HSH Nordbank, a regional bank in Northern Europe, has selected icubic’s iQbonds for the electronic trading of financial instruments. iQbonds is a solution for market-making and trading fixed-income securities. Using iQbonds, customers can price, quote and trade bonds on different electronic markets with just one software application. According to icubic, iQbonds enables purchases and sales to be processed in milliseconds and features include automatic responses to trades, e.g. auto-hedging, and automatic trade booking in the back office system (STP). In addition, iConnect from icubic provides iQbonds with a connection to all relevant electronic markets.
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