Cognotec partners IT-Finance to provide advanced charting within RealStream Margin

8 September 2008

Cognotec, the world’s leading supplier of e-forex trading solutions, has announced a partnership that makes IT-Finance’s charting solution available to end users of the Cognotec RealStream Margin trading solution.

RealStream Margin is the leading margin trading solution for financial institutions to offer to their end users via a web-distributed platform. Operating in a real-time environment, RealStream Margin already offers users’ true ‘one click’ trading via executable streaming rates and sophisticated revaluation tools which enable up-to-the-millisecond portfolio analysis capabilities. RealStream Margin also allows financial institutions to source liquidity from third-party providers so that a full trading service with guaranteed ability to execute can be extended to end users - without the need for the financial institution to make a market in all currencies.

Taking live, real-time financial feeds IT-Finance’s plug-and-play API offers over 70 technical indicators, all of which can be fully customised by traders, the system then generates trading alerts to trigger buy and sell signals when suitable market conditions prevail. Users can create their own indicators and using the historical data, back-test their preferred trading strategy.

Commenting on the partnership Mike Thrower, Head of Sales and Marketing for Cognotec said: “We have always believed that the strength of our brand lay in pioneering new cutting-edge solutions for market participants – not reinventing the wheel. IT-Finance’s extensive charting expertise and fully user definable GUI, complements the functionality of RealStream Margin, and has been easily integrated into the platform via a plug-and-play API. Using a combination of our core competences has improved what was already an excellent margin trading platform. With this announcement, Cognotec is ensuring that RealStream Margin remains a true best-of-breed solution.”

Arnaud Trepat-Marti, Managing Director of IT-Finance said: “This successful partnership with Cognotec enables users of RealStream Margin to take advantage of IT-Finance’s advanced charting tools. Tens of thousands of end users connect each day to our datacenters and we use this constant feedback to ensure our solutions consistently stay ahead of their needs. This means that the end-users of Cognotec RealStream Margin will enjoy an outstanding technical analysis experience.”

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