CQG Adds HSBC Futures as FCM Partner to Advance Asia-Pacific Trading Connectivity
CQG, Inc., the industry-leading order execution, charting, and analytics provider for global, electronically-traded securities, announced February 23 that it has completed a software licensing agreement with HSBC to make CQG’s advanced trading front ends available to HSBC’s customers.
The most recent addition to CQG’s growing list of Futures Commission Merchant (FCM) partners, HSBC’s Hong Kong-based subsidiary, HSBC Futures Singapore Ltd. (HSBC Futures), connects traders to futures in a range of asset classes that includes commodities, equity index derivatives, and foreign exchange. Exchange access via HSBC Futures extends from the Asia-Pacific region to European and North American markets, with trading connectivity to CBOT, CME Globex, COMEX, Eurex, ICE, LME, NYMEX, NYSE Euronext Liffe, OSE, SFE, SGX, TOCOM, and TSE.
Through the partnership with CQG, HSBC’s customers and internal trading desks can now route orders to these exchanges using CQG Trader and CQG Integrated Client, CQG’s industry-leading professional trading platform which combines accurate consolidated market data with robust order execution and decision-making tools.
“CQG continues to expand in the Asia-Pacific market space and our relationship with HSBC is a significant step in our growth in the region,” said Leighton Andrew, CQG’s Head of Sales for Asia-Pacific. “We look forward to providing HSBC’s traders with an exceptional product and superior service.”
“We are very happy to have signed this agreement which allow us to offer a new solution to our clients in the region,” said Emmanuel Faure, Head of Business Development and Sales, Asia-Pacific of HSBC. “The extension of additional trading portals will provide our clients further access to exchange-traded products for risk management, investment, and hedging solutions.”