Atreyu, a broker hosted on the cloud and co-location providers, today announced the FLIRT API that allows Atreyu customers to message trades without the burden of integrating and supporting a FIX engine. Atreyu removes the operational overhead of managing and scaling low latency electronic trading for developers, making it a fast, reliable and scalable way for automated traders to start communicating with the US equity and equity options markets. With one connection to FLIRT, developers can integrate their strategies to leading institutional brokers for executing trades.
FLIRT is an acronym that stands for Financial Language Interface for Real-time Trading.
“New trading strategies are being driven by machine learning and data as new tools are becoming used by electronic traders in the US markets,” said George Kledaras, CEO of Atreyu. “We’re excited to provide an intuitive and robust messaging experiences to handle the new data driven, low latency trading strategies that our clients are rolling out. We can’t wait to see what new strategies that our traders who code build with FLIRT.”
“Atreyu has taken out the complexity from the development process to make it easier for those looking to automate their strategies into the US markets,” said Jogi Narain, CTO and Founder of Atreyu. “The FLIRT API is a compelling proposition for an algorithm developer, empowering systematic traders to rollout their electronic platforms quickly and safely.”
FLIRTs’ advantages for software developers are the following:
- Accelerates go to market and reduces total cost of ownership – Atreyu eliminates the operational overhead from developers by hosting, managing and scaling messaging with a simple, easy to use messaging API. Atreyu also enables developers to get started with FLIRT instantly, with a simulated environment for testing applications, and sample code for Python, C++, Java and C#.
- Makes true FIX messaging available via one API – nothing is translated or filtered from the execution end points, thus giving full access to the rich functionality of every venue and exchange. The FLIRT API supports position queries making it easy to keep state in your algorithms without application persistence.
- Is backed by the scale, uptime and reliability of the Atreyu TradeHub Risk platform – Atreyu’s platform processed billions of shares in 2020 with mission critical uptime.