The Tradetech Daily



RealTick is a multi-broker, multi-asset, data, risk and analytics solution for buy-side and sell-side customers worldwide. Asia-Pacific is a strong growth area for RealTick, with a new office in Hong Kong and a growing client base throughout the region.

RealTick offers cross-asset trading in equities, options, futures, FX, and fixed income on a broker-neutral, software-only platform.

Connectivity to global liquidity sources is provided through the firm’s extensive network of more than 200 broker-dealers and over 100 markets worldwide.


RealTick’s clients in the Asia-Pacific, Americas,
and EMEA regions include hedge funds, asset and portfolio managers and
institutional and individual investors.

Connectivity and functionality

RealTick’s interface provides many options for
order entry including: list and program trades; spreads; pairs; bracket;
conditional; and multi-step orders.

The system can be easily integrated with many order
management systems (OMS). The RealTick application programming interface allows
for custom integration with clients’ in-house or third-party OMS applications.

Sourcing options

RealTick is deployed to the trader desktop, requires no additional
hardware, and is supported around the clock by the firm’s global client service
centre during regular market hours

Pre- and post-trade analytics

RealTick provides built-in intra-trade transaction cost analysis (TCA)
tools and integrates with third parties for pre- and post-trade TCA.

Future plans

RealTick continues to deploy resources to continually expand and enhance its product offering, including recently enhanced trading functionality and the upcoming RealTick UltraLite solution aimed at the mobile customer.