Securities and Trading Technology Ltd (STT)


1 Mirage Road
Bedfordview 2007 South Africa
PO Box 507
Bedfordview 2008

Tel: +27 11 663 4300 / 4391 /4310

Securities & Trading Technology, founded in 1985, is an independent privately-owned South Africa-based Company specialising in the development of leading financial market software solutions. Our core products cover exchange solutions, trading systems, custodian solutions, central depository solutions, risk management and back office management systems to customised financial solutions in order to meet any of our client’s needs.

Since 1985, STT has grown its solutions to offer a wide variety of systems across the globe; in Africa, Caribbean and Europe. The STT group is comprised of several companies including STT (South Africa), STT TradeClear and STT (Mauritius)

Change is a part of any business and at STT that change presents a chance to create a competitive advantage in the industry and shine above the rest of the competitors. We are passionate about creating tailored solutions to individual companies with the highest standards ensured and with our extensive collective knowledge in the financial markets; we strive to deliver quality products that are not only in line with the latest technology but follow best practice. Building long term partnerships is one of the core missions of STT as a business and keeping and maintaining those relationships is our core aim. At STT we view providing software solutions as an on-going, long term commitment, and so, with that, the solutions grow and develop over time, just as our clients change over time.

STT has been the provider of IT solutions to the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) for the past 27 years, SA Reserve Bank and more recently WFE (The World Federation of Exchanges), NSE (Nairobi Securities Exchange), DSE (Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange), USE (Uganda Securities Exchange), NSX (Namibia Stock Exchange), TTSE (Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange), LuSE (Lusaka Stock Exchange), SEM (the Stock Exchange of Mauritius) & FMDQ OTC Exchange (Nigeria)

From STT’s very humble beginnings to becoming an important player in financial markets software providers, STT’s ever growing client base includes the likes of central banks, reserve banks, clearing houses, commercial banks, private and investment banks, brokers, insurance companies, trading houses, corporate treasury operations and central securities depository participants.

Our winning success is due to our client centric attitude, our quick turn- around times and out attention to detail. Our agile approach to development allows for speedy delivery times.

STT provides exchange financial solutions to a number of different exchanges, clearing members, brokers, banks, custodians and fund managers locally and abroad. We’ve been in operation for over 37 years and because of this we need to continuously evaluate our practices to ensure we provide the best and latest solutions and technology.


Suite of Products

STT offers a wide range of products for a diverse array of clients ranging from front end trading tools to back end clearing systems:

Exchange Solution

A fully integrated, end to end solution, suitable for any type of exchange venue. The exchange solutions components include trading, management, surveillance and a full central depository system.

Fortress CSD

CSD supports all asset classes and interfaces with external payment systems to ensure delivery versus payment for all transactions to be settled.

Fortress Custody

Comprehensive module of Custodian operations and reporting functionality

Fortress Transfer Secretary

A registrar system that performs all functionality of a transfer secretary including:

New Issues, Printing of Certificates, Registered Owner Name Change and Corporate Actions.

Central Bank Management System (CBMS)

A fully integrated central bank management system for central banks and issuers

Global Clearing management System (GCMS)

Back office solution with clearing, accounting and reporting functionality

Real Time Risk Management system (RTRM)

Solution that was designed to pro-actively control and even mitigate risk in a trading portfolio, all executed in real time.

Avvento Trader

Web-based trading and real time risk exposure solution in one.

Deals to CSV file

A daily batch processing function to download all active orders, completed orders and completed trades from an Exchange.

Clarity Surveillance

Solution developed to collect, store and present all exchange data required for a comprehensive Market Surveillance Solution.

Broker Back Office Solution

A compliance and portfolio reporting solution

Swift Router

Innovative solution to route swift messages to the configured communication channel