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Different degrees

Solvency II will require a massive upgrade in insurers’ technological capability. But as the deadline for implementation looms ever closer, not all in the industry have made the same level of progress.

The great rating debate

A conference in Paris exposed some criticism of the way the rating agencies function. Issuers and investors feel the industry suffers from a lack of competition which has harmed service levels. Sarfraz Thind reports

JP Morgan goes live on T-Zero

JP Morgan went live on T-Zero’s post-trade processing platform for credit derivatives on Monday. It is the first dealer to join the platform since Goldman Sachs initially used the technology after its trade with KBC Alternative Investment Management on…

Front Capital wins $5 billion hedge fund client

KBC Alternative Investment Management (KBC AIM), a hedge fund subsidiary of Belgium's KBC Bank and Insurance Group that manages more than $5 billion in assets, plans to implement Front Capital's Arena trading, risk management and distribution system.