Alongside its market making activities, Barak serves as an official ETF market maker for several ETF issuers around the world.
Advanced technology enables the team to provide high quality services ensuring stable liquidity in the relevant markets. As part of these services, the team strives to provide competitive quotes to institutional clients at all trading hours, including periods of high volatility and other extraordinary circumstances affecting market activity.
Among our clients are LYXOR ETF, PSAGOT Investment House, and MORE Investment House.
Head of ETF Market Making
Itay Blushtein joined Index Teudot Sal Ltd., an ETN company previously owned by Barak, in 2006 and served as the manager of the Delta One and market making team. In 2013, he became the manager of the Delta One and market making team of Psagot Investment house. In 2020, Itay rejoined Barak and established Barak’s ETF Market Making team.
Itay has a BA in Economics from Bar-Ilan University and an MBA from the Technion (Israel Institute of Technology).