Market Makers & Liquidity Providers - ZagTrader

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Market Makers & Liquidity Providers

The Market Making and Liquidity Provision solution is a combination of more than one product that delivers an end-to-end solution for firms involved in this activity. The risk and market exposure that Market Making / Liquidity Provision entails absolutely requires an automated, risk controlled and high speed system. With dedicated algorithms for each type of activity our solution allows firms to comply with regulatory, business and risk requirements while working to maximize profitability.

While the solution is developed specifically for the activity of Market Making and Liquidity Provision, applications such as Price Stabilization, Buy-back management are also configurable. Key parameters that the solution supports include:

  • Reference instrument based pricing with support for baskets, multiple listings and derivatives
  • Theoretical price calculation including depth for the reference instrument
  • Strategy (fully hedged, % hedged, open or any variance / event-based treatment)
  • Min/Max Spread, Volume, Exposure, Gain/Loss and over a hundred other event-based variables
  • Price and Volume references for Delta-1 Market Making
Market Makers & Liquidity Providers

Supported Instruments

  • Equities
  • Futures Contracts
  • Forex
  • Derivatives
  • ETFs
  • Bonds and Sukuks

Improve Workflow

  • Automated, Semi-Automated or Manual activity workflows
  • Dedicated Market Making dashboard with all functionality on one screen
  • Automate workflow and risk management and hedging activity
  • Market condition based triggers to allow for various algorithms/strategies depending on actual realized volatility and volume
  • Integrated with ZagTrader EMS, OMS, Clearing & Settlement system or a stand-alone solution that can be integrated with existing systems

Manage Risk & Compliance

  • Real-time position, P&L, exposure, un-hedged exposure and VaR data
  • Real-time alerts on thresholds, limits and activity
  • Audit trail and regulatory reporting of presence, max-spread, bid/ask size
  • AI analytical tools for back testing and forward testing


  • Connectivity to hundreds of exchanges worldwide
  • Connectivity to global routing networks (Bloomberg, Reuters, NYSE)
  • Solution requires in-bound Data Feed connection (available from ZagTrader); and out-bound FIX connection for order routing to the Exchange/Clearing Member

Flexibility and Scalability

  • Open architecture: allows the traders to implement their own unique strategies
  • Create your own algorithms and rules or connect to any 3rd party algorithmic solution desired
  • Seamless integration with any 3rd party solutions if needed
  • The ability to run more than 100,000 symbols simultaneously
  • Extensive user privilege capabilities

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