Industry-Leading TCA Provider

Post-Trade TCA Trade Zoom for Asset Managers

All of Your Multi-Asset Analytics on a Single Global Platform

 

Abel Noser's Trade Zoom is the industry leading post-trade tool that allows you to measure trading performance.  It provides information on your trading strategies along with time-specific data for each step of the trading process.  With multiple possible measures built into the tool, you can go right to the analytics that interest you the most.

 

Trade Zoom also offers the transparency you need to understand and manage trading costs, allowing you to evaluate historical trading performance over a specified period of time. You can compare costs, evaluate strategies and identify improvement opportunities.

 

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Trade Zoom Features

  • One of the fastest TCA platforms in the industry
  • Intuitive interface with powerful versatility, allowing you to focus on your trading
  • Custom benchmarking against the largest universe of TCA data, at no extra cost
  • Drill-thru to underlying data points like timestamps, market data and cost results
  • Critical trade data (including market data points and notes) recorded in a long-term depository allowing compliance and regulatory review
  • Volumes metrics, strike prices, quotes, spread costs and much more
  • Reports, aggregated for internal and external use, are available on-demand, can be scheduled, or delivered by email
  • Competitive and customized pricing options

 

GLOBAL ASSET COVERAGE

 

Equities

Preferred Stock

Foreign Currency
Treasuries
Agencies

Corporate

Futures

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Trade Zoom for Equities

 

  • Over a 150 built in measures, with specific data for each step of the trading process
  • Manager Styles feature provides empirical analytics that enables the visualization of a manager's timing relative to price movement
  • View costs incurred at every level of the trade cycle at high and granular level
  • Largest peer universe with trading data collected from over 750 investment managers representing more than $7.5 trillion in equities trading

 

Trade Zoom for Fixed Income

 

  • Market participants receive an absolute cost of each bond transaction they execute
  • Best and worst trades, including outlier trades, are identified for your convenience
  • You can sort data by bond type, country, credit quality, duration and outlier trades
  • Individual reports include broker, trader, or portfolio manager extracts
  • Spread-based measures for corporate, treasury, and sovereign bonds
  • Coverage of both on and off the run issues
  • Bid wanted statistics of counterparties during the trade
  • Odd lot and round lot data comparisons
  • Relative comparisons of issues by duration, credit quality, maturity and coupon rate

 

Our breakthrough methodology provides three measurement methods:

  • Liquidity-based measures evaluate trade costs based on actual transactions as reported by TRACE, ECNs or other liquidity platforms.
  • Quote-based measures use our extensive database of intra-day dealer quotes to evaluate the client trade.
  • Spread-to-benchmark measures calculate the trade yield over an index or a liquid treasury reference rate.  Then we compare the traded spread to an expected spread

 

Trade Zoom for FX

 

Trade Zoom can help you lower currency trading costs while satisfying regulatory, client and governance requirements. FX features include the ability to:

  • Calculate absolute and relative costs by numerous critical measures (i.e. spots, forwards, swaps)
  • Show impact when trading with “standing order instructions” versus “negotiated transactions”
  • Quantify the true costs of your custodial relationships
  • Show worst and best cost trades; strike price and average price metrics
  • Offer assessments that are un-conflicted compared to reports produced by interested counter-parties

 

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Behind the scenes, Trade-Zoom employs robust technology that enables you to slice and dice your data in almost any way imaginable.

 

The Manager Styles feature is an alpha profiler that breaks out data by portfolio manager.  You can see the specific approaches that each PM took throughout a trade life cycle, illuminating the rationale for buying a stock, price confirmation process, venue choices and numerous other trade elements.  Armed with this information, you can make informed, alpha-producing execution decisions.

 

Common questions Trade-Zoom will enable you to easily answer include:

  • How much did the price move while you were in the market?
  • How did you trade versus the market?
  • How did you trade based on price-volume considerations?
  • How did a portfolio manager's style affect your trading costs?

 

Trade-Zoom is one of the industry's most valuable best-execution tools.

Trade Zoom for Futures

 

By utilizing various measures built into our easy-to-use interface, you can review algo participation during market variances, compare trading across different markets and venues, quantify execution quality and measure performance.  In short, we offer the tools you need to compete in today's electronic trading environment. Trade-Zoom's Futures TCA features include the ability to:

  • Quantify the implementation costs of futures hedging strategies
  • Utilize broker performance metrics and execution-quality exception checks
  • Assess efficacy and costs of your algorithm strategies
  • Minimize reversion and implementation shortfall
  • Compare your absolute trading costs to relative peer universe costs
  • Track market liquidity to assess trade impact
  • Identify alpha opportunities in you your timing work flow

 

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Trade-Zoom's FX reporting offers traders multiple views to help review critical transactional data.

Whether you need to assess broker performance or compare algo strategies, our analytics platform can provide you the clarity you need, when you need it.

Confidential and Secure

 

Trade Zoom data is kept confidential and secure.  We can also set tiered access levels for users within your own organization.  Over 500 clients entrust their trade data to Abel Noser.  You benefit by sharing in the scope of our knowledge and experience, while remaining anonymous at all times.

 

We can set up a FREE TRIAL using your own EMS/OMS data so you can experience first-hand the clear value of our data extracts.  Email us to learn more about the process.

 

 

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