Caplin

Deliver an outstanding trading experience

Caplin Systems provides technology for online financial trading. Banks around the world use our software to deliver outstanding trading services to their clients and staff.

We enable financial firms to deliver sophisticated trading services to their clients and staff via the web. Our e-distribution software makes it quick and easy to create single-dealer platforms and other online trading offerings precisely tailored to business needs.

Caplin Solutions

The Caplin e-distribution platform is designed to meet the needs of users of all kinds, and provides an integrated experience across multiple asset classes. We offer a range of pre-packaged offerings, called motifs, each of which provides a powerful set of trading workflows for a particular asset class and trading style. These can be branded, styled, combined, modified and extended without limit, to meet your exact requirements.

FX Suite

The best designs from the most successful FX Trading GUIs - ready to go as soon as they are connected to your trading system.

FX Professional

Gives you full order management, advanced workflows tuned to the needs of real traders, rich pre-trade support and post-trade allocation tools.

FX Sales

A fast and streamlined solution for your sales people, whether they are reacting to a client call or initiating one.

FX Corporate

Give your corporate clients exactly the service they need, while encouraging migration from high-cost voice channels to low-cost online trading.

FX Mobile

Offer your clients real-time information and trading on phones and tablets with everything seamlessly connected to their desktop.

FX
Equities
Futures
Fixed Income
Multi-asset
Custom
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How it works

Our comprehensive e-distribution technology stack includes an integration suite, a real-time data services engine, user management, a high availability and load-balancing framework, a hugely scalable web distribution system, management services, an HTML5 presentation framework and a set of business solutions.

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Caplin Services

We provide a comprehensive range of services to help you implement a complete e-distribution project, ranging from training and support to complete project resourcing and management.

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Caplin Direct

As an alternative to deployed software we offer Caplin Direct – a managed, hosted e-distribution service.

Caplin Direct is designed for banks that want a powerful FX single-dealer platform delivered as a turn-key solution, without the need to host and manage the software in-house, while still allowing branding, customization and extension with unique features and workflows.

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Case Studies

We work hard to help our clients create a solution that overcomes their challenges and meets their goals. We’d love to talk to you about how Caplin can create a solution for you.

News

April 14 2015

Review: 24 Hours With The Play Framework

For the recent Caplin hackathon we built a dashboard that allows an administrator to read and curate a real-time stream of news items from a variety of sources. He can then annotate selected items with his own comments and broadcast them out to all the connected users of our trading application.

April 14 2015

CLS FX Settlement platform Feb15: Vols down -8.3% to $4,870bln/day

The CLS settlement system has reported an -8.3% drop in the average daily value of FX trades settled through their platform in Feb 15, taking volumes back to the Dec 14 levels of $4,870bln/day.

April 14 2015

Wholesale & Investment Banking Outlook 2015

According to an excellent new report from Oliver Wyman and Morgan Stanley, financial regulation and QE are at the heart of a huge shift in liquidity risk from banks to the buy-side, which is increasingly a concern for policy makers.

March 16 2015

When liquidity disappeared

FXCM has published a very interesting account of what they saw in terms of pricing in EURCHF from their bank liquidity providers in the seconds and minutes following the SNB decision to remove the 1.2000 peg at 04:30 on January 15th.

March 03 2015

EBS sees large drop in Feb 15 vols down over 27%

EBS the leading FX ECN has reported a large drop in FX volumes in Feb 2015 down some $35.5bln/day (-27.4%) compared to the strong start to the year as previously reported, which saw Jan 15 vols of $129.6bln/day (+23.7%), although still some 12.7% up on Feb 2014.

February 19 2015

Michael Wee to Head Up Singapore Office

Michael Wee will be the General Manager and Head of Asia Sales. This key appointment builds on the company’s commitment to the region. He brings over 35 years’ experience to the role, having previously worked at Thomson Reuters, FSS and IBM.

December 19 2014

CLS FX Nov14: Vols down

A -2.3% drop in the average daily value of FX trades settled through their platform in Nov 2014.

November 17 2014

New CEO for Caplin Systems

With immediate effect, John Ashworth succeeds founder, Paul Caplin, who remains on the Board as Executive Chairman.

November 10 2014

HackDay 6 – Hack-o-we’en roundup

Another 24-hour coding-fest at Caplin

White Papers

Caplin's white papers are widely read within the ecommerce and financial trading industry. We regularly publish new white papers about electronic trading, single-dealer platforms, rich Internet application technology, web trading technology and HTML5, several times a year, so it's worth checking back from time to time.

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Trading on the move

We explore the growing use of mobile devices in the capital markets and why banks should offer mobile trading in order to be competitive

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Creating a Single Dealer Platform

This document explains what an SDP is and outlines the complexities, costs and risks involved in building one.

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Why BladeRunner?

BladeRunner is an HTML5 development framework for building modular enterprise-scale HTML5 apps.

More case studies

Paul Caplin, and Patrick Myles, our CTO write about electronic trading, single-dealer platforms, rich internet application technology, web trading technology and HTML5.

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