Florida-based TradeStation, a leading futures, stocks, ETFs & FX broker has reported that it has extended its coverage of European financial instruments. The broker who is part of Monex Group, one of Japan’s largest brokerage houses will offer real-time trading in NYSE Liffe (Europe) futures. The move comes after TradeStation was sanctioned by US regulatory authority, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).
The broker will offer a range of liquid instruments. One of the most popular instruments in the UK market is the benchmark stock index, the FTSE 100. In addition, traders will gain coverage of three high-volume short-term interest rate (STIRS) and fixed-income derivative futures: the three-month Euribor, three-month Sterling and UK government bond (Gilt) futures. Traders can also diversify into European commodity futures such as cocoa and coffee.
TradeStation was established in the early 1990s, and has grown to be a pioneer in the futures e-trading arena. Its TradeStation analysis software is a multi-asset trading terminal with the ability to apply widgets and tools using Easy Language.
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The latest news come three years after TradeStation first entered Europe with ICE futures. “The addition of NYSE Liffe futures significantly strengthens TradeStation’s already substantial European futures presence,” said Salomon Sredni, Chief Executive Officer of TradeStation Group, Inc in the official publication.
Through the offering, traders using the firm’s award winning platform will be able to connect their automated systems and algorithmic robots.
TradeStation was acquired by Monex in 2011 for $402 million.