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OTC Firms Concerned With Operational Efficiency, Risk Management and Automation The survey of 100 firms carried out by OpenLink looked at the relative importance of risk management concerns faced by senior operations professionals in the growing electronic environment.
Tabb Report: Buy-Side Spending Up, Focus on Integrated OMS, EMS Technology Buy-side firms are ramping up spending on order and execution management systems, moving to integrate the two in a bid to streamline desktops while ultimately lowering risk, according to a new report by Tabb Group.
QSG Announces Release of SYNC New trading analytics platform addresses the challenges of 'impact costs' in a high-speed, high frequency driven trading market.
Markit Adds Structured Products to Porfolio Valuations Service Markit said extension of Portfolio Valuations service to structured products is in response to client demand.
Tullett Prebon Expands Equity Division With Risk Arbitrage Desk The desk will be based in Tullett Prebon’s Jersey City, NJ, office and will be led by Philippe Allain, Managing Director.
Caerus Trading Selects Orc Trading Amsterdam-based trading firm choses Orc's platform for market making in listed equity and index options.
UNX Secures Funding to Expand into Multi-Asset Trading and Global Markets Looks to accelerate build-out of multi-asset trading through its Catalyst EMS and portal to integrate services and tools for buy side.
More Scrutiny in an Altered World Companies scramble to adjust to new rules of the road while governments weigh curbs on leverage and demands for more transparency.
New Regulations, Higher Trade Costs Boost Demand for Fixed Income TCA Demand for transaction cost analysis of fixed income trades is on the rise as dealers grapple with higher costs and aggressive new regulatory guidelines that are raising the bar for transparency.
Panopticon Partners with Sybase Panopticon's visual interface will interact with Sybase RAP-The Trading Editionl as well Aleri's CEP engine for fast analysis of historical and real-time data.
Clearstream Rolls Out Securities Depository Clearstream teamed with Luxembourg’s central bank to create a securities depository service with an eye on reducing risk by allowing investors to settle securities deals in central bank money.
Nasdaq OMX Teams With SunGard to Provide Risk Analytics Nasdaq OMX is aiming to help investment firms manage risk more effectively through a new set of analytics available through SunGard's APT.
Cutwater Asset Management Teams with Calypso on ALM Platform The fixed income investment manager partnered with Calpyso to build an asset allocation and portfolio construction application based on the Galapagas technology platform.
FinTuition Hires Tom McKeown for Sales and Marketing U.K.-based training company in securities finance, hedge funds and collateral management, hires McKeown to expand into North American market.
Bishopsgate Financial and Panopticon Team Up To Provide Real-Time Data Analysis The new partnership will focus on implementations of specialized data visualization and business intelligence systems to support monitoring and analysis of real-time market and risk data.
Credit Agricola Goes Live with Calypso System for FX Portuguese banking group expects to save 35 percent in back-office/administrative costs and reduce operational risk.
Numerix Launches Bond Trader Application Numerix Bond Trader provides front-office professionals with a set of custom Excel spreadsheets for viewing and testing trades, and monitoring market data and risk metrics.
LCH.Clearnet to Lose NYSE Euronext As Clearing Customer NYSE Euronext intends to begin clearing for its European securities and derivatives markets from late 2012.
3-D Portfolio Modeling Provides New Clarity As portfolio managers rethink risk management post-crisis, some are embracing three-dimensional portfolio modeling technology to improve diversification, reduce risk and appeal to investors.
ITG Brings TCA to FX Market Investment Technology Group Inc. is shining fresh light on the dealer-driven, over-the-counter world of foreign exchange with a new transaction cost analysis service for FX that it developed in cooperation with FXall.
Pre-Trade Risk Management, Not Electronic Trading, Should Be Scrutinized If a "fat finger" problem can happen at a firm, there is obviously an issue with their pre-trade risk management, says Aite Group's Paul Zubalake.
ITG Cooperates with Fxall on launch of ITG TCA for FX The new offering quantifies and evaluates foreign exchange trades versus several benchmarks.