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


On Screen Trading founded

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


Trading Connections founded

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


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.


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.


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.


ZISHI is born

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


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.


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.


OSTC Academy opened

Remote training programme which uncovers and nurtures the best talent for OSTC’s future generations of traders and market analysts.


OSTC Group separate businesses

OSTC Group announce next phase of long-term strategy; the independent OSTC Markets
and ZISHI businesses.


Mark Slade takes over as a CEO


A resilient business offering where anyone, anywhere, can learn or trade.