CQG Announces Release of its 2018 Version of the Year

New Benefits Include Algorithmic Strategies and Analytics, Fixed Income Enhancements, and MiFID II Compliance Updates

CHICAGO / DENVER, March 27, 2018 – CQG, a leading global provider of high-performance trading, market data, and technical analysis tools, announced today the release of its Version of the Year software upgrade.  The Version of the Year marks the firm’s annual required upgrade and offers the benefits of many new features to CQG’s entire customer base.

CQG Director of Product Management and Marketing Alli Brennan said: “CQG strives to offer solutions to complex challenges across the trading industry.  The projects completed in this release address a range of needs, for everyone from customers impacted by MiFID II, to brokers and commercial hedge desks, to Fixed Income traders, analysts and more.  The Version of the Year includes features from the previous year’s pilot releases and offers over a dozen functional enhancements to our customers around the world.”

New features include:

  • Algorithmic (algo) strategies from firms including BAML, Quantitative Brokers, Wedbush and RCM, now available on CQG Integrated Client and QTrader
  • Transaction Cost Analysis (TCA) reports and other algo analytics
  • Fixed Income trading improvements
  • Updates to aid CQG clients as they work to meet various compliance obligations associated with the European Union’s Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II)
  • Additional features that were added in optional quarterly releases throughout the year, including: Care Orders for Hedge Management, Net Change Charts, requests for quotes (RFQs), and more

About CQG
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.

Ellen G. Resnick
Crystal Clear Communications
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