Chi-X Global Technology

Chi-X Global Technology (“Chi-Tech”) is the technology services unit of Chi-X Asia-Pacific, a Cboe Global Markets company. The Chi-Tech team provides the trading technology platform and support services that keep the Chi-X market centers at the forefront of the industry in security and stability. Chi-Tech also provides technologies and support for Chi-X Asia-Pacific strategic business alliances.

Cboe Global Markets, a leading provider of market infrastructure and tradable products, delivers cutting-edge trading, clearing and investment solutions to market participants around the world. The company is committed to operating a trusted, inclusive global marketplace, providing leading products, technology and data solutions that enable participants to define a sustainable financial future. Cboe provides trading solutions and products in multiple asset classes, including equities, derivatives and FX, across North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.

Our Market Technology


Chi-X utilizes industry-standard, low latency protocols to interface with exchanges, EMS systems, customer proprietary systems and regulators

  • Trading: Well-known connectivity protocols minimize technical workload and enable cost-effective client migration
  • Routing:
    • SOR: Provides connections to multiple trading venues and customizable order routing strategies
    • FX Market Product: Developed in partnership with and paid for by BM&FBOVESPA to facilitate offshore investing by integrating streaming FX quotes with real time equity orders
  • Risk Controls (Chi-Control): Offers pre-trade risk checks, including credit limits, as well as market monitoring and surveillance tools
  • Market Data: Built low-latency feed handlers to support its trading operations and routing services

Chi-Tech Organization

Core Development
  • Enhance proprietary software and infrastructure.
  • Develop key market level innovations.
Research & Development
  • Focused on system performance, resilience and cost-reduction.
Quality Assurance
  • Maintain highest levels of system performance and reliability.
  • Highly automated processes.
Technical Project Management
  • Deliver local solutions to conform with regulatory and customer demands.
  • Cost-effective delivery.
Support & Service Desk
  • Local and regional operational support.
  • Implementation and development.
  • Monitoring all market center systems at all times.


  • End-to-end exchange solutions provider (matching engine, latency portal, smart order routing, risk checks and market data).
  • Best-in-class trading platform with highly skilled team.
Operational Performance
  • Low-latency, high throughput system.
  • Ability to support multiple markets and activity levels.
  • Best-in-class system performance and resiliency.
  • Industry-leading system availability.
  • Cost-efficient and deep monitoring capacity.
Deployment and Scalability
  • Ability to deploy, operate and maintain in-house technology faster and cheaper than competitors.
  • Software development methodology allows for capacity to grow and expand into new markets rapidly.
  • Centralised support model provides operating leverage.
Third Party Capabilities
  • Key third party relationship to develop gateway and entry point into China.
  • Potential for additional partnerships in future.