Institutional Financial Research Platforms
Bloomberg is the global leader in business and financial data, news and insight. Using the power of technology, we connect the world’s decision makers to accurate information on the financial markets – and help them make faster, smarter decisions.
Serving more than 40,000 institutions in approximately 190 countries, Refinitiv provides information, insights and technology that drive innovation and performance in global financial markets. Our heritage of integrity enables our customers to make critical decisions with confidence while our best-in-class data and cutting-edge technologies enable greater opportunity.
We enable the financial community to trade smarter and faster, overcome regulatory challenges, and scale intelligently.
FactSet creates flexible, open data and software solutions for tens of thousands of investment professionals around the world, providing instant access to financial data and analytics that investors use to make crucial decisions.
For 40 years, through market changes and technological progress, our focus has always been to provide exceptional client service. From more than 60 offices in 24 countries, we’re all working together toward the goal of creating value for our clients, and we’re proud that 95% of asset managers who use FactSet continue to use FactSet, year after year.
Futures/Spot FX/Equity/CFD Broker
Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. was founded by its Chairman Thomas Peterffy. Over the last 41 years, it has grown internally to become one of the premier securities firms with over $7 billion in equity capital.
Interactive Brokers conducts its broker/dealer business on over 125 market destinations worldwide. In its broker dealer agency business, IBKR provides direct access ("on line") trade execution and clearing services to institutional and professional traders for a wide variety of electronically traded products including stocks, options, futures, forex, fixed income and funds worldwide. Interactive Brokers Group and its affiliates execute over 859,000 trades per day.
Interactive Brokers is headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut and has over 1,400 employees in its offices in the USA, Switzerland, Canada, Hong Kong, UK, Australia, Hungary, Russia, Japan, India, China and Estonia. IBKR is regulated by the SEC, FINRA, NYSE, FCA and other regulatory agencies around the world.
Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) provides the world’s leading network of exchanges and clearing houses for financial and commodity markets. As part of that infrastructure, ICE Futures Singapore offers secure, regulated futures trading and clearing services to market participants within this key region. Tailored for the Asian market, ICE Futures Singapore's portfolio of energy, FX, equity derivatives and digital assets contracts offer a range of hedging tools that enables you to effectively mitigate risk and drive growth within your company.
With more than USD50 billion in transactions over the past 12 months (as at October 2019) on our exchange, we believe Liquid will be the go-to platform for financial freedom.
With headquarters in the heart of Chicago's financial district, Barchart has been an industry-leader since 1995 when we launched Barchart.com as one of the first websites for commodities and futures market data. Since then, we have evolved into a global financial technology leader providing market data and services to the global financial, media, and commodity industries.
Our diversified client base trusts Barchart’s innovative Solutions across data, software, and technology to power their operation from front to back office, while our Media brands enable financial and commodity professionals to make decisions through web content, news, and publications.
Barchart connects directly to the markets we service, which include equities, futures, options, indices and foreign exchange, as well as dozens of news providers and other sources of data. Our client base is diverse, ranging from financial services (exchanges, brokers and banks) to trading and investment firms, commodity firms (agricultural, energy and metals) to media.
Live Squawk is the world’s leading financial audio news service. Formed in 2005, the unique nature of how we deliver news means traders, brokers and market observers no longer need wait for market moving headlines.
Our journalists and analysts monitor all major newswires, television channels, news websites, blogs and social media platforms for content with market-moving potential. We only broadcast the most relevant news headlines that you need to know.
We broadcast 24 hours a day from Europe and Asia, Sunday through Friday (except for selected national bank holidays).
Commentary covers all the main asset classes, including equities, fixed income, FX & cryptocurrencies and commodities.
Algorithmic Trading Development Platforms
Our aim is to match talents with the growing demand for personalized and innovative investment solutions. By providing the data and tools of an established hedge fund to our research community, we break the barrier of entry for conducting activities which used to be the exclusivity of financial institutions. Alphien is leveraging on the technology developed and used by experienced quantitative strategists and traders to democratize the access to quantitative finance.
We connect our research community with asset managers by hosting quantitative investment competitions on our platform: we offer asset managers the possibility to submit their investment ideas to our community by launching and sponsoring competitions. The winners producing the best strategies will be rewarded by the sponsors and potentially earn licensing fees.