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Securities Trading Enabling trading. Managing risk.

A Fresh Perspective Fueled by increasing cross-border investments, sustained economic growth, and the integration of financial markets worldwide, broker-dealers are entering new markets and expanding their business in existing markets. To effectively service their customers in a global market, broker-dealers require integrated terminals that can connect to several liquidity destinations for trading in multiple asset classes. A global marketplace and geographically distributed operations require the broker-dealers to have centralized risk management and integrated systems and processes for order management, risk management, trading and dissemination of market data. Broker-dealer firms are responding to the convergence of the buy-side and sell-side businesses by integrating their systems with the buy-side to support Direct Market Access and Straight Through Processing. Broad Enough to Meet Your Needs TCS BαNCS Securities Trading provides a functionally comprehensive and scalable trading platform for broker-dealers, meeting requirements of both the institutional and retail business lines. The system offers seamless integration of trading and risk management and supports various markets, asset classes, languages and currencies. The system connects with several liquidity destinations for order execution and interfaces with market data vendors for data capture, low-latency streaming, and display of Level I and Level II quotes from multiple markets. The system provides various options for connectivity with clients via multiple channels. Online Trading for Retail Broker-Dealers TCS BαNCS Securities Trading enables retail brokerage firms including both full service and discount brokerages - to expand their reach with connectivity to a number of markets and providing electronic access to clients through various access channels. Multiple access channels: Dealing and advisory desks with program trading, web-based trading, high speed trading terminals with streaming market data/advance charting, call and trade, mobile (WAP, J2ME) and IVR Standard interfaces: TCS BαNCS Securities Trading uses standard interfaces to manage lien marking for funds and securities in real-time Centralized and real-time risk management: Across segments equity and equity based options and futures Online, real-time, multi-asset class and multi-currency position keeping

Order Management for Institutional Broker-Dealers TCS BαNCS Securities Trading provides institutional broker-dealer firms and investment banks with a comprehensive order and execution management system. It also includes a single, integrated trade blotter covering the full trade lifecycle. It offers: Scheduling or waving of orders based on combinations of price, time and quantity, with intelligent rule-based routing to liquidity Direct Market Access to liquidity pools using FIX Protocol messaging, order routing networks (ROR, Marco Polo, Partner broker) Buy-side, sell-side, partner broker order routing Strategy access with algorithmic trading engines developed by brokers or with third-party systems Automated, rule-based trade allocation and electronic connectivity to middle-office and back-office Program trading with management of lists, baskets and trading on baskets Electronic access to the order blotter for portfolio managers/fund managers over an optimized embedded FIX engine

Turning Our Technology to Your Advantage TCS Financial Solutions works with leading international financial institutions and has the depth and breadth of experience in cutting edge infrastructures, processes, analytics and systems required for sound trading and risk management. This knowledge and expertise has helped in building and continuously improving TCS BαNCS Securities Trading. We have benchmarked ourselves to ensure scalability for our clients through our end-to-end service offerings as well as making our solutions fit for your purpose year on year. Our superior execution capability allows us to deploy solutions that help you meet your challenges, quickly introduce new products, and stay at the forefront of your business, globally. We are committed to continuously investing in our products to deliver high quality, responsive and sophisticated technology.

Clients Mobile Devices

Order Management

Risk Management

Execution Management


Order Routing

Real-time Position Keeping & Limit Management Real-time P & L Real-time Exposure Management Real-time Alerts Margining (SPAN, VAR)

Market Data


Call Centre


Order Management

Direct Market Access

Trade Management

Electronic Desk Access


Sales Trader


Deal Capture

Index/Basket Trading

Trade Allocation Internet Equity Trader

Algorithmic Trading

Pre-Trade Compliance

Transaction Cost Analytics

Access Channel


Asset Classes

Online Lien (Funds and Securities)


Liquidity Destination

Back Office

Gateways (Funds and Securities)

Market Data Vendors

Order Routing Networks

Business Models

Retail (Discount, Bank Promoted, Full Service)

Institutional (Institutions, Investment Banks)

TCS BαNCS Securities Trading Solution - A snapshot
TCS BαNCS - Emerge victorious Delivering Continuous Value With the constant exposure to the needs of more than 240 financial institutions across the globe, our solutions for the financial services industry are extensive, customizable and perfectly aligned with industry standards and our people, domain experts. Through a collaborative product management function, we are able to anticipate the needs of tomorrow, thereby, bringing you scalable, future-proof solutions that grow with your business. Anytime... Anywhere... You Win… Our extensive customer base and track record endows us with a unique quality – that of being accountable to our customers on all results. With proven, award-winning products, world-class system integration expertise, worldwide post-live support, and a strong commitment to relationships, its is only natural that our customers always win hands down. Certainty in Implementation With our long-term commitment to every customer engagement and proven implementation record, you can be assured that we will more than meet and surpass your expectations. Our constant focus on risk management and cost containment ensure on-time delivery and complete customer satisfaction. Benefits of TCS BαNCS Securities Trading Improved operational efficiency of the trading desk with Direct Market Access and real-time dissemination of trading quality market data Highly effective order-level risk management and overall exposure monitoring via an extensive rule base Extensive compliance checks for market-specific regulations prior to sending orders to various liquidity destinations Ability to manage growing business volumes through scalable business processes and superior technology architecture Standard interfaces for real-time connectivity with TCS BαNCS Securities Processing and other back-office processing systems enabling intra-day settlement and STP Recent Accolades TCS BαNCS recognized as #2 Universal Banking Solution in the 2007 IBS Sales League Table. Website: Source: TCS BαNCS placed in Leaders Quadrant in Leading Industry Analyst Firm’s International Retail Core Banking 2008 Report. Source: Gartner, Magic Quadrant for International Retail Core Banking, 2008, Don Free, 3 April 2008

About TCS Financial Solutions
TCS Financial Solutions is a strategic business unit of Tata Consultancy Services Limited, India. Dedicated to providing business application solutions to financial institutions globally, TCS Financial Solutions has compiled a comprehensive product portfolio under the brand name of TCS BαNCS with a global customer base in excess of 240 institutions operating in over 80 countries. A part of the Tata Group, India’s largest industrial conglomerate, TCS has close to 111,000 of the world’s best trained IT consultants in 50 countries. TCS offers a consulting-led, integrated portfolio of IT and ITenabled services delivered through its unique Global Network Delivery Model™, recognized as the benchmark of excellence in software solutions delivery. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $5.7 billion for fiscal year ended 31 March 2008 and is listed on the National Stock Exchange and Bombay Stock Exchange in India.

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