BEA Systems Launches New E-Commerce Servers

BEA Systems, the e-commerce transactions company, announced new releases of its BEA WebLogic 5.1 product line, an integrated family of next-generation e-commerce application servers. The WebLogic servers deliver a wide range of e-business environments by using such new e-commerce technologies as WML (Wireless Mark-up Language) and SML for the rapid development of mobile applications and […]
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Reuters Releases Next Generation of Forwards Matching – Announces Partnership with Martin Brokers (UK) Plc

Reuters is about to start rolling out its next generation forward FX matching service, Reuters 3000 Forwards. Additionally, the trading and information systems vendor has partnered with Martin Brokers to provide an enhanced voice/electronic service. The implementation – part of the Dealing 3000 platform – will take place in a phased rollout from June to […]
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FNX Launches eSierra for Web-Based STP

Wayne, Pennsylvania-based FNX Ltd has launched an Internet-based offering of its Sierra System deal capture, trading and risk management platform. The eSierra platform, which is built on BEA Systems’ WebLogic Enterprise Server, integrates with Sierra System to provide a real-time interface between old and new technologies. Developed in partnership with BEA, eSierra delivers Web-enabled deal […]
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CSFBNext: Already Blazing Trails

CSFBNext, the new institutional e-business initiative launched by Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB), is part of the bank’s strategy to help its clients manage change, says Philip Vasan, head of CSFBNext. This involves taking a “whole-firm” approach to e-commerce, he says, with CSFB offering its customers a range of electronic services ‘ e-trading, research and […]
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ANZ Launches Web-Based FX Service

ANZ Investment Bank launched its new Internet-based FX trading service, anz.com FX Online, in London and Europe on 11 May. The service, which was developed in partnership with Reuters/Tibco, provides corporate and institutional clients with online access for spot, forwards and swaps trading, according to Chris Cooper, ANZ’s global head of FX, who is based […]
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Four Banks Team Up with Fenics in Online Options Venture

Four international banks have teamed up with Fenics Software to provide the first multi-dealer currency derivatives platform to target the end user community. Bank of America, Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB), Société Générale and UBS Warburg will provide options pricing, volatilities and analysis via a new Internet-based service that promises to improve price transparency and […]
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JP Morgan Launches SwapsLab for Corporate Clients

JP Morgan has launched SwapsLab, the latest addition to its stable of online derivatives offerings. SwapsLab is a Web-based risk management service for corporate clients that provides JP Morgan’s clients with 24-hour access to information on the derivatives market. “SwapsLab is part of a series of global, Web-based initiatives across our derivatives business designed to […]
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UBS Warburg Expands E-Business Strategy

UBS Warburg has launched several new initiatives as part of its e-business strategy, including a new business-to-business foreign exchange transaction platform (“Fx2B”) and the spin-off of its Interchange chat service. Fx2BTM has an API (application interface) into the price broadcast and deal capture capabilities of UBS Warburg’s global treasury products division. It provides real-time pricing […]
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Cognotec Details AutoDeal Direct

Cognotec has launched a new version of its Internet-based FX/MM trading service, AutoDeal Direct, which enables smaller banks and financial institutions to outsource their market making while delivering an e-commerce service to their clients. Already, a number of banks in Asia, Europe and North America have decided to the service to their existing e-commerce offerings. […]
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Northern Trust Partners with Reuters in Web Initiative

Chicago-based Northern Trust has launched a Web-based trading tool developed with Reuters to provide market data, news and analysis, as well as deal execution and back office productivity enhancements, called FX Passport, reports Phil Herndon, product manager. FX Passport was initially rolled out to the bank’s clients in the US in May 1999, and is […]
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