Products and Services

Equities overview

TraditionSEF enables participants and customers of broker firm participants to enter orders for, or pre-arrange and submit for execution, a wide variety of equity broad-based security index swaps as defined by the CFTC within the tenets of the Dodd-Frank Act.

TraditionSEF technology provides execution, trade booking and reporting through a seamless front to back process. Access to TraditionSEF's equity swap execution platform is available via direct connection to SEF execution specialists or through our list of authorized broker firm participants (a list of which can be found here). TraditionSEF participants and customers can execute products across various regions including, but not limited to: North American, Latin American, Asian and European equity indexes, index variance swaps and index total return swaps.

To see a full list of the equity products offered by TraditionSEF please refer to the equity asset class product listing.

For further details on how to become a broker firm participant to facilitate pre-arranged transactions, or to inquire as to how you may access our SEF as a participant or customer of one of our existing broker firm participants please contact our onboarding Team at: TradSEFOB@tradition.com

Equities products

Products supported by TraditionSEF for equities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Broad-market equity index variance swaps
  • Broad-market equity index volatility swaps
  • Broad-market equity index total return swaps

For a complete list of equity products and associated characteristics, please refer to TraditionSEF Rulebook, Appendix D.


To discuss how TraditionSEF can support your trading needs, e-mail tradsefob@tradition.com or call +1 212 238 5955

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