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OptionsCity to Offer Direct Access to CME Europe

OptionsCity to Offer Direct Access to CME Europe

OptionsCity Software, a leading provider of electronic trading solutions, today announced that the company has completed conformance testing with CME Europe, a new London-based derivatives exchange (subject to Financial Conduct Authority Approval) and wholly owned subsidiary of CME Group. Upon the September 29, 2013 launch date of the exchange, and pending regulatory approval, OptionsCity will provide its clients that are members of the exchange with direct access to CME Europe.

“We are pleased to offer our customers access to trading futures on CME Europe,” replied Hazem Dawani, CEO of OptionsCity Software. “Our direct connectivity will offer highly reliable access and further competitiveness for our clients, allowing them to capitalize on opportunities in new markets. This is a milestone in our expansion in Europe.”

OptionsCity customers will be able to choose between trading the initial range of FX futures on CME Globex or by submitting block or EFPS trades via CME ClearPort for clearing. Clearing services will be provided by CME Clearing Europe, the London-based clearing house regulated by the Bank of England.

Customers will access products listed for trading on CME Europe via OptionsCity’s Metro and Freeway platforms. Metro, the firm’s flagship electronic trading and market making platform fully integrates with Freeway, a multi-asset automated trading platform that gives developers and traders a comprehensive development environment to create and back-test automated trading strategies, and execute trades to the market with micro-second speed.

To speak with an OptionsCity representative or to schedule a custom demo, please contact or call +1 312.605.4500 (US) or +44 (0) 203.053.6000 (UK).

About OptionsCity Software Inc.
As developers of the award-winning Metro electronic trading and market-making platform, 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 multi-asset, automated trading platform designed to build, test, and deploy algorithms with micro-second execution. 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 leading global derivative exchanges and markets. For more information, please visit

Contact: Sarah McNabb
Phone: +1 (312) 605-4530

Disclaimer: This press release contains forward-looking statements with the exception of historical information. The matters discussed in this press release involve risk and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statement. All trademarks are properties of their respective owners.

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