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An alternative trading system (ATS), as the name suggests, provides the means for investors to execute transactions in the capital markets, usually via the Internet or a private network, without using traditional exchanges. Often known as ECNs (electronic communication/crossing networks), ECNs usually cater for stock trades but also exist for bonds, syndicated loans and foreign exchange (FX).
Archipelago
Order entry and execution system for Nasdaq and listed stocks. Features include anonymous access to all displayed Nasdaq market participants, SmartBook TM proprietary execution algorithm.
Bloomberg Tradebook
Institutional access only from Bloomberg terminal through B-Trade Services. Recent expansion deal with Credit-Lyonnais.
Brut
Covers the Nasdaq market providing proprietary access to trading liquidity.
Instinet Corporation
One of the largest brokers in the electronic markets. Recent link up with virt-x exchange in the UK.
ITG Europe
European crossing network. Orders can be entered manually, imported from a trade order management system or loaded via an Excel spreadsheet. Accepts orders via email for forwarding to POSIT. Sales traders will accept orders via phone calls or fax.
Marco Polo New World
Online equity trading network linking developed countries of the world with emerging markets.
RealTick By Townsend Analytics, Ltd.
Research and direct access trading platform integrated with technical analysis and real time quote displays.
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