Cognotec Launches AutoDeal Direct at Forex 2000

Cognotec is launching the latest incarnation of its Internet-based FX autodealing service, AutoDeal Direct, at this month’s Forex 2000, ACI’s World Congress in Paris. Spearheading the marketing drive is Debbie Fuller, who was recently appointed as director, Global Business Development, and Don Lloyd, who just joined the company to head the product marketing in the […]
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GFI Net Prepares for Launch

GFI Group’s e-commerce platform, GFI Net, has recently completed a $27 million round of financing and is now in the process of launching a range of online exchanges, online auction, and data and analytics publishing platforms for derivatives, emerging markets, energy and telecommunications, reports Michael Gooch, chairman and CEO of GFI Group and GFI Net […]
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Infinity Releases Range of Internet-Based Services

Infinity, a SunGard Company, announced a new range of Internet-based trading, risk management and processing services. The new Web products include TreasuryTrader, theKnowledgeFactory and DerivativeCenter.com. TreasuryTrader is an Internet-based FX and money market transaction and information service that allows financial institutions to provide their clients and branches with end to end transaction data, “one to […]
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Citi Deutsche & Warburg Dillon Read to Launch Volbroker.com for Currency Options

Citibank, Deutsche Bank and Warburg Dillon Read, a division of UBS AG, have teamed up to launch a separate company, Volbroker.com, an Internet-based interdealer broker for the currency options market. Volbroker.com will provide market participants with online execution, pricing tools, value analysis and middle office functionality. The service will be rolled out over the course […]
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Bank of New York Plans iFX Manager Enhancements

The Bank of New York (BNY) is planning several enhancements to its Internet-based FX service, iFX Manager, this Spring. The bank plans to begin adding electronic counterparties as part of the multibank feature of the service, and will release a new post-trade S.W.I.F.T. messaging capability to improve post-trade notification. BNY launched iFX Manager in the […]
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Schwab and Barclays Plan Forex Facility

Charles Schwab Corporation and Barclays Plc have announced plans to jointly develop and operate a fully automated FX facility, which is due to begin rolling out to customers by the end of this year. The aim of the Schwab/Barclays FX facility is to allow investors using Schwab’s online brokerage services to buy and sell securities […]
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Cognotec Expands Following $20 Million Softbank Investment

Cognotec is expanding its presence globally with a number of senior appointments and several new offices. Albert Maasland is joining the group this month as global head of marketing from Deutsche Bank, where he was most recently global head of marketing for the investment bank worldwide. Meanwhile, the e-commerce trading systems provider has opened offices […]
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Deutsche Bank Rolls Out Next Generation of Internet Offering

Deutsche Bank has released a new customer FX order management system as part of its Internet product offering, FXMarkets.com, which launched last October. The service provides customers with online order entry and order monitoring via the Internet, explains Joe Noreña, the recently appointed head of FX e-commerce for the bank. The electronic orderbook is available […]
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GAIN Makes Senior Hires As Q1 Launch Date Nears

GAIN Capital, the new Internet-based currency trading service planned for launch later this month, has made three senior Wall Street hires for its management team. Glenn Stevens, formerly managing director, head of North American sales and trading at NatWest Global Financial Markets in New York, joins as head of sales and trading, while Colin Mitchell, […]
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Reuters Unveils Internet Strategy

Ahead of the release of its preliminary year-end statement last month, Reuters unveiled a range of initiatives designed to accelerate its use of Internet technologies, open new markets and migrate its core business to an Internet-based model. Reuters plans to spend £500 million over the next four years to migrate its services to Internet technology. […]
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