Vela's Trading Platform, Metro, is a high-performant server-based system supporting automated, algorithmic, and click trading strategies. Metro provides extensive execution and risk management functionality as well as a full suite of options pricing and modelling tools. 

Key features include:

  • Streaming quote functionality with user defined strategy and safety settings
  • Electronic eye functionality supporting view only and automatic execution
  • Auto-hedging
  • Ability to create custom rule-based visual and audio alerts
  • Risk management including real-time Greeks, scenario analysis and drop copy
  • Wide range of out of the box models for setting of vol and skew curves
  • Supports multiple regions and venues
  • Position management and reconciliation tools
  • Click trading supports multiple order types
  • Custom apps available through app store or professional services
  • Customizable layouts allowing users to optimize workflow
  • Platform designed for performance and tuned for deployment
  • Fully functional API for programmatic access and seamless automation of strategies

Metro provides access to all major US and European options markets and has been the top choice for futures and options traders for more than 10 years.  It enables rapid expansion to new markets while providing a comprehensive automated workflow for futures and options trading.


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