Patsystems has completed conformance to the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx). Companies such as Fimat Hong Kong, Man Financial and Phillip Futures are all using this new access to connect and trade HKEx’s derivatives products through the Patsystems native HKEx Exchange Specific Adaptor. This latest connectivity adds to Patsystems’ network of global exchange access. The company’s Asian exchange connectivity now offers access to nine exchanges in the region, covering futures contracts such as interest rates, government bonds, equities, commodities and energy.
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