21 April 2014

Company announcements

Trade execution

SuperDerivatives adds Icap feed to data terminal

14 April 2014  |  693 views  |  0

SuperDerivatives, a global leader in real-time market data, derivatives technology and trade execution, has enhanced the third party store available on its real time market data terminal DGX, known as the DGX store, with the addition of a premium data package from ICAP, a leading markets operator and provider of post trade risk mitigation and information services.


FIS acquires loan origination software vendor CMSI

14 April 2014  |  1020 views  |  0

Underscoring its commitment to serve the consumer lending needs of North American financial institutions, FIS™ (FIS), the world's largest provider of banking and payments technology, today announced the acquisition of CMSI, a premier provider of consumer loan origination software and services.

Wholesale banking

SIX Financial Information integrates MDFselect with Bloomberg Platform

14 April 2014  |  573 views  |  0

SIX Financial Information has integrated its real-time data feed, MDFselect, with Bloomberg's managed market data distribution service, called Bloomberg Platform. When used for added resiliency, MDFselect ensures continuity and reliability of market data for dependent trading and risk management applications.


Poland's Bank Zachodni WBK embeds m-commerce marketplace into banking app

14 April 2014  |  902 views  |  0

The new BZWBK24 mobile banking app enables its users in Poland to shop at a variety of merchants embedded in the application.

Retail banking

UK Payments Council claims account switching service success

14 April 2014  |  597 views  |  0

The Payments Council published a six-month dashboard for the new Current Account Switch Service, covering the period from the start of October 2013 to the end of March 2014.

Wholesale banking

Volante integrates Hadoop functionality to tackle big data challenge

14 April 2014  |  1472 views  |  0

Volante Technologies, a global leader in the provision of innovative financial data integration, today announced that it has enhanced Volante Designer version 5.0 to support the Hadoop framework.

Wholesale banking

Canadian securities regulators extend trade repository reporting deadline

14 April 2014  |  783 views  |  0

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) announced yesterday that it intends to extend the date for the commencement of over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives trade reporting until October 31, 2014 for clearing agencies and dealers, and until June 30, 2015 for all other OTC derivatives market participants.

Trade execution

BSE hails success of equity trading switch to DB's BoltPlus

11 April 2014  |  987 views  |  0

BSE has changed its trading system to the new trading system acquired from Deutsche Boerse from April 7, 2014 for its Equity segment.


Visa hire Kelly Tullier from PepsiCo as general counsel

11 April 2014  |  1778 views  |  0

Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) today announced that Kelly Mahon Tullier will join the company as Executive Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, effective June 16.

Mobile & online

Singapore's Singtel moves to direct carrier billing with Onebip by Neomobile

11 April 2014  |  1464 views  |  0

Onebip by Neomobile, the global mobile payments service, and SingTel, a leading telecommunications provider in Asia, today announced the launch of Direct Carrier Billing for Onebip merchants operating in Singapore.

Post-trade & ops

China Construction Bank selects Catena's trace repository for OTC derivatives reporting

11 April 2014  |  921 views  |  0

Catena Technologies Pte Ltd today announced that China Construction Bank has selected its TRACE™ trade repository gateway product to report OTC derivatives trades to the Monetary Authority of Singapore.

Risk & regulation

Eurex Clearing receives Emir authorisation

10 April 2014  |  1099 views  |  0

Eurex Clearing, Europe's leading clearing house, announced today that its national competent authority BaFin (Federal Financial Supervisory Authority) has approved its application as a clearing house in accordance with the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).

Retail banking

Saxo Bank offers direct access to IEX

10 April 2014  |  912 views  |  0

Saxo Bank, the online trading and investment specialist, has today announced the addition of IEX to its award-winning online trading platform, SaxoTrader.

Risk & regulation

IPC and TeleWare partner for mobile call compliance

10 April 2014  |  1206 views  |  0

IPC Systems, Inc., a leading provider of specialized communications and compliance-based solutions for the financial trading community and T-Ware Connect, the North American arm of global call compliance leader TeleWare Group, announced the immediate availability of an in-network based recording service for mobile devices.

Mobile & online

FIS taps pre-paid cards and mobile for GenNow

10 April 2014  |  975 views  |  0

Attracting and retaining young and mobile consumers is a highly competitive environment, particularly for financial institutions. FIS™ (FIS), the world's largest provider of banking and payments technology, today announced a new solution that allows banks and credit unions to compete effectively with alternative financial services.

Retail banking

Wincor Nixdorf to adopt GS1 Germany cash lifecylce standards

10 April 2014  |  824 views  |  0

How can the overall efficiency of the cash handling process be improved? According to experts, a potential solution lies in a more efficient cash cycle, in which players such as banks, retail enterprises and cash-in-transit companies integrate their processes more closely, for example when it comes to communication along the cash stream.


China UnionPay overtakes Visa to become the world's most used debit card

10 April 2014  |  1472 views  |  0

Purchases for goods and services from merchants worldwide in 2013 grew by $2.786 trillion or 22.0% to $15.422 trillion*.


Sequent TSM platform gets Visa stamp of approval

10 April 2014  |  829 views  |  0

Sequent Software, the world's leading provider of digital issuance and open wallet platform-as-a-service, has received approval from Visa, Inc. the world's largest payment technology company, for its Trusted Services Manager (TSM) systems.

Retail banking

Bank of America in the dock over dodgy credit card add-ons

10 April 2014  |  989 views  |  0

Today we're fining Bank of America, N.A. and FIA Card Services, N.A. for unfairly billing consumers for services relating to identity theft protection "add-on" products and for using deceptive marketing and sales practices for credit protection "add-on" products.


Fexco mobile platform connects to Zapp

10 April 2014  |  1785 views  |  0

Zapp today announces a partnership with FEXCO that will make it easier for consumers to make mobile payments at the point of sale within stores.

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