lifetime cost analysis
Enhanced pre-trade decision making for portfolio managers or traders
What is lifetime cost analysis?
Making an informed decision, gives you improved returns and an edge over the competition.
Our service gives portfolio managers the ability to make complex trading decisions with high quality information to hand.
Consider that finding the optimum trade now requires pre-trade knowledge of:
The impact on Initial Margin
The trade routing requirements
The impact on Limits
The impact on collateral availability
Once all these are taken into account our service enables you to understand:
The cheapest overall execution route options
The cost consumption by the trade(s) in margin, collateral, fees and funding
The effect of the strategy over its entire lifetime
Our Lifetime Cost Analysis service can:
Provide an analysis of “what-if?” trades to develop a strategy
Show the cheapest path to clearing
Show which CCPs you could execute via, and your limits with FCMs
Apply the correct execution and clearing routing rules
Check FCM limits
Calculate the cost of collateral
Recommend the best execution option given all the constraints
Support all markets including cleared OTC, uncleared OTC, cleared ETD and PB
Our Margin Comparison service provides an immediate analysis of a proposed trade execution. This service provides tactical insight into the execution options based on your current portfolio, incoming quotes and possible routing.
Have insight into the real ‘all in’ cost of a trade over its lifetime
Analyse and compare all possible CCP and FCM options for margin and holding costs
Move beyond ‘best price’ into lifetime price and long-term planning
Give your clients the best deal possible