Axiom Global Partners, the New York-based inter-dealer brokerage, has launched its electronic credit default swap (CDS) broking platform in the London market.
Royal Bank of Scotland’s (RBS) London-based Financial Markets division has expanded its Bloomberg Electronic Trading offering by adding euro interest rate swaps.
GFI Group, the New York-based inter-dealer brokerage and software company, has made a deal with Swiss investment bank UBS, to link its currency options software with the bank’s screen-trading system.
Algorithmics, an enterprise risk management solutions specialist, and FRS, a global provider of regulatory and financial reporting solutions, have entered into an agreement to deliver regulatory reporting within the Algo Capital solution.
Icap has launched an electronic credit derivatives trading service via its BrokerTec platform, which typically handles Treasury bond and repo transactions.
Quasi-government US mortgage agency, Freddie Mac, has chosen Fitch Risk’s OpVar software suite to manage its operational risk.
Canadian software company Algorithmics has updated its operational risk management system to consolidate data capture for all regulatory information ranging from Basel II to Sarbanes-Oxley.
BNP Paribas has launched an online trading platform that will allow the French bank’s clients to trade structured credit-linked notes, equity and fixed-income hybrid notes, and corporate bonds.
Thomson TradeWeb will launch a multi-dealer interest rate swaps trading platform in Europe at the beginning of 2005, and has received the support of JP Morgan Chase - the bank that dominated Risk ’s inter-dealer swaps rankings in September
Front Capital Systems, an operating unit of SunGard, has begun marketing a localised version of Front Arena's treasury trading and back-office solution to regional banks in Japan through a distribution agreement with NIWS, a Tokyo-based business server...
Northern Trust, a Chicago-based global custody and investment management group, has chosen Fitch Risk’s OpVar software suite and its data offerings, which manage quantitative and qualitative operational risk. The move comes at the expense of risk management...
JP Morgan Chase and market data vendor Bloomberg have teamed up to launch a tradable index of currencies from Asian emerging markets.
Euronext.Liffe, the European derivatives exchange, will cut its fees for trading equity options through its electronic trading platform, Liffe Connect, from November 1.
GFI Group, the New York based inter-dealer brokerage, has launched its electronic credit default swap (CDS) trading system, Creditmatch, in the US.
Merrill Lynch is slated to join a growing array of major sell-side firms that will allow third-party access to their algorithmic trading engines.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has chosen Standard & Poor’s (S&P) portfolio risk tracker (PRT) tool for its treasury operations. The move represents a blow to rivals Moody’s KMV and RiskMetrics, whose product, CreditManager,...
The Bank of New York (BoNY) and California-based investment management and technology firm, Wilshire Associates, have formed a partnership to provide risk management services.
ABN Amro, the Dutch banking group, has launched an auto-execution trading platform for the credit default swaps (CDS) market. The system will be available through Bloomberg terminals.
Agence France Trésor (AFT), the French debt and treasury management institution, has selected Ubitrade’s treasury management system, Tradix, after putting the contract out to tender in 2003.