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Delta RDF Implementation on Track to Deliver Data Vendor Feed Plug and Play Functionality, Says Algorithmics’ Orde

Risk management solution vendor Algorithmics’ decision to roll out First Derivatives’ Delta Reference Data Factory as its new core reference data engine was driven by a desire to reduce new client implementation times and to allow for a more plug and play approach to changing existing customers’ data feeds, according to Roger Orde, senior director of…

First Derivatives Signs Software Licensing Deal with Algorithmics

First Derivatives, a provider of software and consulting services to the capital markets industry this morning announced that it has reached an agreement with Algorithmics for the use of Delta Reference Data Factory. Under the terms of the deal, Algorithmics will use Delta Reference Data Factory as the reference data engine with its risk management…

Algorithmics Signs up for First Derivatives’ Delta Reference Data Factory as its New Reference Data Engine

If further proof was needed of the importance of reference data management to the risk function, the news that risk management solution provider Algorithmics has decided to invest in a new core reference data engine should provide it. Algorithmics has signed up for First Derivatives’ Delta Reference Data Factory, which the vendor acquired along with…

Firms Being Forced to Invest in Counterparty Risk Systems Due to Business Concerns, Says Algorithmics

Rather than pressures related to regulation, the business concerns of the front office are driving a spate of investment into revamping firms’ counterparty risk systems, according to a recent survey conducted by risk solution vendor Algorithmics. The investments are focused largely on credit value adjustment (CVA), which allows for more dynamic pricing of counterparty credit…

Algorithmics Awarded Patent for Loan Valuation Technology

Algorithmics has received a patent for technology that enables financial institutions to derive fair market values for their loans and other credit related instruments using techniques designed to improve accuracy and transparency relative to current industry approaches. The technology will help banks structure, price, value, simulate and subsequently risk manage their complex loan portfolios in…

Algorithmics Launches New Credit Valuation Adjustment Module

Algorithmics has released a new Credit Valuation Adjustment module aimed at helping banks to use their capital more efficiently through more accurate pricing and hedging of counterparty exposures. The module is an extension to Algorithmics’ Algo Counterparty Credit Risk solution. Ben De Prisco, senior vice president of research and financial engineering at Algorithmics, says: “Conditions…

Algorithmics Partners with Banks For Credit Risk Data Initiative

Algorithmics has entered an agreement with the Pan-European Credit Data Consortium (PECDC), a credit risk data pooling initiative by European banks, to provide products and services to help satisfy pending Basel II IRB requirements for the staging, structuring and validation of historical default, loss and recovery data. Under the agreement, each PECDC member bank will…

Cicada, Algorithmics Set Details of Venture to Supply Cleansed Data in Risk Solutions

Cicada and Algorithmics are working to finalise the details of a new jointly-owned company they plan to establish, that will develop and provide multi-source clean, structured data and managed risk solutions to users of Algorithmics’ Algo Suite of products. A third partner, Investors Guaranty is funding and supporting the venture. The alliance, announced during April,…

PKO Bank Polski Selects SS&C FRTB Solution

PKO Bank Polski has implemented SS&C’s Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) standardised approach solution. As part of an update of its risk management framework, the bank will use SS&C’s FRTB solution to calculate risk sensitivities and provide FRTB-specific calculations and workflows, extensive model coverage, high performance, scalability and extensibility through APIs. The bank…

From Wall Street to the Fashion District: Applying Big Data Principles to the Fashion Industry

By Ken Price, Founding Partner, Blake Mill. Having worked within financial technology, risk and data management for the majority of my career, I have found the transition from this sector to fashion ecommerce both fascinating and challenging. Most surprising to me was the applicability of the data quality and analysis disciplines I used in the…