Prime of Prime liquidity provider IS Prime has partnered with foreign exchange (forex) technology company Integral, to extend its multi-asset liquidity distribution, the companies announced in a joint statement this Wednesday.
IS Prime provides liquidity to forex and contracts-for-difference (CFD) brokerages. Under the agreement, its FX and Index Swaps liquidity is now accessible through Integral’s Open Currency Exchange (OCX), a trading environment and liquidity network for the FX space.
Index Swaps are the proprietary product of IS Prime, a London-based company regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). It delivers pricing and execution on indices and commodities globally.
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Commenting on the announcement, Jonathan Brewer, Managing Partner, IS Prime said: “Joining the Integral OCX network is a natural strategic development for our business as we continue to expand our liquidity distribution. We are pleased to partner with Integral to offer a fair, transparent and efficient trading experience to our institutional clients.”
Integral is one of the leading providers of trading and liquidity aggregation solutions to forex market participants. Through its OCX, the company provides direct cross-connect to more than 250 liquidity sources, which supply around 3,000 market making streams through its matching engines.
Integral Partners with MOEX
In order to achieve this status as a leading provider, the company has established partnerships to further its reach. As Finance Magnates reported, the forex firm partnered with the Moscow Exchange (MOEX). Under the agreement, the Russian exchange is able to deliver access to global forex liquidity to its customers. On the other hand, Integral can offer its own customers liquidity from MOEX.
“IS Prime is an exciting addition to the Integral OCX marketplace and we welcome them as a provider of liquidity in FX and Index Swaps. Extending their distribution over OCX will offer advanced aggregation and improved pricing to clients while further enriching the liquidity on the Integral network,” added Harpal Sandhu, Chief Executive Officer, Integral.