What trading functionality is available in the Infront Professional Terminal?

Modified on Tue, 31 Aug 2021 at 10:57 AM

Infront trading solutions are implemented at numerous banks and brokerages around the world, enabling them to deliver cost-effective electronic trading services to their customers. Building on their existing infrastructure, powerful trading features in the Infront Professional Terminal and Infront Connect allow brokers to support trading at levels from retail users to advanced professional traders.


 

Treading FeatureDescriptionBenefit 
Secure login tradingA separate login is required to trade from the Infront Professional Terminal. Once logged in, you will have a secure connection to your broker or trading network.Increased security
Multiple Asset classesThe Infront Professional Terminal can be set up to trade on any asset class, including equities, derivatives, FX, CFDs, fixed income, commodities, OTC instruments and more.Trade multiple asset classes from a single solution.
Multiple venues
Trade on multiple venues from a single platform.

The Infront Professional Terminal can be set up to trade on multiple trading venues, including exchanges, OTC venues, MTFs, RFQs and more.


RFQ (Request for Quote)/RSP Trading is a RFQ service (off-book) which is an alternative way of executing orders (on-book).Best execution, single fills, speed of execution and cost-effective alternative.

RSP Trading
Entering orders on Infront Symbol DictionaryOrders can be placed on data from the Infront Symbol dictionary in the Infront Professional Terminal.Trade on more markets.
Mono-broker functionalityThe Infront Professional Terminal can be connected directly to a brokers trading infrastructure via FIX or an open API.Trade via a single broker’s exchange membership.
Multi-broker functionalityThe Infront Professional Terminal can be used as a multi-broker terminal, connected to the UL NET Trading network from ULLINK. Order routing to about 600 brokers on the UL NET NYFIX network.
Limits and order validationUsing the Infront FIX trading gateway, order validation can be used to calculate portfolio margin and manage net-value limits – including Trading Power, Shorting and Credit .Depending on trading accounts, all limits and validation can be performed by the broker.
Trading preferences in front-endSet preferences for the behavior and appearance of trading windows, as well as for standard portfolios, volumes, values, order types, limits and more can be set easily in the Infront  Professional Terminal.Get full control over trading preferences without involving technical resources.
Trading keyboard shortcutsThe Infront Professional Terminal allows important trading functions to be performed using keyboard shortcuts.Faster execution
Trading via Infront MobileInfront users can use their Infront login to access trading, portfolio(s), active orders and trades via Infront Mobile Apps.Access to trading via the terminal and on mobile devices with single login.
Click tradingThe Click Trading Window allows you to enter an order with a click of the mouse. You can modify the order using drag-and-drop and can set pre-defined conditions, volumes and behavior.Rapidly place, modify and cancel orders with one click of a mouse.
Basket TradingThe Infront Professional Terminal allows you to import a list of orders on various instruments as a basket, or to define a basket manually. Set pre-defined templates for uploading baskets via Excel.Manage basket order more easily.
Order monitorAll orders and trades sent via an Infront trading gateway can be monitored in real-time and viewed by a user.Follow the entire order and trade flow from all users. Access and manage the user portfolio directly from any monitored order.
Account monitorCompliance function for monitoring all validated accounts in the Infront FIX trading solution.The accounts can be sorted by trading power to find out which accounts require attention.
Display of intraday and historical tradesThe Infront Professional Terminal lets a user view intraday and historical tradesMaintain a complete overview of intraday and historical trading activity.
Trading status window
Maintain a real-time overview of trading activity and performance.

The Infront terminal includes a Trading Status Window displaying all orders, trades, net trades and available portfolio(s).



Supported order types


 

Trading featureDescriptionBenefit
Single limit ordersSingle limit orders can be entered from any Market or Composite Window in the Infront Professional Terminal.Quickly and easily place single limit orders.
Order with instructionsOrder instructions can be specified in the Infront terminal for Care Orders sent to a third party.Maintain complete control over order execution.
Parent/child ordersAn order can be easily split into parent and child orders, and order status can be viewed in the Order Status Window in the Infront Professional Terminal.Maintain complete control over order execution.
Slicing of ordersThe Infront Professional Terminal allows you to slice an order across various portfolios/accounts or brokers and specify the amount per order.Get increased control over order execution across portfolios and brokers.
Conditional ordersWhen entering an order, you can specify conditions such as stop-loss, trailing stop-loss and other variables.Get increased control over order execution.
Algorithmic and conditionalThe Infront Professional Terminal supports full implementation of algorithms or strategies provided by a broker.Execute orders based on broker algorithms/ strategies.


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