Reuters risk launch: Reuters has formally launched its Risk Manager global risk analytics system in mainland Europe. Risk Manager was developed by Sailfish Systems, Reuters' New York-based subsidiary. The system is targeted at senior risk controllers (RMO, July 29).

FNX credit: Philadelphia-based FNX has released a real-time global credit limits add-on for its interest rate trading and back office system.

The credit limit server provides up-to-date counterparty credit line information, with limit checking performed automatically at deal entry, according to an FNX spokesperson. Sybase's replication facilities are used to distribute credit information globally in real time.

SocGen interface: Societe Generale in London has installed a new interface developed by Tantus, the London-based deal capture and position keeping systems vendor.

The interface links SocGen's Tantus-supplied deal entry system to the EBS foreign exchange dealing system. It allows traders to enter deals into EBS directly through Tantus screens (Dealing with Technology, September 20).

Telerate and Storm: Dow Jones Telerate in Hong Kong has signed a marketing deal with New York-based Storm Technologies to market the latter vendor's IDS Storm risk management system in Singapore, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand. If the agreement is successful it will be expanded to include other countries, says a Telerate spokesperson.

CMG to NT: CMG is releasing a Microsoft Windows NT version of its Cobra regulatory reporting system. The NT port is being developed for three banks, says a CMG spokesperson, and will be released this month.

FT report: The Financial Times has released a report entitled Systemic Risk Facing the World's Financial Institutions. The report covers the possibility of "domino" collapses within global financial markets, regulatory responses, risk management methodology and emerging markets risk.

Japanese Cats: In addition to demonstrating its products on the Web (see related story, this issue), Cats Software has translated its VAR primer manual into Japanese. The new edition of the book, dubbed An Introduction to VAR, has been translated by staff at Daiwa Securities' Tokyo office.

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