CHICAGO, March 4 /PRNewswire/ --

- Improved functionality for list trading, options and forex and new market data display top the list

Townsend Analytics (, a leading provider of global multi-broker, cross-asset electronic trading solutions, will demonstrate the latest round of enhancements to its RealTick Execution Management System (EMS) at TradeTech USA, March 3-5, at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City.

Geared toward global institutional traders, the upgrades include: -- New list trading functionality and order types -- Expanded options capabilities -- New forex (FX) functionality, trading tools, customizable data and display and streamlined workflow management -- Bai Kai market data display -- MiFID compliance tools

"With continued growth expected in electronic FX and options trading, Townsend is pleased to offer new as well as enhanced functionality and additional connectivity to leading FX brokers that help traders quickly capture opportunities and manage risk in these areas," explains Thomas Kim, Managing Director, Global Head of Trading Services for Townsend Analytics.

"Clients increasingly want a multi-broker platform that provides access to all of the global markets and asset classes they trade seamlessly, and this fully integrated version of RealTick provides just that. And we're committed to pushing the bar higher as traders continue to demand more and more out of their EMS," Kim adds.

Townsend's broker-neutral RealTick platform aggregates multiple brokers, destinations and products onto a single-screen format. All are accessible from customizable menus allowing for ease of use and fast electronic order routing.

Attendees of TradeTech can preview the latest version of RealTick at the Townsend Analytics Booth, #35. Billed as the Premier North American Equity Trading Summit, TradeTech USA takes place this year from March 3-5 at Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street, New York City. For a complete conference program, visit

About RealTick(R)

RealTick, created by Townsend Analytics, is the electronic trading industry's premier direct-access research and trading software. RealTick delivers real-time market data, news and analytics; sophisticated trading tools; unrivaled access to exchanges and ECNs; and risk management tools to institutions, broker-dealers and individual investors. RealTick's advanced technical design is supported by state-of-the-art data centers and a redundant network for market data and orders. For more information, visit

(i)RealTick is a registered trademark of Townsend Analytics, Ltd.

About Townsend Analytics, Ltd. (TAL)

Townsend Analytics has been changing the way the world trades since 1985. The Chicago-based company created many technology innovations that are now considered standards in the financial services industry. These include the first real-time financial software under Microsoft Windows(R); the first product to provide real-time streaming data over the Internet; the first integrated solution for NASDAQ trading rooms; and the first Windows-based direct-access trading solution. Townsend Analytics also developed Archipelago and the Archipelago Exchange, the nation's first all-electronic, fully open exchange. The firm has engineered direct-access solutions for money managers, asset managers, hedge funds and mutual funds worldwide. For more information, visit

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Anne Aldrich, +1-312-787-1642,, for Townsend Analytics; or Todd Swearingen of Townsend Analytics, +1-312-442-8656,