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BI-SAM launches BI-SAM GO

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 14:00

BI-SAM has launched BI-SAM GO, a flexible solution providing asset managers with daily and transactional performance and attribution analytics, plus high-quality cleansed and validated data, via a flexible, secure web-based platform.  »

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CNP Assurances uses SimCorp Dimension to optimise management financial assets

Thu, 16/04/2015 - 16:30

CNP Assurances has implemented a "front-to-back-office" platform built on the SimCorp Dimension system. »

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Bondcube fixed income trading platform goes live

Tue, 14/04/2015 - 19:00

Bondcube, the fixed Income trading platform, is now live in Europe and the US, offering full match, negotiation and trading functionality for all to all bond trading. »

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Confluence adds performance calculation and risk analytics to Unity Performance solution

Tue, 14/04/2015 - 14:00

Confluence has enhanced its flagship Unity Performance solution with the addition of options for institutional portfolio returns and performance analytics. »

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E*TRADE launches Apple Watch app

Mon, 13/04/2015 - 09:00

E*TRADE Financial Corporation is to launch an app for the Apple Watch on 24 April, 2015. The app will deliver essential market data in an engaging and simple format to help investors and traders keep a watchful eye on the markets and their portfolios.  »

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Eze Software Group expands commission management offering

Wed, 08/04/2015 - 10:30

Eze Software Group, a premier provider of global investment technology, has made several enhancements to its commission management offering.  »

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Societe Generale Securities Services enhances offering in Germany

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 15:00

Societe Generale Securities Services has enhanced its administration and accounting service offering for direct investments.  »

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Nasdaq to power digital currency marketplace for Noble Markets

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 21:30

Noble Markets is to implement Nasdaq's X-stream trading technology for the company's soon to be launched digital currency marketplace.  »

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Volante Technologies releases Volante Designer Version 5.1

Mon, 23/03/2015 - 16:30

Volante Technologies, a global leader in the provision of financial messages and data integration, validation and processing software, today announced the release of Volante Designer Version 5.1.   »

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Eze Software enhances portfolio management system

Fri, 20/03/2015 - 13:00

Eze Software Group has completed a series of enhancements to its portfolio accounting and reporting system, Tradar PMS, improving asset class coverage across instruments and regions.  »

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Wall Street Associates chooses Archer

Fri, 20/03/2015 - 12:30

Wall Street Associates, an institutional investment manager located in La Jolla, California, has chosen Archer's technology platform and operations team to service the firm’s investment management business. »

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Clarient Entity Hub goes live

Thu, 19/03/2015 - 11:00

Clarient Entity Hub, a new service designed to simplify client data and document management, is now live and operational with five of the world’s leading banks and asset managers inc »

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Novus announces updated hedge fund overlap matrix for investment managers

Wed, 18/03/2015 - 13:30

Novus, a portfolio analytics and intelligence platform that helps institutional investors analyse their portfolios, has released an updated Hedge Fund Overlap Matrix, a free interactive tool that allows users to access public holdings data.  »

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BNY Mellon automates loan documentation process for investment managers

Tue, 17/03/2015 - 11:00

BNY Mellon is introducing a service that enables investment managers trading bank loans to automatically transmit loan trade documents to BNY Mellon through secure online channels.  »

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Trading Technologies to connect to Nasdaq energy futures

Thu, 12/03/2015 - 13:30

Trading Technologies (TT) is to introduce connectivity to Nasdaq Futures (NFX), the exchange group's US-based designated contract market (DCM), on day-one of trading through both its TT and X_TRADER platforms.  »

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State Street launches GX Investment Labs

Fri, 06/03/2015 - 09:00

State Street Corporation has launched GX Investment Labs, a suite of interactive applications that can be used by clients to inform their investment process.  »

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Silverfinch appointed by Franklin Templeton as Solvency II data deadline looms

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 10:50

Silverfinch, has been appointed by asset manager Franklin Templeton Investments to handle the huge quantity of look-through data requests the firm expects to receive from its insurer clients as a result of Solvency II. »

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Trade Informatics launches TI Fact

Wed, 25/02/2015 - 10:00

Quantitative analytics firm Trade Informatics has launched TI Fact, a routing analysis technology that eliminates the agency information advantage, thereby levelling the field for buy-side institutions and asset managers.  »

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NRI adds price in margin and derivative trading functionality to i-STAR back office solution

Tue, 24/02/2015 - 11:30

Nomura Research Institute has added new functionality to the I-STAR securities back-office solution for wholesale brokerage firms.  »

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CLSA Americas enhances high touch and electronic capabilities with IEX

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 15:00

CLSA Americas (CLSAA) has integrated the IEX Alternative Trading System (ATS) and Smart Order Router (SOR) across its Electronic Execution algorithms.  »

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Northern Trust enhances asset-liability risk reporting for pensions

Tue, 09/12/2014 - 16:00

Northern Trust has enhanced its suite of asset-liability reporting solutions, enabling pension funds to gain deeper insights into their risk exposure with a cross-balance sheet view of their assets and liabilities. »

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B&Z Global Strategies implements MDXT Collaborate

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 06:00

B&Z Global Strategies, a multi-market, multi-strategy investment fund based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, has selected MDX Technology’s internal data sharing solution, MDXT Collaborate.  »

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SS&C acquires DST Global Solutions

Tue, 02/12/2014 - 15:20

Financial services software provider SS&C Technologies Holdings has acquired DST Global Solutions Ltd, a subsidiary of DST Systems, Inc, for USD95 million in cash.   »

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Social media tips for investment managers

Tue, 18/11/2014 - 13:05

The rise of social media platforms like LinkedIn and Twitter has been unprecedented over the last couple of years. LinkedIn now has some 313 million users and in Q2 2014 its revenues rose by 47 per cent to USD534m reported the Wall Street Journal on 31 July 2014. »

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Capita Asset Services chooses Fund Recs for trade processing

Mon, 17/11/2014 - 15:00

Irish start-up, Fund Recs, a developer of cloud-based reconciliation software to global fund administrators to to provide trade processing solutions for Capita Asset Services fund business in Ireland.  »

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Misys brings next generation digital channels SAAS offering to the US

Fri, 14/11/2014 - 15:36

These mobile and online banking applications are recognised for their uniquely customisable interfaces and advanced sales capabilities. US banks will be able to  turn their mobile and online banking businesses into their most successful sales channels. »

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Meeschaert Asset Management implements Linedata for front-to-back asset management workflows

Fri, 14/11/2014 - 12:16

Meeschaert Asset Management has implemented Linedata Front Office Platform to manage their complete front-to-back asset management workflow across their business.  »

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Irish Stock Exchange launches ISE Fund Hub

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 16:01

The Irish Stock Exchange (ISE) has launched ISE Fund Hub, a web-based information portal for funds which are listed on the ISE. »

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DealVector adds SCI pricing data to BWIC Board

Mon, 10/11/2014 - 10:31

DealVector has added secondary market pricing data from Structured Credit Investor’s (SCI) PriceABS service to its BWIC Board. »

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Williams Trading adds AltX to platform

Wed, 05/11/2014 - 16:01

Williams Trading has become the latest firm to partner with AltX, the cloud-based data analytic network that uses proprietary algorithms to develop relationships between investors and hedge funds. »

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Special report
Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

Article

Work patterns in the alternative investments space have seen a significant shift over the years —from working in the office on a computer, to collaborating remotely via mobile applications and bring your own devices (BYOD). To remain competitive, an enormous amount of data must be shared on-the-go to facilitate investment decisions, but with minimal IT oversight, this trend towards mobile could open the door for increased risk of information leakage. ... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: The Bahamas – How it continues to evolve its funds industry

The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

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