Day: 30 May 2006

…Launches RTFI in Latin America

In other news, Reuters has launched Reuters Trading for Fixed Income in Brazil giving banks and financial institutions there the ability to trade fixed income securities over their Reuters desktop. The move marks the expansion of RTFI into the Latin America region, with initial launches kicking off in Brazil and Mexico this year. RTFI currently […]

T-Zero and Calypso Partner to Ease Credit Derivatives Backlog Burden

T-Zero, a derivatives processing company, and trading software company Calypso Technology are developing an interface between their systems to offer straight-through processing of credit derivatives trading. The partnership comes at a time when regulators in both the US and UK are warning of the endemic risks financial firms face if they do not improve their […]

Cognotec launches First Phase of Multi-Asset Class Platform

Cognotec, a provider of FX connectivity technology to banks and brokers, is launching the first phase of its new multi-asset class e-trading platform, Cognotec RealStream. Cognotec RealStream-Margin is an integrated Web-based platform that incorporates the latest collateral management capabilities to enable banks to deliver a professional client trading system, the vendor says. End-user clients will […]

Misys Launches Misys Opics Plus

Misys Banking Systems has launched Misys Opics Plus, an enhanced version of its front-to-back treasury and capital markets system. The new iteration enables financial institutions to process a wide range of cross-asset financial instruments including vanilla and complex derivatives, fixed income, and equity and treasury trades from front office to the back, all on a […]

OnlineFX Introduces Automated FX Trading

OnlineFX, a currency and money transfer provider, is offering its private and institutional investors a suite of online FX information, execution and risk management tools by integrating the online trading platformfrom FXCM. The service introducesfour different FXCM account types: 100k Account, Mini Account, Euro & Pound Account and the JPY Account. An OnlineFX spokesperson says: […]

Nationwide Sells Gartmore to Hellman & Friedman

Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company has sold UK arm Gartmore Investment Management to San Francisco-based private equity firm Hellman & Friedman Advisors, it said last week. Terms of the deal, which is expected to close in the third quarter, were not disclosed, although a report in the Daily Telegraph last Wednesday (24 May) put the purchase […]