SunGard Futures Systems has released its Query Builder real-time reporting system for use with financial-database applications and a new Intranet version of its Account Risk Module for use with the GMI system for listed-derivatives processing. Query Builder is a browser-based reporting tool that provides enterprise-wide decision support and reporting. It retrieves information from back-office applications and can perform bridged queries on multiple databases and show relationships between the resulting data. ARM provides a link between front-office systems and GMI back-office data for firm-wide revaluation on single and multiple accounts including positions, trades, cancels, cash, busts, collateral, option premium and offsets.
ANZ Investment Bank has installed the divine MindAlign real-time messaging tool for communications between trading professionals, front office and transaction staff. divine MindAlign provides secure collaboration and instant communication within the investment-banking business. The channel-based technology enables user to create channels to support ongoing discussions around projects or topics, with content archived and searchable by date, time, key word, channel or user.