28 July 2014

Company announcements

Wholesale banking

RateSetter names ex-First Direct CEO Alan Hughes non-exec chairman

4 hours ago  |  349 views  |  0

RateSetter, the UK's largest peer-to-peer (P2P) lender by monthly volume, today announced that Alan Hughes will become the company's first Non-Executive Chairman.

Risk & regulation

SocGen Private Banking selects Wolters Kluwer risk-management and reporting tech

4 hours ago  |  475 views  |  0

Wolters Kluwer Financial Services announced today that one of the largest European financial services groups, Société Générale Private Banking, has selected its Risk Management and Regulatory Reporting solution to help facilitate compliance with the Capital Requirements Directive IV in Belgium.

Wholesale banking

Calypso Technology hires Nat Natraj as senior VP, sales and marketing

5 hours ago  |  346 views  |  0

Calypso Technology, Inc., a leading provider of software solutions for the financial markets, announced today the appointment of Nat D. Natraj as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

Wholesale banking

Capco promotes Paul Trotter and James Arnett to partner status

5 hours ago  |  302 views  |  0

Capco, a global business and technology consultancy dedicated solely to the financial services industry today announced the promotions of Paul Trotter and James Arnett to Partner.

Wholesale banking

Atreaus Capital selects SunGard Hedge360 risk-reporting service

5 hours ago  |  366 views  |  0

Atreaus Capital, LP, a global macro hedge fund manager based in New York is now live with SunGard's Hedge360 Risk Reporting Service. Delivered as a managed service, the Hedge360 Risk Reporting Service provides highly customized daily risk reports, offering transparency to investors and integrated internal risk management to hedge funds.

Risk & regulation

Nasdaq OMX Clearing picks BNY Mellon for US Treasury clearing and custody

5 hours ago  |  552 views  |  0

BNY Mellon, a global leader in investment management and investment services, has been appointed by NASDAQ OMX Clearing to provide EMIR (European Market Infrastructure Regulation) compliant clearing and custody services for US Treasuries within the NASDAQ OMX Group's new European clearing business.


Belgian bank KBC joins MyBank

5 hours ago  |  630 views  |  0

Today KBC announced that they are joining MyBank and will offer this Europe-wide payment method to their retail and corporate customers from spring 2015 on.

Wholesale banking

Neonet algorithmic trading tech added to BME's Visual Trader

5 hours ago  |  636 views  |  0

Neonet, the independent agency broker and execution specialist has extended the functionality of its interface with Visual Trader, Spain's leading trading platform, owned by Bolsas Y Mercados Españoles (BME).

Trade execution

Trading Central launches trading-signals app on Tradable platform

5 hours ago  |  388 views  |  0

Trading Central, a leading investment research provider to financial market professionals, has teamed up with Tradable to launch a new app which provides live trading signals on the Tradable platform.

Retail banking

Wincor Nixdorf revises forecasts as sales dip

6 hours ago  |  359 views  |  0

In response to unfavorable developments in key emerging markets, Wincor Nixdorf AG has revised its forecast issued for fiscal 2013/2014 as a whole.

Trade execution

Interactive Data prepared for SEC NAV requirement regarding money market funds

6 hours ago  |  317 views  |  0

Interactive Data, a leading provider of independent evaluated pricing and reference data services, today announced that the firm is well-positioned to help its money market fund clients comply with today's SEC final ruling requiring floating net asset values ("NAVs") for institutional prime money market funds and permitting the use of redemption gates and liquidity fees.

Wholesale banking

Citi penalised for ATS subscriber data fail

25 July 2014  |  1306 views  |  0

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged a Citigroup business unit operating an alternative trading system (ATS) with failing to protect the confidential trading data of its subscribers.


Fed updates non-cash payments report to include mobile wallet data

25 July 2014  |  1264 views  |  0

The 2013 Federal Reserve Payments Study Detailed Report, released today, provides new information on the payments landscape including updated results on the intensity of card use by consumers and businesses; further discussion of previously released information on third-party payments fraud; new estimates of over-the-counter cash withdrawals and deposits at bank branches and wire transfers made by businesses and consumers; and discussion of emerging and alternative payments likely to replace traditional payments such as cash and checks.

Risk & regulation

Iosco publishes social media report

25 July 2014  |  1333 views  |  0

The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) today published its Report on the IOSCO Social Media and Automation of Advice Tools Surveys.


Square integrates automation service IFTTT to customise business operations

25 July 2014  |  1308 views  |  0

Today Square launched an integration with IFTTT (If This Then That). Sellers can now seamlessly integrate their Square data with IFTTT to trigger customized automated actions that streamline business operations and help their day run more smoothly.

Wholesale banking

Deutsche Börse Q2 net income drops

25 July 2014  |  1057 views  |  0

Deutsche Börse AG published its figures for the second quarter of 2014 on Thursday.

Retail banking

Visa posts 11% Q3 net income rise

25 July 2014  |  1026 views  |  0

Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced financial results for the Company's fiscal third quarter 2014. Net income for the quarter was $1.4 billion, an increase of 11% over the prior year, or $2.17 per share, an increase of 15% over the prior year. All references to earnings per share assume fully-diluted class A share count unless otherwise noted.

Trade execution

NY bitcoin exchange Coinsetter launches out of beta

24 July 2014  |  1289 views  |  0

Coinsetter, the prominent New York-based, low latency bitcoin exchange and ECN, today launched to full release out of beta. With its completed launch, Coinsetter is a full-featured, institutional-class bitcoin exchange, professionally tested to execute bitcoin trades in as low as 40 milliseconds.

Retail banking

MoneyGram hires Yogesh Sangle and Andrew Typrin

24 July 2014  |  1256 views  |  0

MoneyGram (MGI), a leading global money transfer and payment services company, today announces that two key leaders have joined the company to focus on two strategic growth areas for the Company: emerging markets and self-service channels.

Retail banking

Visa invests in LoopPay

24 July 2014  |  1100 views  |  0

LoopPay, which provides the world's first mobile payments solution accepted at the vast majority of retail point-of-sale terminals, announced that it has received an investment from Visa Inc., the world's leading global payments technology company.

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