Month: May 2001

Patsystems Continues Alliance Strategy

Patsystems, the London-based futures and options software vendor, has formed a partnership with Pronet Analytics, an Internet-based financial application service provider (ASP). Under the terms of the deal, Patsystems’ clients will be able to link straight through to the Pronet Analytics website to access global market analysis. Patsystems is currently creating links to Pronet Analytics […]

Forecast Launches Asian Markets Service

Forecast, the Asia subsidiary of 4Cast, has launched Asian Markets Now!, a daily market sheet focusing on Asian FX, equity, local and US dollar-denominated fixed income, and interest rate derivative markets. The country emphasis is on non-Japan Asian markets, including China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand. The service includes technicals, flows, […]

SwapsWire Partners with Syntegra

SwapsWire, an electronic interest rate derivative trading structure owned by 23 derivatives houses, has selected Syntegra as a technology partner. The companies have been working together since October 2000 to specify and develop the technology components of the project, which will enable participating institutions to trade interest rate swaps and other interest rate derivatives online. […]

Hedge Fund Index Down in March

The CSFB/Tremont Hedge Fund Index, the index jointly composed by Credit Suisse First Boston and Tremont Advisers, is down in March at -0.3%, its second consecutive negative month. “Alternative investment strategies are providing investors with a safe harbour during stormy market conditions,” says Roland Lorenzo, president and COO of the CSFB/Tremont Index. “Hedge fund investors […]

Integral Development Launches AutoDealer E-Quote Engine

Integral Development, the California-based e-finance software vendor, has launched a new product dubbed Integral AutoDealer. The system acts as a central processing engine for responding to and tracking quote requests in online capital markets dealing environments. Banks can set parameters for automated quotes based on customer credit limits, deal size, deal type, market conditions and […]

GFInet to Use Radianz Extranet For FX Options Broking Service

GFInet, the e-brokerage arm of GFI, has announced its intention to use Radianz’s secure IP-based network as the infrastructure for its online FX options broking service. “This agreement allows us to launch quickly and efficiently, because many of our target customers are connected to RadianzNet,” says Russ Lewis, chief information officer at GFInet. “Our clients […]

Centradia Names Co-Heads; Plans Launch Announcement

Centradia, the name for the initiative led by five European banks, including Banco Santander Central Hispano (BSCH), Commerzbank, the Royal Bank of Scotland, San Paolo IMI and Société Générale (SG), is preparing to make an announcement in May about its platform and services. Initially, two co-heads have been named, Edgar Mayoral of BSCH in Madrid, […]

Prebon Yamane Launches Commentary Service from Sydney

Prebon Yamane Money Markets (Australia) has released a new service on its website,, giving a comprehensive picture of the Sydney day’s trading activity in Australian and New Zealand FX and money markets. The site is updated three times a day.

Bank of America Launches New Look Internet Portal

Bank of America has launched an Internet portal for existing and prospective corporate, commercial and institutional clients. The portal gives users access to the bank’s financial information and solutions via The portal combines information and resources of several separate sites, which has been enhanced with a new look, streamlined navigation and continuous content updates. […]

ACI to Hold Elections at Forex 2001 in Singapore

ACI – The Financial Markets Association will elect a president, treasurer and chair of the Committee for Professionalism (CFP) at the Forex 2001 International Congress in Singapore later this month. Fortis Bank’s Heering Ligthart, current ACI president, is running unopposed for a second term. Meanwhile, the treasurer’s post has three candidates: current treasurer Herman Bussers […]

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