Horizon Software to provide algo trading capacities for BTC and others

Horizon Software, a provider of electronic trading solutions and algorithmic technology announced today new support for trading Bitcoin as well as other cryptocurrencies, such as Ethereum, Ripple, and Litecoin, so clients can make the best use of the algorithmic framework and automation capacities to trade all the major cryptocurrencies in a sophisticated way.

Horizon offers native gateways for connecting to the main cryptocurrency exchanges, including Kraken, Bitstamp, Bitfinex, and GDAX while working on adding access to other exchanges.

The gateways are developed within Horizon’s connectivity framework, offering over 20 value-added trading services such as pre-trade risk management, trade reporting and Drop Copy (Drop Copy 4.0 is a risk management service designed to facilitate real-time monitoring of trading activity on the CME Globex platform).

Sylvain Thieullent, CEO of Horizon, said: “Our clients are now engaging with Horizon for cryptocurrency trading. Although they have been around for a while, the successful launch in December of BTC Futures on CBOE and CME represents a strong signal of institutional recognition from market participants. The cryptocurrency market capitalization will reach $1 trillion in 2018, which further shows that this is a very exciting market for us.”

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