The Tradetech Daily



Pinpoint provides global access to UBS''s entire electronic trading offering through a flexible front end. With Pinpoint, users can centrally manage single stock, portfolio, listed options, foreign exchange and futures trades. Pinpoint also delivers: DMA and UBS algorithmic trading in the major markets around the world; advanced pairs, portfolio and cross-asset functionality; high-speed connectivity; live, regional technical and trading support that "follows the sun"; and integration with order management platforms, allocation tools, other frontto- back systems, etc.


UBS supports FIX versions 4.0, 4.1, 4.2, 4.4. Pinpoint accesses the full global suite of UBS algorithms, which offers a spectrum of price sensitive, time sensitive, and liquidity seeking algorithms – including UBS Tap.

Market data

UBS maintains proprietary market data links with all the exchanges to which it connects.

Routing and trading venues

UBS connects to all major equities exchanges in the US, Canada, Europe and Asia Pacific, as well as most major alternative liquidity venues including Japannext, kabu. com, Chi-X Japan and UBS Price Improvement Network (UBS PIN), which is available in Hong Kong, Australia and Japan. We offer options trading on US listed options on all major derivatives exchanges and futures trading on the CME, LIFFE, Eurex and Euronext Amsterdam, Paris, TSE, OSE, SGX and soon ASX. FX trading via Pinpoint is facilitated via the UBS FX trading desk and is available for major currency pairs.

UBS has smart order router capabilities that are fully integrated with its DMA and algorithmic trading offering. In Asia, smart order routing is currently available in Australia and Japan.

Future updates

UBS plans to offer smart order routing in Hong Kong and India, as well as other countries in the region soon.