Bank of America is one of the world's largest financial institutions, serving large corporations, small- and middle-market businesses and individual consumers in more than 150 countries with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services. Bank of America Merrill Lynch is a global leader in corporate and investment banking and trading across a broad range of asset classes, serving corporations, governments, institutions and individuals around the world. The company provides, through various banking and broker-dealer affiliates, M&A advice, equity and debt capital raising solutions, lending, risk management, treasury, liquidity, and payments management. Bank of America Corporation stock (NYSE: BAC) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. For additional information regarding Bank of America Merrill Lynch, please see www.bofaml.com.

Optimizing your Trading Performance Strategy


Advanced Execution Services® (AES) is Credit Suisse's award-winning suite of algorithmic trading strategies, tools, and analytics for global trading across equities, options, futures and foreign exchange. With AES's tools, traders can improve performance versus benchmarks, work orders on multiple liquidity pools, and add consistency to the trading process. The AES team is dedicated to a philosophy of constant improvement and innovation. AES continues to evolve as new trends develop in the marketplace and as our research teams discover more effective trading techniques. This is why AES has been recognized consistently as the leader in algorithmic trading. For more information please contact AES® Trading Desk +852 2101 7266 / (toll free) +877 241 0495.

Credit Suisse AG is one of the world's leading financial services providers and is part of the Credit Suisse group of companies. As an integrated bank, Credit Suisse offers clients its combined expertise in the areas of private banking, investment banking and asset management. Credit Suisse provides advisory services, comprehensive solutions and innovative products to companies, institutional clients and high-net-worth private clients globally, as well as to retail clients in Switzerland. Credit Suisse is headquartered in Zurich and operates in over 50 countries worldwide. Further information about Credit Suisse can be found at www.credit-suisse.com.


UBS provides financial advice and solutions to wealthy, institutional and corporate clients worldwide, as well as private clients in Switzerland. The operational structure of the Group is comprised of our Corporate Center and five business divisions: Wealth Management, Wealth Management Americas, Personal & Corporate Banking, Asset Management and the Investment Bank. UBS's strategy builds on the strengths of all of its businesses and focuses its efforts on areas in which it excels, while seeking to capitalize on the compelling growth prospects in the businesses and regions in which it operates, in order to generate attractive and sustainable returns for its shareholders. All of its businesses are capital-efficient and benefit from a strong competitive position in their targeted markets.
Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, UBS has offices in 54 countries, including all major financial centers, and employs approximately 60,000 people. UBS Group AG is the holding company of the UBS Group. Under Swiss company law, UBS Group AG is organized as an Aktiengesellschaft, a corporation that has issued shares of common stock to investors.


Societe Generale
Societe Generale is one of the largest European financial services groups. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial solidity with a strategy of sustainable growth, and aims to be the reference for relationship banking, recognised on its markets, close to clients, chosen for the quality and commitment of its teams.

Societe Generale has been playing a vital role in the economy for 150 years. With more than 145,000 employees, based in 66 countries, we serve on a daily basis 31 million clients throughout the world. Societe Generale’s teams offer advice and services to individual, corporate and institutional customers in three core businesses:

  • Retail banking in France with the Societe Generale branch network, Credit du Nord and Boursorama, offering a comprehensive range of multi-channel financial services at the leading edge of digital innovation;
  • International retail banking, insurance and financial services to corporates with a presence in developing economies and leading specialised businesses;
  • Corporate and investment banking, private banking, asset management and securities services, with recognised expertise, top international rankings and integrated solutions.

Societe Generale is currently included in the main sustainability indices: DJSI (World and Europe), FSTE4Good (World and Europe), Euronext Vigeo (World, Europe and Eurozone), Ethibel Sustainability Index (ESI) Excellence Europe, 4 of the STOXX ESG Leaders Indices, MSCI Low Carbon Leaders Index.

For more information, you can follow us on twitter @societegenerale or visit our website www.societegenerale.com


About Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank is Germany’s leading bank, with a strong position in Europe and a significant presence in the Americas and Asia Pacific. Deutsche Bank provides banking services to corporations, governments, institutional investors, small and medium-sized businesses, and private individuals.

About Autobahn
Autobahn Equity is part of Deutsche Bank’s electronic trading platform, providing you with access to execution solutions in all major equities markets including 12 within Asia Pacific. Autobahn trading is available in both lit and alternative venues via our flexible suite of algorithms or direct market access (DMA) and both are supported by robust risk controls. Detailed Asia Pacific market knowledge and algorithmic trading expertise are provided by our dedicated coverage team located in Hong Kong, Japan, Australia, Singapore and India.

About SuperX
Deutsche Bank's own alternative liquidity venues are branded as SuperX and within the Asia Pacific region they are currently in operation in Hong Kong, Japan and Australia. Deutsche Bank also operate an alternative liquidity venue aggregator called SuperX Plus providing access to deep, diverse liquidity whilst limiting information leakage.

Smarter Liquidity – Innovation with Integrity.


Solarflare is pioneering server connectivity for neural-class networks. From silicon to firmware to software, Solarflare provides a comprehensive, integrated set of technologies for distributed, ultra-scale, software-defined datacenters. The Solarflare XtremeScale Architecture is a design framework which includes a comprehensive suite of features for ultra-scale environments: High-bandwidth, ultra-low-latency, ultra-scale connectivity, software defined, secure with hardware firewalls, and instrumented for line-speed telemetry. Solarflare solutions have earned a sterling reputation in financial services and are used by virtually every major global exchange, commercial bank and hedge fund. This exacting, regulated performance uniquely qualifies our solutions for use in ultra-scale applications in IoT, big data and artificial intelligence where low latency, robust security and insightful telemetrics are critical. Solarflare solutions are available from leading distributors and value-added resellers, as well as from major global manufacturers. Solarflare is headquartered in Irvine, California, and operates R&D facilities in Cambridge, UK and New Delhi, India.

Contact sfevents@solarflare.com with any questions.


About J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank

J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With $21.2 trillion of assets under custody and $381.5 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world.

Further information about J.P. Morgan is available at www.jpmorganchase.com.


Metamako provides high-performance network solutions to traders, banks, exchanges and brokers which reduce latency, provide increased visibility and simplify the overall network stack.

Metamako’s innovative solutions include capabilities for:

  • Lowest latency market data replication (4 nanoseconds with undetectable jitter)
  • Remote reconfiguration and network monitoring 
  • Ultra-low latency exchange connectivity 
  • Simplified data capture with integrated tapping, high resolution time-stamping and deep buffering
  • Integrated FPGA deployment platform for trading applications

Metamako has offices in New York, London, Tokyo and Sydney and was named in KPMG’s Global Top 50 FinTech Innovators.



ABans Group is a dynamic and diversified business house having expertise in Derivative Broking Services, Merchant Banking and Non-Banking Financial Dealings. Headquartered in Mumbai, India, ABans has offices in major financial centers like London & Dubai. We provide Financial Services to wealthy, institutional and corporate clients worldwide. Our core businesses are:

  • Corporate broking in London with ABans Global offering variety of derivative products traded on international venues.
  • Collective Investment Fund in Mauritius with ABans International generating assured returns using the expertise of the group.
  • Broking in India with memberships of all the major exchanges.

The group has been recognized as the “Top Performing Member” of National Stock Exchange and as “Top-100 SMEs” in India by SKOCH. Our promoter Mr. Abhishek Bansal was awarded the “Udhyog Ratan Award” in 2016 by the Institute of Economic Studies and the “Young Entrepreneur of the Year” by the Commodity Equity Outlook Awards 2017.


uTrade Solutions is a fintech firm, focused on building multi-asset trading technologies, risk platform and blockchain solutions for financial markets.

Our products are widely used by global financial institutions including brokers, algo firms, forex traders, stock exchanges and their end customers.

uTrade is a multi-asset trading platform (for listed and FX markets) offering a web, mobile & desktop trading front end, along with comprehensive risk management and global market access.

muTrade is a low latency, high frequency trading platform; that is delivered along with various algorithms, including Arbitrage, Market Making, Execution, Quant Based algorithms, as well as FIX and Algo APIs to code proprietary logics.

Blockchain Solutions uTrade is driving new solutions enabled by the latest technologies including Blockchain. We have built Clearing and KYC focused Blockchain platforms. We are also partnering with clients to guide and provide Blockchain Solutions for their desired workflows.


About Ullink

Ullink is a global provider of market leading multi-asset trading technology and infrastructure for buy-side and sell-side market participants, including NYFIX, one of the industry’s largest FIX based trading communities. Trusted by over 150 of the world’s top-tier banks and brokers, the company provides consistent, reliable access to the most current and innovative trading solutions available. Our multi-asset solutions allow you to connect to your desired markets, trade when and where you want, while being able to comply with global regulation. From our 10 offices covering all the major global financial centers, our team will advise on the best approach to address your challenges and deploy our technology.
For more information, please contact connect@ullink.com or visit www.ullink.com.
Follow us on Twitter @Ullink_News and LinkedIn


National Stock Exchange of India Limited (NSE), the largest stock exchange in India has transformed the capital market, based on technology, innovation and high standards of governance and management practices. It has played a critical role in reforming the Indian securities market in terms of microstructure, market practices and trading volumes. NSE's business practices and high levels of integrity have earned it the trust of the financial markets worldwide. Among the many accolades won by the exchange, the coveted CII-EXIM Bank Prize for Business Excellence is recognition of this remarkable journey. According to the World Federation of Exchanges’ ratings NSE ranks among the top global Exchanges in terms of number of trades, the largest exchange in terms of contracts traded in Index Options and second largest exchange for Stock Futures. NSE’s flagship index, the NIFTY 50, has become a benchmark national level economic parameter. Since inception, the exchange has won many accolades and is got global recognition for its remarkable journey of excellence.

Having started its operations in June 1994, NSE operates a nation-wide, electronic market, connecting investors in search of growth to corporate issuers in search of capital, providing innovative trading technologies and products in capital market, and currency derivatives segments. NSE offers trading in equities, futures & options in equities, currency and interest rates, volatility, fixed-income, sovereign gold bonds, exchange-traded products and provides a platform for distribution of mutual funds and mechanism for securities lending and borrowing. Also a NSE group company, DotEx has taken the lead in implementing single eKYC project of Govt. of India. Besides being a preferred exchange for listing on main board, NSE EMERGE has become the exchange of choice for the SMEs for getting access to quality capital.

Backed by an indigenously developed software, combined with high performance connectivity, NSE provides innovative tools, access to liquidity and markets through a network of more than 180,000+ NSE terminals across the country in about 600 districts. Technology remains backstage to fulfil the demand for capacity, reliability and performance ensuring the competitive edge. Additionally, NSE also provides DMA, FIX capabilities, co-location facilities for various categories of investors and offers one of the most sophisticated dedicated infrastructure of ‘test environment’ to its Members and vendors.

NSE has made its global presence felt with cross-listing arrangements, including license agreements with CME Group, Singapore Exchange (SGX), London Stock Exchange (LSE) and the Osaka Exchange to facilitate mutual licensing of indices and exploring the feasibility of enabling access to each other's markets. NSE’s flagship index, the NIFTY 50 based products are currently traded in more than 19 exchanges across 17 countries globally.

NSE is committed to operate a market ecosystem which is transparent and efficient; and at the same time offers high levels of safety, integrity and corporate governance, providing ever growing trading & investment opportunities for investors.


Metropolitan Stock Exchange –
Opportunities for FPIs in Equity & Currency Derivatives segments

Since its inception in 2008, MSE, India’s youngest Stock Exchange is committed to facilitate broader participation in the Indian financial markets both equity & non-equity segments. Our product positioning is complemented by reduced operating costs for members, better utilization of their capital and latest technologies to trade.

Metropolitan Stock Exchange of India offers a transparent, hi-tech platform for trading in Capital Market, Futures & Options (F&O), Interest Rate Derivatives, Currency Derivatives, ETFs and Debt Market. At present, 245 companies are listed on the exchange. Over 1400 large corporates, forming over 90% of the total market capitalisation, are available for trading in the permitted to trade category.

With a special emphasis on FPI participation, the exchange offers an efficient platform to execute negotiated deals, bulk and block deals. Clients have the flexibility of executing bilateral trades across the day with no slippages on price and quantity. MSE’s equity cash segment is almost immune to slippage on execution of large deals. This unique advantage coupled with lower transaction costs, makes MSE’s equity cash segment attractive for execution of bulk deals by FPIs. Many FPIs also participate in the currency and interest rate derivative segment of MSE to make best use of exchange wise position limits applicable in these asset classes.

MSE has undergone metamorphosis from a promoter-driven entity to a professionally managed one supervised by a Board of Directors. Top public sector banks like State Bank of India, Punjab National Bank, Bank of Baroda, Bank of India, Canara Bank amongst others along with large financial institutions like MCX, IL&FS together hold around 66% stake in the exchange. Marquee investors like Dr. Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, Mr. Radhakishan Damani, Mr. Nemish Shah, Mr. Kalparaj Dharamshi, Mr. Amal Parikh and others have over 30% equity stake in the exchange.

Among the stock exchanges, MSE offers the lowest costs to entry, including admission and deposit fees, competitive transaction charges and good infrastructure support to its members. In line with global best practices and regulatory requirements, clearing and settlement of trades done on the Exchange are conducted through its subsidiary Metropolitan Clearing Corporation of India Ltd. (MCCIL), an accredited Qualified Central Counterparty. MCCIL has a unique track record of having completed all settlements without any defaults, since inception.

Drinks and Refreshment Sponsor


Portware, a FactSet Company is a leading global provider of multi-asset trade automation solutions powered by artificial intelligence. Portware’s thinking execution management system (EMS) helps automate and streamline the buy side’s most complex trading workflows. Spanning more than three dozen offices in 15 countries together with FactSet, Portware works together with its clients to create highly customizable, automated solutions, design bespoke workflows, increase operational efficiencies, and more closely align portfolio strategy with trade execution worldwide. Portware’s award-winning trade automation solutions are redefining the electronic trading landscape by empowering traders and portfolio managers to maximize liquidity access, minimize information leakage, and enhance trade execution quality consistently to outperform in today’s complex global markets.