OptionsCity Software wins “Best options trading platform” award

Metro recognized by Wall Street Letter Institutional Trading Awards

Chicago – OptionsCity Software, Inc. today announced that its flagship trading and market making platform, Metro, has been named “Best options trading platform” by Wall Street Letter in the 2012 Institutional Trading Awards. The awards are determined by an independent panel of industry experts and are judged on the level of innovation and client satisfaction displayed by applicants.

“We are thrilled to be recognized for our innovation and contribution to the trading industry,” said Hazem Dawani, CEO of OptionsCity. “We congratulate Wall Street Letter on their inaugural awards event and thank them for our award.”

The Institutional Trading Awards recognize distinction among top providers to the trading industry and are presented by The Wall Street Letter, an online provider of “unrivaled in-depth intelligence on the latest trading and technology happenings”. OptionsCity was nominated for this award among other highly respected software providers, including ORC, FlexTrade, Bloomberg Tradebook, and Investment Technology Group.

OptionCity’s end-to-end trading platform, Metro, is a fully configurable electronic trading and market making platform that creates a distinctive edge by enabling options traders to have full control over trading, safety, and risk management. Metro was built on power, speed, reliability, and simplicity.  Boasting an intuitive interface, Metro provides options traders with a powerful solution that has a dynamic quoting engine, risk mitigation and high-scale cost reduction.

About OptionsCity Software Inc.
As developers of the popular Metro electronic trading and market-making platform, Chicago-based OptionsCity Software has helped options traders make markets and trade on the world’s leading derivative markets since 2006.  OptionsCity continues to innovate with the development of Freeway, a low-latency server-based algorithmic trading platform designed for deploying user-built multi-asset strategies.  No matter the choice, OptionsCity products are built on power, speed and reliability that options traders require to have full control over trading, safety and risk management.  OptionsCity is a certified Independent Software Vendor on 15 leading derivative exchanges. For more information, please visit www.optionscity.com.

Contact:    Kim Pike
Phone:     (312) 376-8395
Email:       kpike@optionscity.com

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