Market Makers & Liquidity Providers - ZagTrader

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Market Makers & Liquidity Providers

Not all market making systems are created equally, the desired trader market making system is a careful balance between multiple components which work in tandem to deliver a cutting-edge experience for the end user, data feed management along with institutional and algorithmic trading for front, middle and back office, all working together, delivering an unmatched experience.

On top of that you get regulatory reporting, real time dashboards and capabilities to extend the platform to do a lot more than what comes out of the Box. The ZagTrader plugins feature allows you to add and inject your own pre trade and post trade rules that provide extensive and customized rules that would further fit your business requirements.

The ZagTrader Market Making system is a powerful platform covering equities as well as ETFs. It is able to create pricing theoretically based on the underlying, along with digital assets as well. It is multi asset classed and multi user based, it can also fit within a bigger scope of an asset management or can run independently. if it is working within an asset management space, the configurations, may allow the market making administrator to be defined, with certain limits as a regular employee, who is already using the platform like anybody else.

The ZagTrader Market Making system is the next generation market making technology and is growing on a very fast rate compared to any other standalone market making systems out there.

The ZagTrader Market Making system, is part of a much bigger scope that includes front - middle - back office that can provide a lot more than just being a standalone isolated platform, that needs to integrate with something else and data feeds and will not understand a lot of local exchange specific requirements.

The ZagTrader Market Making System uses the ZagTrader’ award-winning Execution Management and Order Management systems which also understands major and minor currencies, quotes, global data and others…, It is available for all the existing ZagTrader clients and any new client can have the ZagTrader Market Making system to be instantly deployed in a very short period of time and will be able to use it immediately out of the box.

The platform on a technology level is web-based and has advanced trading screens that can be installed on creators species and is capable of sending orders via market specific API or standard FIX, using mass quote messages to be able to deliver the quotes directly to the exchanges, please feel free to give it a try and contact us for more information.

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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