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Italian State Police and SIA renew agreement on cybercrime prevention

Posted on: 11 February 2015 | Source: SIA

The agreement has the aim of preventing and countering cyber attacks of a terrorist and criminal nature...

FactSet acquires Code Red, provider of research management technologies

Posted on: 10 February 2015 | Source: FactSet Research Systems

FactSet Research Systems Inc., a leading provider of integrated global financial information and analytical applications for the investment community, announced it has acquired Code Red, Inc...

ORE leads the market with the launch of Oil Options

Posted on: 10 February 2015 | Source: ORE

ORE, a leading software technology company, has launched WTI crude oil options via their OTC web-platform for brokers and banks to offer their clients access to one of the most heavily traded energy products...

UniCredit appoints Lubomir Mitov as Chief Economist for Central and Eastern Europe

Posted on: 10 February 2015 | Source: UniCredit

Russia, Ukraine and Central & Eastern Europe expert to join Bank's economics team...

IT priorities and regulatory environment have asset managers focused on risk management and efficiencies

Posted on: 10 February 2015 | Source: Linedata

Linedata releases the results of its fifth annual survey of global asset management industry...

Calastone extends coverage to Swedish market by on-boarding Wassum Securities

Posted on: 10 February 2015 | Source: Calastone

Calastone celebrated its expansion into the Nordic market by announcing that Wassum Securities, the Swedish firm that has won the Nordic Prize of best investment consultant over the last three years, is live and routing orders...

Reval closes 2014 with record fourth quarter

Posted on: 10 February 2015 | Source: Reval

Validates market shift to cloud treasury and risk management technology...

SWIFT selected by Payments Council to host national data platform for SEPA IBAN Only

Posted on: 10 February 2015 | Source: SWIFT

Payments Council to use SWIFTRef for national SEPA data collection and maintenance...

Kantox hits $1 billion in business foreign exchange transactions

Posted on: 10 February 2015 | Source: Kantox

FX pioneer experiences 250% growth in 12 months as businesses follow consumers to look beyond banks to alternative players in turbulent FX market...

Alternative lending markets in Europe are increasingly open to mid-market companies

Posted on: 9 February 2015 | Source: Standard & Poor’s

This new report from Standard & Poor’s analyses how increasing issuance of private funding for mid-market companies in Europe has ushered in new and more international borrowers. In addition, the report looks at a number of initiatives from various industry bodies are building out a pan-European private placement market. It has been predicted that this shift in trend will support additional economic growth in Europe.

Centerbridge Partners completes its acquisition of IPC Systems

Posted on: 9 February 2015 | Source: IPC Systems

IPC Systems, Inc., a global provider of network services, trading communication technology and enhanced services to the financial markets community, announced that affiliates of Centerbridge Partners, L.P., a leading private investment firm, have completed their acquisition of IPC from Silver Lake Partners...

FXCM upgrades Trading Station platform

Posted on: 9 February 2015 | Source: FXCM

New real volume indicator suite live...

DTCC’s Legal Entity Identifier service, the GMEI utility, gathers significant momentum in 2014

Posted on: 9 February 2015 | Source: DTCC

DTCC collaborates with Global LEI System stakeholders to drive growth of system and the GMEI utility...

Digital Vega breaks daily volume records with year on year growth in excess of 160%

Posted on: 9 February 2015 | Source: Digital Vega

Digital Vega, provider of the award–winning Medusa multi-dealer FX Option platform, announced today that 2014 daily trading volumes had broken all previous records, with year on year growth over 2013 in excess of 160%...

ICAP Energy’s Todd Creek appointed to CFTC EEMAC

Posted on: 6 February 2015 | Source: ICAP

ICAP Energy, the energy and commodities business of ICAP plc, announces that Todd Creek, President of ICAP Energy and Commodities, has been appointed by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission to its Energy and Environmental Markets Advisory Committee...