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Sterling Trading Tech Enhances Risk Calculations for Its Real-Time Risk & Margin Engine


Sterling Trading Tech (STT), a leader in compliance, risk and infrastructure solutions for equity, options and futures trading, announces enhancements for its cloud-based risk & margin engine.

STTs Sterling Risk Engine (SRE) provides advanced analytics as a RaaS (Risk as a Service) solution utilizing sophisticated quantitative and big data techniques to manage risk. This is done in real-time for thousands of portfolios which allows brokerages and clearing firms to easily monitor market and credit risk. The SRE continuously calculates the OCC Portfolio margin and Risk based haircuts, for each account. The SRE also has the capability to handle firm specific house rules. The SREs flexible, cloud-based technology allows access to risk calculations via its browser-based risk monitor or using its API.

New enhancements include risk classifications and a futures module. The risk classification functionality enables users to view market risk based on sector, industry or market capitalization. The futures module offers market risk based on standard deviations and correlations amongst product groups.

The Sterling Risk Suite has been in active development since its inception in 2018. Many enhancements are developed to solve specific client needs that are not currently being met in the marketplace, states Andrew Actman, Managing Director of Business Development for Sterling Trading Tech. Three new clearing firms have begin using the Sterling Risk & Margin Engine this year. All 3 firms received FINRA approval, which included detailing ways in which they will utilize the SRE on a daily basis.

Additional new SRE functionality includes; enhanced post-expiration analysis, options pin risk evaluation, a new client facing back office allowing clients to self-manage their setup, a risk event application for communicating risk violations while creating an audit trail of such events, and support of flex options and valuation of risk of warrants.

Sterling Trading Tech, a leading provider of equity trading solutions, offers its clients compliance tools, risk tools, infrastructure products, market data and a full variety of trading platforms with platforms for both professional and retail traders. These platforms are available to the global trading community for equities, options, futures and cryptocurrencies. Sterling Trading Tech products can be white labeled to enhance our clients brand identity.

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Sterling Trading Tech (STT) is a leading provider of professional trading technology solutions for the global equities, equity options and futures markets. With over 100 clients including leading brokers, clearing firms and prop groups in over 20 countries, STT provides solutions tailored to clients needs. STT supports tens of thousands of users worldwide and provides links to over 80 execution venues in the U.S. STT currently touches over 5% of the daily U.S. equity volume. STT is committed to providing fast, stable technology along with outstanding customer service.

Sterling Trading Tech Media Contact:

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(312) 517-3569

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