DTCC's Omgeo Central Trade Manager® (Omgeo CTM) is our strategic platform for the central matching of cross-border and domestic transactions automating the trade confirmation process across multiple asset classes, such as equities, fixed income, repurchase agreements (repos), exchange traded derivatives and synthetic equity swaps.

This area of the learning center provides you with resources to understand how your organization can leverage the various user interface and message interface options to efficiently match and confirm trade details, increase transparency and mitigate risk.

To learn more, select an Omgeo CTM topic from the menu on the left.

  • Product Release Information: Release 2

    Describes new and updated functionality for debt/equity and repurchase agreements (repos) asset clas ...
    In 2017 Downloads: 69

  • MIFID II Research Commissions: Best Practices

    Describes the process of applying research amounts on all, some, or none of investment manager's all ...
    In General Downloads: 1086

  • XML Message Specification: Exchange Traded Derivatives (ETDs)

    Comprehensive reference for futures and options messages, including common reference data and a glos ...
    In Exchange Traded Derivatives (ETDs) Downloads: 14

  • Message Translation Interface: Exchange Traded Derivatives

    Describes the message mapping for using Comma-Separated Value (CSV) files to exchange trade informat ...
    In Exchange Traded Derivatives (ETDs) Downloads: 18

  • Exchange Traded Derivatives (ETDs): Frequently Asked Questions

    Answers questions that investment managers, executing brokers, and clearing brokers most commonly as ...
    In Exchange Traded Derivatives (ETDs) Downloads: 26

  • XML Message Specification: Debt/Equity and Common Messages

    Comprehensive reference for debt/equity messages and messages shared with other supported asset clas ...
    In Direct XML Downloads: 1375

  • Common Reference Data

    Contains a cumulative listing of the allowed field values in Omgeo CTM. ...
    In Data Reference Downloads: 1444

  • Fees and Taxes: Best Practices

    Describes marketplace fees and taxes and how to use them in Omgeo CTM. ...
    In Market-Specific Downloads: 716

  • Error Code Data Reference

    Contains a cumulative listing of client-facing error codes including synchronous, asynchronous, noti ...
    In Data Reference Downloads: 857

  • Omgeo CTM Confirm Archive Overview

    Provides a brief overview of the Omgeo CTM Confirm Archive service, including a description of featu ...
    In Confirm Archive Service Downloads: 270

  • System Requirements

    Describes the certified software and hardware for Omgeo CTM. ...
    In Installation and Configuration Downloads: 835

  • MTI Specification: Debt/Equity for Investment Managers

    An overview of the Omgeo CTM message translation interface for investment managers trading in debt a ...
    In Message Translation Interface (MTI) Downloads: 787

  • XML DTDs (Debt and Equity) for Release 1 2017

    A zip file of XML Data Type Descriptors (DTDs) in Client Test and Production. ...
    In Direct XML Downloads: 388

  • Settlement Services Reference: SWIFT MT541/543 and CSV Mapping

    Message specification for Omgeo CTM settlement notification service. Provides SWIFT MT541/543 and CS ...
    In Settlement Notification and Other Services Downloads: 1790

  • FIX 4.4 Interface Message Specification: Investment Managers (Current)

    Describes the fully-automated FIX 4.4 interface for investment managers using Omgeo CTM. ...
    In Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Downloads: 678

  • Product Release Information: Release 1

    Describes new and updated functionality for debt and equity asset class clients. ...
    In 2017 Downloads: 585

  • 2016 Product Release Information Binder

    Describes enhancements and defect fixes for all releases in 2016. ...
    In 2010-2015—Archive of bound documents for each available year Downloads: 182

  • Data Dictionary

    Dictionary of all debt and equity elements in the direct XML interface and of all fields in MTI for ...
    In Data Reference Downloads: 696

  • Certificates of Deposit and Commercial Paper Securities: FAQs

    Answers the questions that clients most commonly ask about how to process certificates of deposit (C ...
    In FAQs Downloads: 475

  • .NET Framework Connectivity Guide

    Describes the application programming interface for the .NET framework. ...
    In .NET Framework Downloads: 366

  • 2012 Product Release Information Binder

    Describes enhancements and defect fixes for all releases in 2012. ...
    In 2010-2015—Archive of bound documents for each available year Downloads: 417

  • Trade Blotter Reference: Settlement Notification

    Describes how to manage manage settlement notifications in the trade blotter at pre-MAGR and MAGR st ...
    In Trade Blotter Downloads: 442

  • Installing and Configuring Two Java Runtime Environments

    Describes how to install and configure two JREs for trade blotter clients. ...
    In Installation and Configuration Downloads: 384

  • 2014 Product Release Information Binder

    Describes enhancements and defect fixes for all releases in 2014. ...
    In 2010-2015—Archive of bound documents for each available year Downloads: 437

  • 2011 Product Release Information Binder

    Describes enhancements and defect fixes for all releases in 2011. ...
    In 2010-2015—Archive of bound documents for each available year Downloads: 494

  • 2010 Product Release Information Binder

    Describes enhancements and defect fixes for all releases in 2010. ...
    In 2010-2015—Archive of bound documents for each available year Downloads: 384

  • Product Overview

    Describes the features and functionality of Omgeo CTM. ...
    In Data Reference Downloads: 595

  • Omgeo CTM Confirm Archive Reference

    Describes the procedures for broker/dealers and institutions/investment managers who use the SMART/S ...
    In Confirm Archive Service Downloads: 699

  • 2013 Product Release Information Binder

    Describes enhancements and defect fixes for all releases in 2013. ...
    In 2010-2015—Archive of bound documents for each available year Downloads: 467

  • FIX 4.4 Interface Message Specification: Investment Managers (Legacy)

    Describes the legacy, query-response FIX 4.4 interface for investment managers using Omgeo CTM. ...
    In Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Downloads: 442

  • 2015 Product Release Information Binder

    Describes enhancements and defect fixes for all releases in 2015. ...
    In 2010-2015—Archive of bound documents for each available year Downloads: 417

  • Omgeo inSITE: Viewer Guide for Omgeo CTM Trades

    Describes how investment managers and other trading parties can view disclosures using Omgeo inSITE ...
    In Confirm Disclosure--Omgeo inSITE Downloads: 354

  • Omgeo inSITE: User Guide for Omgeo CTM Trades

    Describes how broker/dealers can use Omgeo inSITE to upload disclosure documents, and set up enrichm ...
    In Confirm Disclosure--Omgeo inSITE Downloads: 383

  • TBA (To Be Announced) Mortgage-Backed Securities: FAQs

    Answers the questions that clients most commonly ask about how to implement TBAs in Omgeo CTM. ...
    In FAQs Downloads: 353

  • Trade Blotter Reference: Settlement Notification

    Topics for managing settlement notifications in the trade blotter at pre-MAGR and MAGR status. ...
    In Settlement Notification and Other Services Downloads: 525

  • Notification Services Reference

    Provides comprehensive information about centeral counterparty (CCP) notification, depository notifi ...
    In Settlement Notification and Other Services Downloads: 429

  • MTI Batch Scheduler: Broker/Dealers

    Describes how to install and configure the batch scheduler to import and export trade information fo ...
    In Batch Schedulers Downloads: 299

  • MTI Batch Scheduler: Investment Managers

    Describes how to install and configure the batch scheduler to import and export trade information fo ...
    In Batch Schedulers Downloads: 315

  • XML Batch Scheduler: Investment Managers

    Describes how to install and configure the batch scheduler to import and export trades in the Direct ...
    In Batch Schedulers Downloads: 284

  • Settlement Location: Best Practices and Recommendations

    Recommends how to use Omgeo CTM to reduce settlement exceptions based on settlement location. ...
    In General Downloads: 847

  • DCIGate for .NET User Guide

    Describes the DCIGate implementation for the .NET framework. ...
    In .NET Framework Downloads: 302

  • Fixed Income: Best Practices

    Describes best practices, with examples, for fixed income trades in Omgeo CTM. ...
    In General Downloads: 483

  • Matching Time Deposits: Best Practices

    Describes best practices for matching time deposits in Omgeo CTM even when there is no registered IS ...
    In General Downloads: 238

  • Trading China Stock Connect Equities: Best Practices

    Describes best practices for trading China-A equity shares through both the Shanghai and Shenzhen-Ho ...
    In Market-Specific Downloads: 697

  • Singapore Exchange Identification of On- and Off-Exchange Trades: Best Practices

    Describes best practices for clients to comply with Singapore Exchange (SGX) requirements. ...
    In Market-Specific Downloads: 393

  • Equity Trade Commissions: Best Practices

    Describes how Omgeo CTM handles equity trade commissions. ...
    In General Downloads: 342

  • USDI Domestic Trade Processing: Reference and Best Practices

    Describes best practices and serves as a reference for clients who use Omgeo CTM for DTC-settled tra ...
    In Market-Specific Downloads: 330

  • Equity Swaps: Best Practices

    Describes best practices and provides guidelines for matching equity swaps using Omgeo CTM. ...
    In General Downloads: 432

  • L1 Pairing and L2 Matching: FAQs

    Answers the questions that investment managers most commonly ask about Level 1 (L1) pairing and Leve ...
    In FAQs Downloads: 1002

  • Allocation-Confirmation Workflow: FAQs

    Answers the questions that clients most commonly ask about the allocation-confirmation workflow (ACW ...
    In FAQs Downloads: 704

  • Automatic Confirmation Creation with Proration: Best Practices

    Describes how Omgeo CTM can automatically create, prorate, and truncate confirmations for broker/dea ...
    In General Downloads: 278

  • Direct Client Interface Programmer's Guide

    Describes the Java application programming interface (API) for writing a connectivity application to ...
    In .NET Framework Downloads: 359

  • Report Writer Installation Guide

    Describes how to install and use the Report Writer for Omgeo CTM. ...
    In Installation and Configuration Downloads: 175

  • Trade Blotter Reference: Investment Managers

    Topics for investment managers to view, create, and manage trades. ...
    In Trade Blotter Downloads: 469

  • Trade Blotter Reference: Broker/Dealers

    Topics for broker/dealers to view, create, and manage trades. ...
    In Trade Blotter Downloads: 415

  • Omgeo Central Trade Manager: Best Practices

    Describes best practices for clients who trade in the debt and equity asset classes ...
    In General Downloads: 497

  • FIX 4.4 Interface Message Specification: Broker/Dealers (Current)

    Describes the fully-automated, push-enabled FIX 4.4 interface for broker/dealers using Omgeo CTM. ...
    In Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Downloads: 661

  • FIX 4.4 Interface Message Specification: Broker/Dealers (Legacy)

    Describes the legacy, query-response FIX 4.4 interface for broker/dealers using Omgeo CTM. ...
    In Financial Information eXchange (FIX) Downloads: 362

  • Product Release Information: UI 4.0 Release 3

    Describes the enhancements included in Release 3 of the Omgeo CTM UI 4.0. ...
    In User Interface 4.0 Downloads: 519

  • MTI: Conformance Guide for Investment Managers

    Describes MTI conformance testing for investment managers. ...
    In Message Translation Interface (MTI) Downloads: 328

  • MTI Specification: Debt/Equity for Broker/Dealers

    An overview of the Omgeo CTM message translation interface for broker/dealers. ...
    In Message Translation Interface (MTI) Downloads: 529

  • Product Release Information: UI 4.0 Release 2

    Describes the ongoing enhancements to the Omgeo CTM UI 4.0. ...
    In User Interface 4.0 Downloads: 78

  • Introducing the New UI 4.0: Quick Reference

    Introducing the functionality avaiable in the first release of the Omgeo CTM UI 4.0. ...
    In User Interface 4.0 Downloads: 386

  • How to Obtain the ETD Documentation

    Describes how to obtain ETD documents, including the XML Message Specification, Message Translation ...
    In Futures and Options (ETDs) Downloads: 216

  • MTI: .DAT Files for Broker/Dealers

    The MTI_Transactions.dat and MTI_Records.dat files that describe the format of the import and export ...
    In Message Translation Interface (MTI) Downloads: 253

  • Report Writer Installation and User Guide

    Describes how to install and use the Report Writer for Omgeo CTM. ...
    In System and Setup Downloads: 268

Watch this video to: - see the features of the newest version of the Omgeo CTM User Interface - learn how you can...

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Understand the benefits of leveraging your existing Omgeo CTM infrastructure to match equity swap trades.

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Watch this video to see how you can use the Omgeo CTM User Interface 3.0 to manage your equity swap trades and resolve...

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See how the matching process works when matching equity swap trades using Omgeo CTM.

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Watch this brief overview of the Omgeo CTM Equity Swap workflow to understand the parties involved in the process.

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Step by step instructions on how to download your Omgeo CTM Confirm Archive Reports.

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Step by step instructions on how to retrieve Omgeo CTM Confirm Archive Reports by Report Version or Report Date.

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Step by step instructions on how to log into the Omgeo Central Trade Manager® and Omgeo TradeSuite...

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Short introduction about the Omgeo Central Trade Manager® and Omgeo TradeSuite ID® Confirm Archive service.

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Imparare come creare nuove operazioni utlizzando l'interfaccia Omgeo CTM interfaccia utente 3.0.

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Learn about the functionality available to generate and send settlement notification messages to custodians and third...

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Step-by-step instructions on how to manually enter confirmations for broker/dealers who use the...

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Step-by-step instructions to manually create blocks and confirmations using the Omgeo CTM user interface v3.0. This...

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Learn how  to use Omgeo CTM Copy For Information (CFI) to send copies of matched trades to interested third...

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Step-by-step instructions on how to deal with a cancellation request from your counterparty using the Omgeo CTM user...

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Step-by-step instructions on how to cancel a trade using the Omgeo CTM user interface 3.0.

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Step-by-step instructions on how to amend a trade using the Omgeo CTM user interface 3.0.

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Step-by-step instructions on how to handle rejected trades using the Omgeo CTM user interface 3.0.

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Step-by-step instructions on how to resolve mismatched trades using the Omgeo CTM user interface 3.0.

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The Omgeo CTM Dashboard is for investment managers to create and maintain their own matching profiles and broker...

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Step-by-step instructions on how to create a BRMG using the Omgeo CTM Dashboard.

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Step by step instructions on how to create a new matching profile using the Omgeo CTM Dashboard.

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If you are responsible for maintaining the BRMGs for multiple Omgeo CTM organizations, you can use the distribute...

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Step-by-step instructions on how to edit a broker matching group (BRMG) using the Omgeo CTM Dashboard.

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Step by step instructions on how to edit a matching profile using the Omgeo CTM Dashboard.

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Step by step instructions on how to use the Omgeo CTM User Interface to identify the matching profile applied to your...

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Learn how Omgeo CTM uses BRMGs to pair trades, including: The importance of the broker BIC (Business Identifier...

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Learn how matching profiles are used to match trades in Omgeo CTM, including: How the profile is applied to the...

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