OptionsCity's CityTrader Expands Globally with Connectivity to the European Energy Exchange (EEX)

OptionsCity Software, a global provider of futures and options trading and analytics solutions, today announced that its cloud-based futures and options platform, CityTrader, would now offer direct access to the European Energy Exchange (EEX), the leading energy trading platform in Europe. The agreement will provide CityTrader users with access to EEX’s power, emissions, coal, freight and agriculture products.

“Adding connectivity to EEX aligns with our mission to make CityTrader the most robust, intuitive platform for active traders to engage with the most liquid futures and options markets globally,” said Iqbal Brainch, OptionsCity’s vice president of marketing and product strategy. “CityTrader’s intuitive design and simple interface proves that a platform shouldn’t look intimidating in order to deliver advanced functionality.”

With CityTrader, active traders can access global futures markets, including EEX’s energy markets, on any device with a simple, modern web browser.

“OptionsCity have a proven track record in the American futures and options market and we at EEX look forward to developing our relationship with their team with a view to making the everyday trading lives of our market participants easier, here in Europe” comments Steffen Köhler , Chief Operating Officer at EEX

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OptionsCity Software powers the trading, risk management and analytics needs of futures and options traders, market makers, financial institutions and other market participants worldwide. OptionsCity is a certified Independent Software Vendor and a leading source of electronic options trading volume on global derivatives exchanges. For more information, please visit


About European Energy Exchange

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) is the leading energy exchange in Europe. It develops, operates and connects secure, liquid and transparent markets for energy and commodity products. Contracts on power, coal and CO2 emission allowances as well as freight and agricultural products are traded or registered for clearing on EEX. EPEX SPOT, Powernext, Cleartrade Exchange (CLTX) and Gaspoint Nordic are also members of EEX Group. Clearing and settlement of all trading transactions are provided by the clearing house European Commodity Clearing (ECC).

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OptionsCity Software powers the trading, risk management and analytics needs of professional futures and options traders, market-makers, introducing brokers and financial institutions worldwide. OptionsCity’s diverse suite of powerful tools includes Metro, its flagship electronic trading and market-making platform, and Freeway, an automated trading engine designed to build, test, and deploy algorithms and custom trading strategies. OptionsCity also offers a cloud-based futures trading platform, CityTrader, with its REST-based, easy-to-implement City API for accessing futures and options market data and analytics. OptionsCity's latest offering, City Execution, allows Thomson Reuters Eikon users to execute futures and options trades seamlessly from within Eikon.

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