Tradition to Offer Trad-X via BT Radianz Cloud

28 November 2011

New interest rates swaps platform available to members of BT Radianz community

BT today announced that it will provide the 15,000 members of its cloud community fast, global and secure access to Tradition’s newly launched hybrid platform, Trad-X via the BT Radianz Cloud.

Earlier this year, Tradition announced the availability of Trad-X for Euro Interest Rate Swaps using its proprietary technology to provide a multi-asset class trading platform for over the counter (OTC) derivatives.

Members of the BT Radianz community, such as BNP Paribas, Societe Generale and UBS, who access Trad-X will benefit from regulatory compliant solutions for trading interest rate swaps at competitive execution costs. The move is yet another sign of the growth of the BT Radianz Cloud - the world’s largest and longest-running financial services community.

Andy Nicholson, president, global banking & financial markets, BT, said: “Tradition’s Trad-X is designed to equip traders and banks with access to deep liquidity through its proprietary and next generation technology. We understand the importance to our members of secure and reliable access to platforms such as Trad-X and we’re delighted to have been chosen as one of its connectivity providers.”

Yann L’Huillier, Tradition Group CIO, said: “Our customers demand reliable and secure access to this new hybrid platform. With a community of over 15,000 members, the BT Radianz Cloud offers scale and reach, making them a natural choice for Tradition. Similar to all market places, Tradition is network agnostic and is happy to welcome BT as one of its high quality service network providers.”

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