22 November 2014

Company announcements

 
Post-trade & ops

Genpact and Lombard Risk collaborate on collateral management tech for capital markets

20 November 2014  |  775 views  |  0

Genpact Limited (NYSE:G), a global leader in designing, transforming, and running intelligent business operations, and Lombard Risk Management plc (LRM.L), a leading provider of integrated collateral management, liquidity, and regulatory compliance solutions for the financial services industry, announce their collaboration to provide a new solution to help financial services firms optimize their collateral management operations.

 
Trade execution

NSD launches electronic matching service for OTC transactions

20 November 2014  |  811 views  |  0

National Settlement Depository (NSD), Russia's central securities depository, has launched new electronic matching services for OTC transactions. Now the company's clients can receive information about potential counter instructions for OTC transactions with securities.

 
Start ups

Cambridge Judge Business School to host startup weekend

20 November 2014  |  879 views  |  0

Accelerate Cambridge, Cambridge Judge Business School's in-house start-up "accelerator", is hosting the first ever Cambridge FinTech Startup Weekend on 21-23 November.

 
Trade execution

Deutsche Börse acquires minority stake in EMFX marketplace R5FX

20 November 2014  |  870 views  |  0

Deutsche Börse AG today announced the purchase of a minority stake in R5FX Ltd., a London based FinTech firm specializing in emerging currencies, for an amount in the single-digit millions (in British pounds).

 
Trade execution

OptionsCity acquires Optionshop

20 November 2014  |  740 views  |  0

OptionsCity Software, a global provider of electronic trading solutions for professional futures and options traders, today announced the acquisition of futures trading technology provider Optionshop.

 
Wholesale banking

UniCredit to utilise Fico big-data analytics technology

20 November 2014  |  2027 views  |  0

FICO (NYSE:FICO), the predictive analytics and decision management software company, today announced that UniCredit, Italy's largest bank, will analyse Big Data to improve customer lending decisions and capital optimisation, using FICO analytic technology.

 
Wholesale banking

Citi to create 600 new jobs in Belfast area

20 November 2014  |  808 views  |  0

First Minister the Rt. Hon. Peter D. Robinson MLA and the deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness MLA today announced that US financial services company Citi is investing £54million creating 600 new highly skilled jobs.

 
Retail banking

iZettle launches in Netherlands

20 November 2014  |  1885 views  |  0

iZettle today announces it is bringing its mobile payments service to the Netherlands. To celebrate the launch, the first 5,000 entrepreneurs and small businesses that sign up for the iZettle service there will receive one of its mini card readers free of charge.

 
Wholesale banking

CFTC launches SmartCheck campaign to raise awareness on financial fraud

20 November 2014  |  1035 views  |  0

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today launched CFTC SmartCheck, a new national campaign to help investors identify and protect themselves against financial fraud.

 
Cards

Banque de l'Habitat selects Capital Banking Solutions core-banking system

20 November 2014  |  690 views  |  0

Capital Banking Solutions, a provider of end-to-end banking software for retail, corporate, private and Islamic banks, announced that Banque de l'Habitat - Lebanon has selected CapitalBanker as its core banking system to support the company's growth strategy and banking operations.

 
Retail banking

Yacuna introduces cryptocurrency exchange for ultracoin

20 November 2014  |  1875 views  |  0

The future of cryptocurrencies starts with Yacuna.com: The UK-based and regulated trading platform for digital currencies today launched a new market for the emerging cryptocurrency Ultracoin.

 
Retail banking

Spire Payments acquires EFT division of STS

20 November 2014  |  871 views  |  0

Spire Payments announced today the acquisition of the EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer) division of STS.

 
Mobile & online

DigitalTangible launches platinum and palladium marketplace on blockchain

20 November 2014  |  1065 views  |  0

DigitalTangible, Inc announces its offering of physical fine platinum and palladium bullion and coins on its platform at the lowest premiums.

 
Payments

Remitly launches new mobile apps

20 November 2014  |  823 views  |  0

Remitly, an international online remittance service that enables residents of the U.S. to send money to the Philippines, has launched new versions of its mobile application for iOS and Android.

 
Retail banking

JetPay names Pierre DuPré CIO

20 November 2014  |  703 views  |  0

JetPay® Corporation ("JetPay" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: "JTPY") is pleased to announce the hiring of Pierre (Pete) J. DuPré as Chief Information Officer of the Company. Mr. DuPré will be leading the Company's efforts to expand our product offering and as well as add new functionalities to our current products and services.

 
Retail banking

Worldcoin releases new stable version of wallet

20 November 2014  |  1137 views  |  0

The Worldcoin Alliance is proud to announce the next major step in the History of Worldcoin.

 
Wholesale banking

SGX takes on Australian market evaluation tool

20 November 2014  |  629 views  |  0

Singapore Exchange (SGX) has become the first exchange to take advantage of the Market Quality Dashboard from the Capital Markets Cooperative Research Centre (CMCRC) to evaluate the quality of its market.

 
Wholesale banking

UOBBF deploys SunGard trading and clearing tech

20 November 2014  |  881 views  |  0

UOB Bullion and Futures (UOBBF), the brokerage arm of United Overseas Bank (UOB), has deployed SunGard's post-trade cross-asset processing solution and managed services to support its trading and clearing services on major global exchanges.

 
Retail banking

Fiserv adds Alison Davis to board

19 November 2014  |  1803 views  |  0

Fiserv, Inc. (FISV), a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, today announced the appointment of Alison Davis to its Board of Directors.

 
Retail banking

Cassiopae reports Scania Financial Services deal

19 November 2014  |  779 views  |  0

Cassiopae, a global provider of finance and asset portfolio management software, announces that Scania Financial Services, the financial services arm of the major Swedish manufacturer of heavy trucks and buses, has selected Cassiopae's vehicle finance software.

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