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ICD selects Volante Designer to facilitate integration and transformation of SWIFT

Posted on: 24 March 2014 | Source: Volante Technologies

Volante Technologies today announced the addition of its latest payments customer, Institutional Cash Distributors Technology, LLC, the technology arm of ICD.

Turkey’s largest investment bank, ‘IS Investment’, is the first in Turkey to roll out Tradable

Posted on: 24 March 2014 | Source: Tradable

‘IS Investment’ in Turkey announces an exclusive partnership to roll out Tradable to its client base in Turkey.

Thomson Reuters launches a managed KYC service

Posted on: 20 March 2014 | Source: Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters today launched a new solution to support financial institutions and their clients to increase efficiency and reduce costs in complying with Know Your Customer (KYC) requirements.

Kyodai Remittance selects Earthport to expand remittance payments services

Posted on: 20 March 2014 | Source: Earthport

Leading remittances provider in Japan brings benefit of Earthport’s cross-border payment efficiencies to consumer and corporate customers

Aite Group sounds the all clear on OTC derivatives

Posted on: 20 March 2014 | Source: Aite Group

A succession of fragmentation and then consolidation for CCPs seems inevitable, according to Aite Group.

Payments Council confirms new mobile payments service to be called Paym

Posted on: 19 March 2014 | Source: Payments Council

The Payments Council today confirms that its new secure way for consumers to pay using just a mobile number will be called Paym [pronounced “Pay Em”]

BofA Merrill leads discussion on global payments trends

Posted on: 19 March 2014 | Source: BofA Merrill Lynch

Bank of America Merrill Lynch takes an active role in facilitating dialogue around the changing landscape of global commerce and the range of solutions companies can use to make disbursements.

d-fine GmbH rolls out SuperDerivatives’ real-time market data terminal DGX across entire organisation

Posted on: 19 March 2014 | Source: SuperDerivatives

SuperDerivatives has announced that d-fine GmbH has selected its real-time market data, analysis and news terminal DGX for its consultants.

FXone partners with Citi to offer liquidity through its algo trading platform

Posted on: 19 March 2014 | Source: FXone

Seabury Financial Solutions announced its partnership with CitiFX TradeStream to bring turn-key algorithmic trading on CitiFX TradeStream’s liquidity to mid-sized institutions and active professional traders.

Deutsche Bank partners with FiREapps

Posted on: 19 March 2014 | Source: Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank has partnered with FiREapps to offer its clients a powerful software solution to identify and manage their overall currency exposures.

OANDA launches seconds-to-trade in Canada

Posted on: 18 March 2014 | Source: OANDA

OANDA is pleased to announce the launch of ’Seconds-to-Trade,’ providing its Canadian clients with one of the fastest retail forex account registration processes in the world.

Financial markets IT spending exceeding $100bn by 2018 points to end of credit crunch, says Ovum

Posted on: 18 March 2014 | Source: Ovum

After a few tumultuous years following the banking crisis, IT tech spending in the financial markets is set to rise, according to new research from Ovum.

SmartStream appoints Marcus von Rahden to run German operations

Posted on: 18 March 2014 | Source: SmartStream Technologies

SmartStream Technologies today announced the appointment of Marcus von Rahden to manage the increased demand in Germany for their back office processing solutions and data management services.

PFSOFT in new technology partnership with ING Securities S.A

Posted on: 17 March 2014 | Source: PFSOFT

PFSOFT is proud to announce the launch of ING Protrader, a premier trading platform available from ING Securities S.A...

CME Group receives regulatory approval for launch of its European exchange

Posted on: 13 March 2014 | Source: CME Group

CME Group announced today it has received approval from the United Kingdom's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) for a London-based derivatives exchange.