POTENTIAL UNBOUND

We have a proven track record of turning potential into ability. Through expert knowledge and technical innovation, we help individuals, teams and whole organisations reach beyond their objectives and evolve at the pace of change. Preparing not only for what tomorrow brings but delivering future success.

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Trading

We seek out opportunities in high volume, high liquidity, spread trading and are a major participant on all the top US, UK, and European futures markets. We are currently trading on average over 110 million lots per year.

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Qualifications & Training

We are dedicated to educational excellence across our professional training offering. With over 150 bespoke courses and qualifications to help you stay ahead. From all aspects of financial services, through the maze of risk, regulation and governance, right up to the highest level of trading. 

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Recruitment & Performance tools

We use potential and current employee knowledge to your advantage. Blending cutting-edge AI and smart technology with human data to uncover behaviour and performance traits and patterns that may impact your profitability and success. 

Our History

Over the past 15 years we’ve risen to become one of the leading proprietary trading companies anywhere in the world.

1999

On Screen Trading founded

Rob Brophy, Danny Langley, and The Kyte Group founded On Screen Trading.

2000

Trading Connections founded

Jonny Aucamp and Mark Slade founded Trading Connections (TC).

2005

OSTC is formed

On Screen Trading and Trading Connections merge to form OSTC. Expansion to Poland with an office opened in Warsaw with support from LIFFE.

2013

OSTC expands into Russia

Expansion to Russia assisted with a credit facility from CME. Joint venture formed with ATON, one of the largest investment companies in Russia. OSTC is the majority owner of the Russian joint venture.

2015

Cornerstone established

Cornerstone (then known as “Square Mile Education”) established and further education resources brought into OSTC. China office opened in partnership with Yongan, China’s largest futures broker. OSTC is the majority owner of the Chinese joint venture.

2018

OSTC appoints new CEO

Lee Hodgkinson, former CEO of Euronext London, appointed as new CEO. Corporate governance and oversight strengthened, and new company purpose, vision, and values established.

2019

ZISHI is born

ZISHI brand established. Minerva Capital Markets integrated into ZISHI. New executive team succeeds founder shareholders.

2020

BG Consulting acquired

OSTC Group acquires BG Consulting’s 25 years of financial services training and expertise, adding a global reach and unrivalled experience and knowledge in this sector.

2021

FSTP acquired

Governance, Risk and Compliance training experts, FSTP, are acquired. A key addition to complete ZISHI Cornerstone’s training and education offering across all financial service sectors.

Today

Building a future where anyone, anywhere, can learn and trade.