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Content tagged with Risk Management posted in August 2010
Newedge Warns of International Regulatory Arbitrage in OTC Derivatives
News  |  8/30/2010  | 
Supports regulatory harmony between the European Commissions proposals and the U.S Dodd-Frank Bill's private clearing initiatives.
Nasdaq OMX Unveils Volatility Target Index
News  |  8/26/2010  | 
Nasdaq OMX Group announced that it will launch a new volatility index in conjunction with Deutsche Bank’s global asset management segment, a system it said is designed to limit risk for investors dealing on the Nasdaq-100 Index.
Hong Kong Monetary Authority Chooses Calypso for Trading and Treasury Management
News  |  8/25/2010  | 
Hong Kong's monetary authority will use the system to trade across multiple asset classes, while monitoring the underlying risks in real time.
Hong Kong Monetary Authority Selects Calypso For Trading And Treasury Management
News  |  8/25/2010  | 
The platform will leverage functionality for a variety of front-to-back office tasks including pricing, valuation and risk management.
SimCorp Launches Version 4.8 Of Straight-Through-Processing Solution
News  |  8/24/2010  | 
The release features updates and new modules designed to further automate workflow processes throughout the back, middle and front office, SimCorp said.
State Street Releases Risk Analytics and Services Products for Institutional Investors
News  |  8/19/2010  | 
New tools for clients, including performance heat maps and compliance features, are integrated into State Street’s Analytics Dashboard.
LCH.Clearnet Hires Michael Davie to Head SwapClear's Products for Buy Side
News  |  8/19/2010  | 
Appointment of JP Morgan executive reflects commitment to buy-side OTC derivatives clearing offering.
FTEN Receives Patent for its Financial Data Processing System
News  |  8/18/2010  | 
The technology provides real-time cross-market risk management and surveillance at a time when regulators are pondering new mandates for sponsored and naked access.
The New Alpha Generators
News  |  8/17/2010  | 
With commissions growing ever tighter on the execution side, agency brokers are entering the research business to capture a larger share of the buy side's alpha-generation wallet.
Integrated Capital Solutions Launches New Managed Investment Platform To Track Trading Advisors
News  |  8/13/2010  | 
www.icstraders.com helps investment advisors and knowledgeable investors create multi-CTA portfolios to fit within their risk tolerance and investment goals.
TCA Demand Beyond Equities Driven by New Reporting Requirements, Lack of Trust
News  |  8/12/2010  | 
Regulatory reporting pressures and a lack of trust between the buy and sell sides is driving demand for transaction cost analysis beyond equities.
New TCA Tools Help Buy-side Firms Compete in a High-Frequency World
News  |  8/11/2010  | 
In today's increasingly volatile markets, buy-side firms are arming their trading desks with near-real-time transaction cost analysis tools to adjust their strategies intraday and combat the edge enjoyed by high-frequency traders.
Taking Settlement Costs Out of Best Execution
News  |  8/11/2010  | 
ESP Technologies offers post-trade ticket aggregation for equities, helping buy-side firms lower settlement costs as they seek best execution in a fragmented market.
Q&A: Matthew Celebuski of SJ Levinson & Sons Discusses TCA Trends and Challenges
News  |  8/11/2010  | 
In a complex trading environment, transaction cost analysis tools will help the buy side capture alpha, SJ Levinson's senior managing director and head of the quantitative research and trading team.
QSG Unveils SYNC to help Buy Side Analyze Impact Costs in High-Frequency Market
News  |  8/11/2010  | 
New SYNC TCA system offers pre- and post-trade analytics in a single platform.
Is Your Website a Downside Risk? Why Web Performance Counts in Online Trading
Commentary  |  8/9/2010  | 
Today, online stock traders expect their brokerages' websites and applications to combine the most comprehensive, customizable, dynamic market data available with extraordinarily fast and seamless trade execution.
Measuring Liquidity: A Challenge in OTC Markets
Commentary  |  8/4/2010  | 
The credit crisis has demonstrated the need for a new generation of market-based liquidity measures in OTC instruments, according to David Austin and Gavan Nolan at Markit, who contend the focus should be on indicators of 'prospective liquidity.'
Rosenblatt Securities Selects NYSE Technologies' SuperFeed As Global Data Service
News  |  8/3/2010  | 
Agency broker will use SuperFeed to more cost effectively offer pre-and post-trade TCA tools to customers.
Firms Struggling to Implement Liquidity Risk Management Technology and Processes
News  |  8/3/2010  | 
Two years after the North American credit crisis began, financial firms are facing new liquidity demands from regulators and are still working to implement enterprisewide liquidity risk management systems.
Selerity Offers U.S. Earnings Preannouncement Event Data for Traders and Risk Professionals
News  |  8/3/2010  | 
Corporate preannouncements are real-time, breaking updates released by companies regarding changes in their outlook or guidance ahead of scheduled earnings announcements.
Netik Appoints John Mason to COO Role
News  |  8/2/2010  | 
He will expand Netik's role into delta one trading data, managed reference data services and data warehousing.
Fiserv Selects Omgeo Protocoll As Collateral Management Solution
News  |  8/2/2010  | 
New and existing Fiserv customers on the TradeFlow platform will be able to automate their collateral management process, handle numerous asset classes and increase visibility into credit exposure to mitigate counterparty risk.

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