Kx FOR SURVEILLANCE
Kx for Surveillance enables financial institutions to instantly detect known trading violations like layering, spoofing or marking the close. Customers can calibrate their parameters in real time to improve their detection quality and accuracy. The flexibility of the historical database and replay engine eases retrospective investigation for new types of fraudulent behavior and suspicious activity.
MARKET ABUSE REGULATIONMiFID II has raised the regulatory bar higher than ever. More Investment Firms than ever are facing regulatory requirements with significant penalties for non-compliance.
We are delighted to be working with Euronext, offering their MAR technology solution, powered by Kx.
MULTI ASSET & MULTI MARKETThe Kx platform captures and consolidates all trading data (rates, trades, orders, news) for FX, credit, rates, commodities, equities and listed derivatives. Built on technology chosen by top global banks for their high frequency trading systems, Kx for Surveillance was designed in collaboration with market participants to give analysts and business users a comprehensive view of relevant market activity.
BACKTESTING & MARKET REPLAYRegulators and bank compliance departments are dealing with ever increasing volumes of complex trading data which makes identifying anomalies difficult. With Kx it is possible to backtest many years of trading data to efficiently calibrate scenarios and identify irregular behavior, minimizing false positives.
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FLEXIBLE ALERTSThe CEP engine within Kx for Surveillance enables instant detection of trends or patterns that may indicate market abuse, erroneous trading or malfunctioning algorithms. Flexible configuration of alert parameters and thresholds enables more accurate detection rates and comprehensive, easy-to-use market replay functionality further improves the efficiency of investigations. Some customers have reported the time taken to analyze potential breaches being reduced from months to minutes.
The basis for Kx Technology is a unique integrated platform which includes a high-performance historical time-series columnar database called kdb+, an in-memory compute engine, and a real-time streaming processor all unified with an expressive query and programming language called q.
Designed from the start for extreme scale, and running on industry standard servers, the kdb+ database has been proven to solve complex problems faster than any of its competitors.LEARN MORE