NEW YORK and BUENOS AIRES – September 22, 2016 – IPC, a leading global provider of secure, compliant communications and networking solutions for the financial markets community today announced that it continues to expand its financial marketplace in Latin America by enabling global market participants to trade in Argentina with the IPC Financial Markets Network. The IPC Financial Markets Network (FMN) is a managed network-as-a-service solution that offers an established ecosystem of sell-side firms, buy-side firms, inter-dealer brokers, liquidity venues, energy firms, trade lifecycle services, market data providers and clearing/settlement firms. The FMN provides thousands of sub-ecosystems throughout the trade lifecycle and across asset classes – equities, fixed income, currencies, commodities, and their derivatives -- futures, options, forwards and swaps.
Through a single connection into the diverse global IPC ecosystem, market participants can access IPC’s comprehensive suite of mission-critical, multi-modal communications solutions for:
- Sourcing liquidity
- Achieving best execution
- Capturing alpha
- Latency-sensitive trading
- Price discovery
- Gaining speed to market
- Reducing capital and operational costs
“There has been remarkable growth in interest among global institutional investors and asset managers to access Argentina’s financial markets as the country demonstrates that it is open to the world for business and investment,” said David Brown, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Financial Markets Network, IPC. “We are thrilled to offer the global investment community reliable and secure connectivity to one of Latin America’s leading economies.”
The IPC FMN service portfolio includes the Connexus Financial Extranet, Direct Connect and MPLS WAN data services, as well as Trader and Enhanced Voice connectivity services. IPC’s Financial Markets Network interconnects global financial centers and allows access to more than 6,000 market participant locations across 700 cities in more than 60 countries.
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