Mizuho Financial Group has signed up to Kamakura’s risk information services, the Honolulu-based software company has confirmed, as the Japanese financial behemoth seeks to strengthen its lending activities following years of write-offs.
Algorithmics, a Toronto-based specialist in enterprise risk management, has entered into a strategic alliance with global banking giant Citigroup to deliver a global suite of credit risk models. The models will provide credit risk and default analytics...
Bank of America and Citigroup are among the latest in a series of banks building up online capabilities for emerging market currency options, as the market for the products continues to expand.
Interdealer broker BGC of the United States plans to go live with a combined voice and electronic US dollar repurchase agreement (repo) trading platform early next year.
New London-based hedge funds Northcross Capital has launched Anvil’s Denarius software platform as its cross-product front-office trade capture, liquidity monitoring and risk management system.
Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) plans to run Sophis’ Risque cross-asset risk management software across its global capital markets businesses, as it seeks to minimise exposure to operational risk, RiskNews can reveal.
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ABN Amro has launched an electronic Swiss franc interest rate swaps trading platform on Bloomberg.
Inter-dealer brokers GFI, Icap and Tullett Prebon have come together to launch what they call a 'multi-broker electronic checkout service' in conjunction with the Depositary Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC). Initially deployed as a one-year pilot scheme,...