Cortex ATS

Global Markets

Execution Excellence, powered by Cortex Equities

BNP Paribas’ Alternative Trading System (ATS) in the Americas

The Cortex ATS is a non-displayed order book for listed equities that can be accessed by clients directly, or via any of BNP Paribas’ equity execution products.

Providing you with access to a deep and diverse pool of liquidity

For further information, please click on one of the following links:

Order Type & Matching Logic


Fix Specification


Frequently Asked Questions


Cortex ATS Stopped Symbol List Effective April 2024

ATS Filing History

Form ATS-N Filings

Monthly Statistics

Cortex ATS Contact

For further information, please contact Cortex ATS trading desk:

+1 (212) 841-3172

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