Rosario Futures Exchange (ROFEX), an Argentina-based derivatives exchange, is now available through SunGard Global Network for Securities (SGN) for global connectivity, order routing and market data. SGN will help futures and options traders around the world easily access ROFEX, facilitating electronic order routing access to their exchange. SGN will also help increase efficiencies and reduce errors for traders that trade through ROFEX by helping them trade electronically, for greater automation across the trade lifecycle.
Growth in the derivatives markets in Latin America is attracting new liquidity through improved access and collaboration between exchanges. As traders expand their derivatives trading reach to international markets they increasingly require robust trading tools and access to an extensive global network. SunGard’s Valdi and SGN offer comprehensive derivative trading solutions as well as one of the largest networks in the world. Valdi provides futures and options traders with global trading software, powerful market data, risk management solutions and low latency execution services. SGN provides trade automation and connectivity to over 120 electronic markets and more than 530 brokers worldwide, helping shorten time to market for trading new products and in new geographies.
Mr. Diego Fernandez, chief executive officer of Rosario Futures Exchange, said “SunGard is helping us expand our global reach by providing us with electronic access to new markets and participants, facilitating the growth of our business and helping make global trading easier and efficient for our clients.”
Raj Mahajan, president of SunGard’s global trading business, said, “We are pleased to provide Latin American customers with a customizable solution for multi-asset, global trading, through Valdi and SGN. It is our goal to provide customers with a simplified gateway to access all exchanges in Latin America; we already provide access to equities and derivatives exchanges in Brazil, Mexico, Chile, Colombia, Peru and now Argentina.”
Source: Bobsguide, 10.10.2011