Fixnetix Preps Real-Time Risk Analytics

The risk engine, dubbed iX Risk Control, allows prime brokers to perform a range of pre-trade risk checks in real time to ensure that each order message sent to market meets pre-designated exposure limits for each client, and to calculate real-time profit and loss for each client's trading activity.

Prime brokers can configure the risk engine to run a number of rules prior to authorizing a trade. For example, the engine may check the number of open positions for each client and the size of those