Delays in last sale prices can result in missed opportunities and lost profits. In the stock market, timing is everything.

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SMARTS Trade Surveillance for the Buy-Side: Core Platform

SMARTS Trade Surveillance provides award winning Trade Surveillance and Compliance Monitoring software for hedge funds, fund managers, asset managers, and portfolio managers. 

Recent trends and high profile cases have placed a heightened focus on the buy-side to employ more sophisticated procedures to detect potential market abuse. SMARTS Trade Surveillance dramatically reduces false positives while also increasing the speed of investigation with traits uniquely tailored to buy-side market participants.

SMARTS Trade Surveillance Benefits: 

  • SMARTS access to comprehensive market data feeds, which enables the generation of Best Execution analytics and visualizations
  • Access to the same level of technology and visualizations as compliance peers across the industry 
  • Access to technology and information from the buy and sell-side, including exchanges and regulators 
  • Flexibility of the SMARTS deployment model to provide coverage across all regulated asset classes 
  • SMARTS co-development model, working with buy-side firms across the industry to build ongoing functionality and prioritize developments
ChallengeSolutionImpact
Buy-side market participants face greater accountability, yet they have to do more with processes that risk becoming obsolete in the face of regulatory pressure.SMARTS Trade Surveillance for the Buy-Side delivers the deeper, faster and unprecedented insight needed to identify unusual trading behavior with higher levels of accuracy across the enterprise. Easily deployable, simple to use and cost effective, SMARTS Trade Surveillance for the Buy-Side is the best solution for your buy-side firm.All trades are scrutinized and there is faster focus on high-risk traders and proactive management of reporting, response to regulators and reputation.

“SMARTS data visualization tools were also key, allowing our Compliance team to see at a glance where potentially erroneous activity may warrant further investigation.”
– Chris Fichardt, Head of Investment Business Management, Colonial First State Global Asset Management


Nasdaq SMARTS Trade Surveillance and Digital Reasoning’s industry leading cognitive computing platform, Synthesys, provide next generation, holistic surveillance technology to the global capital markets, including brokers, buy-side, regulators and exchanges.
With pre-configured trading and surveillance alert visualization dashboards, Nasdaq’s surveillance analytics capabilities allow for a deeper understanding of alerts and data sets.
With the ability to view OTC assets in the context of selected markets, Nasdaq SMARTS Surveillance is able to bring clarity to monitoring opaque OTC markets.

Nasdaq to Acquire Sybenetix

The acquisition of Sybenetix will further expand Nasdaq’s leadership in the surveillance space and make it a leading provider to the buy-side industry.
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