LAS VEGAS-As trading technology continues to improve in terms of speed, efficiency and control, asset managers are constantly clamoring for the newest software applications that can provide real-time market data and provide best execution as quickly as possible.

They are now finding powerful trading software in execution management systems (EMS), applied on top of traditional order management systems (OMS). EMS software incorporates trading blotters with real-time market data and a layer of trading analysis that offers algorithms, predictive technology and performance measurement. EMS systems also connect traders to exchanges, brokers and electronic crossing networks, and some can even handle derivatives and multiple asset classes.

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