Month: June 2001

RCP Consultants Offer “Virtual Back Office”

RCP Consultants has launched RCP DealWeb, a “virtual back office” that offers an organisation-wide database for trading information, providing banks and financial institutions with ‘round the clock access to global deal information via a secure, Web-based, front end. The service acts as a data warehouse for storing FX trade details, and provides deal reconciliation and […]

CurrencyPro.com Offers FX Prices on the Net

Access to 24-hour FX prices is now available from www.currencypro.com, a Hungary-based information portal targeted at both professional and private investors. As well as free access to currency prices, the site offers a Reuters news feed, and daily, weekly and monthly fundamental and technical research from Bank of America and Commerzbank. Daily cross-rates are available […]

Kalahari Gains Four New Customers

Bayerische Landesbank, Standard Bank, Finacor and Scotiabank have all taken Kalahari’s analytical and price discovery software. Bayerische Landesbank, based in Munich, has implemented the Kalahari Advanced Calculation Environment (Kace) price discovery system for pricing on its Eonia desk. Similarly, Finacor, a Paris-based brokerage, is using Kace for pricing Eonia’s, FRA’s and swaps. South Africa’s Standard […]

CME Witnesses Continued Electronic Growth

Electronically traded currency futures contracts on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) have been setting consecutive daily volume records throughout May. The exchange recorded a volume of 20,280 currency futures contracts on 23 May, representing a 6% increase on the previous record of 19,171, set on 16 May. This figure itself was a 6% increase on […]

Bank One Joins Currenex; Provides Currency Overlay

Bank One has joined online FX portal Currenex. The bank will link to Currenex via its main pricing engine, The One Net FX Trader, making confirmation and revaluation of transactions completed via Currenex available to the bank’s customers. “It is our intention to join those platforms where our customers want us to be,” says Peter […]

BBH Updates Fund WorldView Supermarket

Brown Brothers Harriman (BBH) has revamped Fund WorldView, its online “global fund super-market”. The new platform builds on BBH’s original fund distribution product, introduced in June 2000. “We’ve spoken with a lot of our clients on two fronts,” says Eric Macy, development manager for WorldView. “Firstly, we asked them what information they needed to purchase […]

Mind the Gap

The gap between the top 10 banks and their peers is widening. But so too is the gap between the top five and the rest of the pack. Julie Ros looks at the results of the top 35 forex banks to find out where the profits and losses are being made. As we move towards […]

EBS Unveils Conversational & Market Data Products

EBS, the interbank electronic broking service for spot FX, has unveiled its new suite of products – EBS Trader and EBS Market Data.The former competes with the market standard Reuters Direct conversational dealing service while the latter is an expansion of the EBS Data Stream (Ticker) product which will be provided exclusively to its Dealing […]

Currency Managers Enjoy the Green Shoots of Spring

The Parker FX Index reversed last month’s negative performance to bring in returns of 4.09% in March, the second highest return since May 2000. The Parker Emerging FX Index also ended March on a positive note, with a return of 1.80%, again, a reversal of February’s negative results. All of the 43 programmes in the […]

Q&A with Trendstat Capital Management

Company Information: Co mpany Name: TRENDSTAT CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, INC. Location: Scottsdale, AZ Contact Name: Peter B. Mauthe Product Name: World Currency Program Product Assests: $10.6 m Total Assets Under Management: $65.8m Notional Assets Traded Firm Inception Date: August 1984 Number of Employees: 7   Return Information Annual Performance 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 […]