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For traders, producers and end users of base and precious metals, as well as raw materials and concentrates
Brady’s metal trading software solutions support the financial and physical trade life cycle processes. We offer metal CTRM solutions to cater for market participants trading OTC and on-exchange including the LME, CME, TOCOM and SHFE.
Reduce costs across your physical metals trading life cycle
There are numerous costs to manage in physical metals trading from metal warrant management, inventory management to orchestrating material movements world-wide. Complete visibility of inventory moving from suppliers, warehouses to customers, together with costs related to purchase, sale or movement is needed at any point. Shipping and logistics paperwork is cumbersome. Not being able to keep on top of customs / excise duties, tax and other fees can lead to delays and further costs. You can incur losses for not meeting contractual delivery obligations.
Brady’s metals trading software helps you to value goods more accurately, allocate inventory profitably and identify where a margin can be made. You can select the best rate for transport, easily schedule shipments and reduce administrative time with documentation management workflow. Ease of integration with ERP systems facilitates a more efficient accounting and financial reporting process.
Make confident hedging decisions in complex macro-economic conditions
Ongoing metal price volatility has consequences to daily profit and loss for any metals business, especially when trading across multiple regions and currencies. You need to accurately value options, understand the impact of trade events, market movements and other factors on your overall P&L.
Brady’s metals CTRM software supports hedging using a wide range of derivative instruments, to help protect your business’ performance from adverse scenarios. You can track positions and mark-to-market in real-time and perform P&L attribution.
Address metal concentrates, assaying, tolling, offtake agreements and precious metals
How easily are you able to determine the composition of multi-content metals and calculate each constituent’s market value? How confident are you about meeting quality and purity specifications? Are you paying higher than necessary costs for transformation?
Brady’s metals CTRM software allows you to address concentrate contract complexities, enabling more accurate valuation of multi-content metals. With assay exchange, you can perform the relevant calculations to generate exchange certificates. By capturing fees based on multiple parameters you can maximise additional optionality from blending, metals tolling and metals offtake agreements.
Brady’s precious metals CTRM software helps you manage and report on leases and location swaps. You can monitor exposure to interest rates and lease rates, manage physical movements between vaults and adhere to local tax and VAT regulations.
Manage market and credit risks diligently to protect profits
Continually changing market and counterparty conditions impacts metals trading strategies. Assessing numerous risk factors as and when they happen is challenging. You need to evaluate the impact of shifts in prices, interest rates, FX and more on P&L to minimise loss. You need to know about adverse credit situations promptly.
Brady’s metals CTRM software helps to meet the demands for rigorous risk management, enabling stress testing, what-if scenario analysis, Monte Carlo VaR simulation and more. You can mitigate credit risk with counterparty exposure management, collateral management and real-time alerting of critical situations.