Technology | Quotes & Connectivity

Chimera's trading network minimizes latency while providing direct access to all major liquidity sources.

 

 

Quotes & Executions

Chimera traders prize the speed and depth of our market access:

  • Fiber dedicated point-to-point connectivity
  • Pre-trade checking for SEC Rule 15c3-5 (Market Access Rule) through platform partners
  • Unfiltered quotes for traders using full depth of book

 

Connectivity & Access to Liquidity

The following are some of the major sources of liquidity to whom we provide direct access (Note: this is not an exhaustive list; please contact us with specific questions).  We regularly add connectivity to new destinations based on trader demand.

Equities Connectivity:

  • NASDAQ
  • NYSE, including OpenBook
  • NYSE ARCA
  • NYSE AMEX
  • BATS BYX and BZX
  • Direct Edge:  EDGA and EDGX
  • LavaFlow
  • NASDAQ BX
  • NASDAQ PSX
  • Credit Suisse (including Crossfinder and other routing strategies)
  • Knight: COVERT, OASIS, FAN
  • Floor brokers:  Blue Point, Prime Executions, Albert Fried with access available to any others upon request

 

Options Connectivity:

  • CBOE
  • Citi (options router)
  • AMEX
  • Boston Options Exchange
  • NASDAQ OMX PHLX
  • International Securities Exchange (ISE)