If you’re an institutional trader trading an established fund then your needs are specific and well understood by our Institutional Trading team. Alternatively if you’re a broker (or want to become one), then our institutional liquidity solutions can help you take your business to a whole new level.
If you’re a retail trader and have stumbled across this page and wondering what’s institutional trading all about then here’s a quick overview:
Institutional trading, in its most basic sense, differs from retail trading in the price, volumes and trading conditions that come with it. An institutional trader typically trades a fund (other people’s money) and takes a “performance” or “success” fee from the profits generated by the fund.
Depending on the strategies being traded by the institutional trader, the volumes expected are usually not less than 1,000 lots a month (100,000,000) for it to be financially viable for all parties concerned.
Institutional traders are typically required to make much higher deposits to secure the ultra low spreads and commissions charged in exchange of higher volume, thereby making the relationship financially equitable for all parties concerned.
Institutional accounts may not be suitable for everyone. Our institutional Forex trading accounts are designed for Forex fund managers, large scale institutional traders (such as pension funds, ETFs, mixed-instrument funds etc.) and startup brokers seeking to become our white-label/grey-label/private-label partners. Please note, that an appropriate license to operate as a fund manager or broker may be asked for if our compliance regulators require us to do so.
* The minimum monthly fee is not an extra commission but rather a minimum amount that we require institutional trading accounts to generate each month. If your monthly commissions are less than this minimum, then you are charged the difference.
Our Institutional Liquidity solutions are ideal for anyone considering setting up their own brokerage to take advantage of Manhattan Global Markets’ deep liquidity and access to a wide range of trading instruments.
If you’ve been trading for a while and have built up a stable client base or have access to partners that can bring you new clients then becoming a Manhattan Global Markets white-label or JV partner presents a great opportunity for you.
Partnering with Manhattan Global Markets gives you access to a powerhouse that can turn your brokerage business into a highly profitable enterprise through our proven and tested STP model.