CHICAGO and DENVER, March 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CQG, Inc., a leading global provider of high-performance trading, market data, and technical analysis tools, today announced a new partnership with Nasdaq Futures (NFX), a leading futures exchange, to provide a trading solution for clients trading NFX products. NFX, leveraging CQG Desktop for its trading system, now makes that offering available with zero fees, providing direct trading access of NFX listed products to its clients.
NFX traders can now take advantage of the lower execution rates - often 50 percent less than incumbent energy exchanges - without any CQG execution fees.
"Nasdaq is committed to building the futures market of tomorrow. That's why we've partnered with CQG to create a solution for clients that offers best-in-class technology at a lower cost," said Rick Beaman, Vice President and head of Nasdaq Futures. "This partnership is a great example of how we're reimagining the evolution of NFX and the opportunities for clients."
CQG Senior Vice President Mike Glista said: "NFX wanted a strategic, robust technology partner to make access to its markets easier and more cost-efficient for customers. CQG is pleased to partner with the exchange to provide our flexible, web-based platform."
CQG provides the industry's highest performing solutions for trading, global market data, and advanced technical analysis. The firm partners with the vast majority of futures brokerage and clearing firms and provides Direct Market Access (DMA) to more than 45 exchanges through its global network of co-located Hosted Exchange Gateways. CQG's server-side order management tools for spreading, market aggregation, and smart orders are unsurpassed for speed and ease of use. Its market data feed consolidates more than 75 sources, including exchanges worldwide for futures, options, fixed income, foreign exchange, and equities, as well as data on debt securities, industry reports, and financial indices. CQG has received the Prop Traders' ISV of the Year award from FOW (now Global Investor Group), the Best Technical Analysis Platform award from The Technical Analyst, and the Best Product for Traders award from Finance Magnates for its multi-asset trading platform. CQG is headquartered in Denver, Colorado, with sales and support offices worldwide.
Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) is a leading global provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 90 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to approximately 3,900 total listings with a market value of approximately $13 trillion. To learn more, visit: http://business.nasdaq.com