28 July 2014

Company announcements

 
Trade execution

Thomson Reuters Eikon desktop connects to DME

21 July 2014  |  1079 views  |  0

Customers of Thomson Reuters Eikon can now access the Dubai Mercantile Exchange (DME), the premier energy futures and commodities exchange in the Middle East. This announcement follows an earlier announced agreement between Thomson Reuters and CME Group, DME's majority shareholder.

 
Trade execution

SciVantage launches performance reporting software for retail investors

21 July 2014  |  805 views  |  0

Scivantage®, a Global FinTech 100 technology provider of information-enabled software dedicated to transforming complex information and processes into intuitive user experiences for the financial services industry, announced today the release of sqope™, performance measurement and reporting software that transforms the online investment experience with dynamic portfolio analytics, crowd-sourced social analysis, and intuitive, visual dashboards tailored to the retail investor.

 
Retail banking

Stripe launches in Australia

21 July 2014  |  839 views  |  0

Stripe launched in Australia and began testing in three Scandinavian countries on Monday, as the three-year-old payments startup backed by a trio of PayPal co-founders slowly enlarges its global footprint.

 
Risk & regulation

AxiomSL appoints Louis Matrone executive VP, North American sales

21 July 2014  |  751 views  |  0

AxiomSL, global provider of regulatory reporting and risk management solutions, announced today the appointment of Louis Matrone as Executive Vice President of North American Sales.

 
Retail banking

Faster Payments adds Tanya Castell as independent director

21 July 2014  |  726 views  |  0

Faster Payments, the UK's immediate internet, phone and mobile banking payment service, has appointed Tanya Castell as the scheme's third Independent Director, as part of a range of improvements that further strengthen governance.

 
Wholesale banking

Interactive Data launches AIFMD tool

21 July 2014  |  722 views  |  0

Interactive Data, a leading provider of independent evaluated pricing and reference data services, today announced the introduction of its solution to help financial institutions address the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), which fund managers need to be compliant with by 22 July 2014.

 
Wholesale banking

Nordea goes live with Surecomp allNett in Frankfurt and London

21 July 2014  |  982 views  |  0

Surecomp, the leading global provider of trade finance solutions for banks and corporations, announced today that Nordea, the largest financial services group in Northern Europe, has gone live in Frankfurt and London with the stand-alone version of allNETT, Surecomp's Web-based trade finance front-end solution.

 
Payments

Dell starts accepting bitcoin

21 July 2014  |  1795 views  |  0

We're piloting bitcoin, the world's most widely used digital currency, as a purchase option on Dell.com for consumer and small business shoppers in the U.S. We're excited to bring you the choice and flexibility this payment option offers and have partnered with Coinbase, a trusted and secure third party payment processor, to make this possible.

 
Wholesale banking

Bravura moves John Waddy to new role for Sonata Emea-Apac development

21 July 2014  |  744 views  |  0

Bravura Solutions Limited (Bravura), is pleased to announce that it has expanded its executive management team with the creation of a new global product development role, responsible for the delivery of Sonata across Emea and Apac.

 
Trade execution

Bahrain Bourse powers up new Nasdaq OMX-supplied trading engine

21 July 2014  |  765 views  |  0

Bahrain Bourse and NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ), today announced that Bahrain Bourse has gone live with their new trading engine, powered by NASDAQ OMX's X-stream trading platform.

 
Wholesale banking

EDI adds direct data from African Central Bank to Afed

21 July 2014  |  524 views  |  0

Exchange Data International (EDI), a global provider of specialised financial information to market participants, announces the enhancement of its online African Financial and Economic Data service - Afed. The Service now includes African Central Bank economic data reported directly from source.

 
Wholesale banking

Earthport joins Eurogiro network

21 July 2014  |  834 views  |  0

Earthport plc (AIM: EPO), the cross-border payments service provider is pleased to announce that it has signed a membership agreement to partner with Eurogiro, the global payments network for postal organisations, banks and financial institutions.

 
Risk & regulation

StatPro reports Italian contract win

21 July 2014  |  505 views  |  0

StatPro Group plc (AIM: SOG), the AIM listed provider of cloud-based portfolio analytics for the global asset management industry, today announced it has won a multi-year contract worth a minimum of $1.1m over three years, with a major Italian asset manager with assets under management of over EUR 18 billion for its StatPro Revolution service.

 
Retail banking

Standard Chartered partners ETranzact to expand mobile payments to Nigeria

21 July 2014  |  2117 views  |  0

Standard Chartered today announced that it has expanded its African coverage of Straight2Bank Wallet, the Bank's mobile wallet service platform, by launching mobile payment services in Nigeria and adding mobile collections capabilities in Kenya. The Bank launched mobile payment services in Kenya in September 2013.

 
Retail banking

Paytoo partners Genmega and Payment Alliance to offer cardless ATM withdrawals

21 July 2014  |  516 views  |  0

Today, Cardless ATM is a reality for banked people but not for the unbanked. In keeping with its tradition, Paytoo is the first Mobile Wallet to offer this solution to the unbanked population.

 
Payments

MasterCard UK & Ireland hires Scott Abrahams to lead acceptance team

18 July 2014  |  1842 views  |  1

MasterCard UK & Ireland has hired Scott Abrahams to lead its Acceptance team. The hire reflects the organisation's continued focus on driving and accelerating core and emerging payment development across the UK and Ireland.

 
Risk & regulation

Investec, Metro Bank and TSB join the Payments Council

18 July 2014  |  1765 views  |  0

The Payments Council has today announced that three new members have joined, with immediate effect. Investec, Metro Bank and TSB have joined the Payments Council as full members, bringing membership to an all-time high of 36, with a further 27 associate members.

 
Trade execution

Haitong International Securities selects Ullink order-management tech

18 July 2014  |  1141 views  |  0

Ullink, the global provider of market leading connectivity, trading and risk management systems is pleased to announce that Haitong International Securities Company Limited is deploying its High Touch trading platform in Hong Kong.

 
Retail banking

Collaborative community banking mobile platform CU Wallet reports strong growth

18 July 2014  |  1963 views  |  0

CU Wallet, a collaborative credit union owned and directed mobile payments technology provider, today reported record growth, signing 65 credit unions representing more than seven million members since the company's launch just nine months ago.

 
Retail banking

Wells Fargo rolls out expense receipt capture app for corporate mobile customers

18 July 2014  |  2129 views  |  0

Crumpled, unreadable, and missing paper receipts are no longer a nuisance for corporate credit cardholders who need them to file expense reports and get reimbursed for out-of-pocket expenses.

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