CHICAGO and WARSAW, July 20, 2021 — Trading Technologies International, Inc. (TT), a global provider of high-performance professional trading software, infrastructure and data solutions, and the Warsaw Stock Exchange (WSE), the national exchange of Poland, today announced that TT’s global user base can now access derivatives products listed on WSE through the TT platform.
The addition of WSE to Trading Technologies’ range of connected markets further strengthens the TT offering with seamless access to Central and Eastern Europe’s leading derivatives market. The exchange’s listings span index futures, single-stock futures, currency futures and index options and include:
- WIG20 index futures and options
- mWIG40 index futures
- USD/PLN, EUR/PLN, GBP/PLN and CHF/PLN FX futures
In 2020, WSE ranked among European leaders in terms of turnover growth. Its main market equities grew by 47.5% year over year (YoY), while its SME Growth Market saw significant action and recorded over 888% YoY growth. At the same time, WSE’s derivatives segment turnover volumes grew by at least 50% YoY in each product line. The WIG20 futures contract, WSE’s flagship derivatives product, is certified by the CFTC, making it available to U.S.-based traders.
“The Warsaw Stock Exchange’s product portfolio has broad appeal to our global FCM partners and their customers as well as some buy-side and commercial users. We are happy to be collaborating with WSE on this mutually beneficial endeavor,” said Steve Stewart, Managing Director, Sales EMEA at Trading Technologies.
“We are glad TT clients will have access to WSE-listed derivatives which strongly supports further development of this market. Apart from introduction of new products, we are focused on broadening the number of market participants active in this segment. Close cooperation with TT will help us bring liquidity to WSE derivatives and make our market more attractive to investors,” said Izabela Olszewska, Member of the Warsaw Stock Exchange Management Board.
With market connectivity that spans six continents, TT’s privately managed infrastructure delivers secure market access and superior performance from anywhere in the world. Designed specifically for professional traders, TT incorporates a broad array of customizable tools to accommodate trading strategies that range from manual point-and-click trading to single-digit microsecond automated order entry.
About the Warsaw Stock Exchange
The Warsaw Stock Exchange Group (GPW Group) operates trading platforms for shares, Treasury and corporate bonds, derivatives, electricity and gas, and provides indices and benchmarks including WIBOR and WIBID. The index agent FTSE Russell classifies the Polish capital market as a Developed Market since 2018. The markets operated by the GPW Group are the biggest in Central and Eastern Europe. For more information, visit www.gpw.pl.
About Trading Technologies
Trading Technologies (www.tradingtechnologies.com, @Trading_Tech) creates professional trading software, infrastructure and data solutions for a wide variety of users, including proprietary traders, brokers, money managers, CTAs, hedge funds, commercial hedgers and risk managers. In addition to providing access to the world’s major international exchanges and liquidity venues via its TT® trading platform, TT offers domain-specific technology for cryptocurrency trading and machine-learning tools for trade surveillance.