23 December 2014

Company announcements

 
Wholesale banking

Liquidnet Japan implements Torstone Inferno

18 December 2014  |  1062 views  |  0

In June of this year, Torstone Technology signed a multi-year contract with Liquidnet – the global institutional trading network – and today announced the successful implementation of Inferno, its back office system, in support of Liquidnet’s business in Japan.

 
Virtual currency

Bitcoin exchange Netagio launches USD and EUR order books

18 December 2014  |  1383 views  |  0

In response to customer demand, Bitcoin exchange Netagio today announced the launch of additional USD and EUR order books on its already established Bitcoin / GBP exchange.

 
Post-trade & ops

Union Investment adds OtasTechnologies to its trading processes

18 December 2014  |  1169 views  |  0

Union Investment, one of Europe’s leading asset managers, has successfully added the OTAS platform to its portfolio management process.

 
Retail banking

Europe's first chargeback remediation specialist, Global Risk Technologies, launches

18 December 2014  |  1020 views  |  0

International dynamic risk mitigation services firm Global Risk Technologies has launched in Europe to bring its unique end-to-end risk management solutions to European merchants, helping acquirers and issuers minimise chargebacks.

 
Wholesale banking

Duco seals four new bank deals

18 December 2014  |  951 views  |  0

Duco, a London-based technology provider of hosted reconciliation services, announced today that the firm has, in the past five weeks, signed four financial institutions as new customers.

 
Wholesale banking

EBS signs for analytics-as-a-service from First Derivatives

18 December 2014  |  1012 views  |  0

First Derivatives (AIM: FDP.L, ESM: FDP.I), a leading provider of software and consulting services to the capital markets industry, today announces that its Delta Stream product has been selected by EBS, ICAP’s market leading electronic FX business, as part of a new Data Analytics as a Service initiative.

 
Retail banking

Tieto and SBAB sign new contract for cloud services

18 December 2014  |  1003 views  |  0

Sweden's state-owned mortgage lender SBAB extends its IT-operation agreement with Tieto, investing in continued modernization and improved efficiency with new capacity and cloud solutions. The agreement is valid for five years.

 
Retail banking

Global Payments and Bank of the Philippine Islands form joint venture

18 December 2014  |  800 views  |  0

Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), one of the largest worldwide providers of payment solutions, and Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), a leading commercial bank in the Philippines, announced today an agreement to form a joint venture to provide merchant acquiring and payment services in the Philippines.

 
Wholesale banking

European Parliament and Council negotiators agree on central registers for AML directive

17 December 2014  |  2200 views  |  0

The ultimate owners of companies would have to be listed in central registers in EU countries, accessible to people with a "legitimate interest", such as investigative journalists and other concerned citizens, under a deal struck by Parliament and Council negotiators on a draft EU anti-money laundering directive on Tuesday.

 
Trade execution

Union Investment adds Otas decision support system to trading process

17 December 2014  |  1588 views  |  0

Union Investment, one of Europe's leading asset managers, has successfully added the OTAS platform to its portfolio management process.

 
Cards

Alaric updates Fractals fraud detection tech

17 December 2014  |  1426 views  |  0

NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, announced today that Alaric, an NCR business, has released the latest version of its Fractals intelligent fraud detection solution.

 
Payments

OnDeck prices IPO at $20 a share

17 December 2014  |  1416 views  |  0

On Deck Capital, Inc. (ONDK), a leading online platform for small business lending, today announced that it has priced its initial public offering of 10,000,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $20.00 per share.

 
Retail banking

TransJakarta Busway selects Wirecard for POS and electronic ticketing system

17 December 2014  |  1863 views  |  0

Wirecard, with its Indonesian subsidiary PT Prima Vista Solusi, will support TransJakarta Busway with an electronic ticketing system using innovative Point-of-Sale (POS) terminal solutions.

 
Trade execution

Numerix launches XVA unified risk platform for front office trading

17 December 2014  |  1246 views  |  0

Numerix announces today the immediate availability of Numerix XVA, a single platform for enterprise level risk management and front office risk calculations, including pre-trade XVA pricing and profitability measures.

 
Mobile & online

WorldRemit transfers up 55% since $40 million investment

17 December 2014  |  1113 views  |  0

Online money transfer service WorldRemit today shared details of its rapid growth since receiving a $40 million investment from Accel Partners, an early funder of Facebook, Spotify and Dropbox.

 
Cards

MeaWallet launches MBC to integrate mobile payments into apps

17 December 2014  |  1900 views  |  0

MeaWallet launches Mobile Business Components (MBC) that handle the complexity of securing contactless integrated services and APIs.

 
Retail banking

Fico opens Johannesburg office

17 December 2014  |  1160 views  |  0

FICO, the predictive analytics and decision management software company, today announced that it has opened a new office in Johannesburg, South Africa.

 
Mobile & online

Envestors selects Myedash to power investment platform

17 December 2014  |  902 views  |  0

Envestors, the UK's leading private investor network, today unveils a digital platform enabling sophisticated investors and high-growth businesses to meet, interact and finance growth in a secure environment.

 
Payments

Markit deploys C24 Integration Objects to validate Swift messages

17 December 2014  |  1044 views  |  0

C24 Technologies, a leader in financial services messaging and integration solutions, today announced that Markit, a leading global diversified provider of financial information services, has deployed C24 Integration Objects to validate SWIFT messages sent to customers of Markit's Corporate Actions service.

 
Payments

Union Bank extends payment-processing relationship with Elavon

17 December 2014  |  1151 views  |  0

Elavon, a leading global payments provider, and Union Bank have agreed to extend their multi-year alliance, which will expand the geographic coverage and availability of payment consultants across Union Bank's retail branch network, private bank and business banking relationships and provide enhanced products that help today's tech-savvy small business customers.

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