7. Post-trade services

We dedicate significant resources to ensuring our market is compatible with the relevant domestic and international settlement systems, central clearing houses and tri-party agents.

Automatic registration of trades and seamless STP integration guarantees a reduction in errors, cancellations and other issues that have an effect on efficiency and profitability, whilst reducing the costs typically associated with integration. Highlights include:

  • Fully regulated and compliant with prevailing and future regulations
  • Completely automated settlement network
  • Settlement instructions automatically sent in real-time by MTS to the relevant CCP, CSD or ICSD on behalf of the buyer and the seller
  • Central counterparty clearing provided by LCH.Clearnet LTD, LCH.Clearnet SA, Cassa di Compensazione e Garanzia and TACH
  • Links to all the major European CSDs and ICSDs
  • Messaging copies are sent to custodian banks for reconciliation purposes
  • Instructions for each trade are automatically matched, eliminating potential post trade discrepancies