Whitepaper: Market Infrastructure Modernization

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    Marketplace Technology

    Technology solutions that support the full trade life cycle.

    Benefit from decades of capital markets experience— both from operating our own 18 exchanges, CCP, and CSD, as well as from providing technology to 130+ organizations around the world.

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    Offer efficient, secure, and fair trading with Nasdaq's innovative and globally recognized trading technology. Our versatile solutions support different types of marketplaces and asset classes, enabling markets to scale and develop their business with the highest standards for resilience, performance, and security.

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    Complementary Offerings

    Add value, safeguard market integrity, and expand your business with add-on services that integrate seamlessly with our trading technology. 

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    Marketplace Services Platform

    Drive efficient, transparent trading at scale, attract liquidity, and protect market integrity with a SaaS platform that enables quick provisioning of reliable market infrastructure. 

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    Post-Trade Technology

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    Nasdaq Pulse: Moving to T+1 Settlement
    Gerard Smith, VP, Business Development, Digital Assets, Marketplace Technology at Nasdaq, discusses what the move to T+1 means for market participants, how it impacts geographies beyond North America, and how technology can help make the move to T+1 as smooth as possible.
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    Nasdaq Risk Platform

    Comprehensive risk management tools that help banks and brokers minimize risks and maximize capital efficiency in increasingly regulated, latency-sensitive, and high-volume trading environments.

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    Nasdaq Marketplace Technology

    Robust Capabilities Across the Full Trade Lifecycle

    Including risk management & governance, data management, intelligence, & service digitalization.

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    Get in touch to learn about technology solutions for market operators.

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    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.

    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 (for example: Blockchain and Machine Learning) and bring new functionality to market more quickly.

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    Nasdaq Marketplace Technology Solutions

    Nasdaq offers a comprehensive portfolio of modular, interoperable solutions for exchange matching, internal markets, risk management, clearing, settlement, and depository. Our scalable solutions support market operators and financial market infrastructures of all sizes with reliable performance, resilience, and robust functionality.  

    In addition, Nasdaq offers a range of complementary solutions that enable provisioning of indices and efficient digital member services, as well as protection from market abuse and operational trading risks.


    Nasdaq delivers marketplace technology to many different customer segments in different industries, including traditional securities exchanges, clearinghouses, and central securities depositories (CSDs), as well as new types of marketplaces in areas such as cryptocurrency, real estate, carbon credits, and more.  

    Nasdaq also supplies technology to banks and brokers for operation of alternative trading systems, single dealer platforms, internalization, and risk management.   


    Nasdaq provides multi-asset solutions, supported asset classes and instruments include but is not limited to stocks, ETFs, futures and options, bonds, repos, foreign exchange, commodities, energy, crypto currencies, NFTs, and carbon credits.  

    Nasdaq offers multiple delivery and deployment options for its marketplace technology solutions meeting different customer needs and requirements.  

    Delivery and service models include Software as a Service, Managed Services, or Client-Managed/Self-Managed. Deployment options include in the cloud, on premise, and hybrid setups. 

    Nasdaq has been a technology leader throughout its fifty-year tenure, developing market infrastructure that today powers more than 130 of the world's market infrastructure operators, including broker-dealers, exchanges, clearinghouses, and central securities depositories, in over 50 countries with end-to-end, mission-critical technology solutions.