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MasterLink Selects SIGTech to Drive Systematic Trading in US, Asian Equities

MasterLink Securities, one of Taiwan’s two leading securities dealers, has selected quant trading platform SIGTech to accelerate research and trading for its North American and Asian equities business. SIGTech will facilitate the onboarding and normalising of new datasets to help build and launch new systematic trading strategies for the firm.

Launched in 2019, SIGTech is now used by fund managers with a combined AUM of $373 billion. MasterLink cited the ability to respond more quickly to changing market dynamics as one of the main reasons it chose SIGTech, and completed its integration in less than two weeks, enabling portfolio managers to begin researching and backtesting new strategies within days.

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