Nasdaq Financial Framework (NFF)

One flexible technology platform serving marketplaces, CCPs, CSDs, banks, brokers and companies beyond capital markets.

The Nasdaq Financial Framework (NFF) is Nasdaq’s evolutionary harmonized approach to delivering robust end-to-end solutions to financial infrastructure providers in an open, agile environment.

The framework consists of a single operational core that ties together the deep portfolio of Nasdaq’s proven business functionality across the trade lifecycle, in an open framework whereby exchanges, clearinghouses and CSDs can easily integrate Nasdaq’s business applications with each other, as well as other third-party solutions.

NFF Core

In addition to being able to integrate a broad range of business functions, NFF's unique, purpose-built design enables end user firms to easily leverage the latest in technology developments and bring new functionality to market more quickly, whether it be extending machine intelligence to your market surveillance team to prioritize alert review or blockchain to your clearing and settlement applications.

Marketplace Technology

Trading and Matching Technology

Trading and matching technology solutions for marketplaces

Key Features
  • Reduce the cost and complexity of your trading operations
  • Capitalize on opportunities early and launch new markets quickly
  • Preserve your ecosystem — future-proof your infrastructure

Pre-Trade Risk Technology for Marketplaces

Multi-asset Risk Controls for Exchanges and Marketplaces.

Key Features
  • Flexible Protection
  • Improve Liquidity for Balance Sheet Optimization
  • Real-time Visibility of Member and Market Exposures

Nasdaq Market Surveillance

The solution of choice for an off-the-shelf surveillance with proven monitoring capabilities for all types of trading.

Key Features
  • Detect abuse
  • Visualize activity
  • Analyze cases

CCP Technology

Clearing Technology

Multi-asset, real-time clearing and settlement technology for CCPs.

Key Features
  • Leverage globally-proven technology
  • Reduce the cost and complexity of your clearing operation
  • Respond quickly to market changes

CSD Technology

CSD Suite

Technology Solutions for Central Securities Depositories (CSDs)

Key Features
  • Lower Cost of Ownership
  • Purpose-built for CSDs
  • Comprehensive coverage


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