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Position Limits

FundApps Position Limits

  • How do you monitor all updates across multiple exchanges and limits that change during the month?
  • Do you find it difficult to interpret and apply the many exchange rulebooks definitions?
  • Do you find irregularities and challenges in sourcing exchange limit data and rule definitions?
  • Are you concerned position limit monitoring is restricting your trading?  

FundApps' Position Limits is a managed service for financial institutions, who trade derivative contracts on multiple exchanges. It combines a powerful rules engine with a dedicated team of compliance experts and up to date contract limits and exchange data. It helps compliance managers monitor holdings against position limits for exchange-traded contracts resulting from MiFID II regulation, as well as limits imposed by regulatory bodies such as the U.S. CFTC.

Features and Benefits

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Data Sourcing

We gather position limit data from a number of sources, including the exchanges themselves, every single day. We have integrated with FIA Tech allowing us to support 89 global exchanges, covering futures, swaps and options.

By automatically calculating your current positions against exchange-imposed limits you are assured that your limits data is accurate and up to date.

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Automated Monitoring

We automate the process of monitoring Spot, Single, All, Other Month and Reporting limits.

It saves time and manual effort as there’s no longer a need to calculate positions using Excel or to track limit changes manually.

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Spot Calendars

We automate the sourcing and calculating of spot calendar dates, which poses a significant challenge as exchanges don’t readily publish this information.

By sourcing the spot calendar dates of contracts we can calculate when spot month limits come into effect. This eliminates the need to gather this information directly from the exchange and manually determine the correct dates.

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Netting, Contract & Entity Aggregation

In order to accurately reflect current positions, we automatically convert and aggregate any contracts that are rolled up into a parent contract and have a relevant ratio. We also represent and amend entire corporate structures by distinguishing between corporate entity and ownership relationships.

We correctly aggregate positions at the right contract level and corporate level (from entity to portfolio) whilst adhering to ownership type.

The FundApps Position Limits service automatically calculates the difference between the number of contracts held and the relevant limit, allowing trading teams to maximise trading capacity without breaching a limit.

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Single Subscription

We don't charge extra for help with implementation or support from our dedicated team of compliance experts, and there are zero hidden fees or maintenance costs. 

Everything is included with a FundApps subscription.

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Dashboard & Workflow

We make it simple to communicate position limits information to other teams quickly and efficiently. Receive a contract-specific notification as you approach a limit either using our default warning threshold or by setting your user-defined warning.

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Instant Updates

Receive exchange data and rule updates without having to install or upgrade new software or continuously check exchange websites. We constantly add new functionality and are able to release updates seamlessly to our entire client community.

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1. UPLOAD YOUR DATA

 

Connect to the FundApps cloud-based service via our secure API and upload your positions data.

 

We can help you to schedule this process automatically.

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2. RESULTS ARE CALCULATED

 

Once we have received your data, we immediately assess your compliance.

 

We then check your data against dozens of exchange-based limits to determine compliance in a matter of minutes.

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3. MONITOR & REVIEW

 

Receive warnings on your positions as they approach exchange-imposed limits.

 

Log in to view full details on your position history and contract specifications.

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