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SimCorp and MSCI Develop Direct Link Between Dimension and RiskManager

SimCorp and MSCI are developing a direct data and analytics link between the former’s Dimension investment management solution and the latter’s RiskManager platform with a view to offering users of both products operational efficiencies and support for better informed investment decisions. A link between Dimension and MSCI’s BarraOne risk management solution is also on the...

ITRS Delivers Murex Monitoring Interface Via Excelian Tie-Up

ITRS has partnered with integrator Excelian to add Murex to the list of trading and risk applications handled by its Geneos performance monitoring system. The arrangement will give mutual clients access to real-time metrics on system performance for Murex solutions. ITRS already delivers predictive, real-time monitoring and management capabilities for over 100 third-party trading and...

Misys’ Win at Legal & General Supports Drive to Triple Buy-Side Business

Legal & General Investment Management’s (LGIM) selection of Misys Sophis Value to manage trading and risk across its fixed income and liability driven investment businesses could be a game changer for both parties as LGIM acquires a long-term technology partner and Misys builds business on the back of one of the largest deals it has...

Rutgers University to Host Statistics for Risk Conference This Week

Rutgers University’s Master of Financial Statistics and Risk Management (FSRM) programme will host the Rutgers Statistics for Financial Risk Management Conference this coming Thursday, November 7. The event reflects the FSRM programme’s emphasis on statistical and data analytics tools for measuring, monitoring, managing and mitigating uncertainty, risk and volatility. “We are keen to establish a...

Peel Hunt Signs Up for Wolters Kluwer FS’s New Summix Risk Platform

UK brokerage Peel Hunt has deployed Wolters Kluwer Financial Services’ recently released Summix risk, compliance and finance platform. The system integrates technologies from acquired software providers FRS Global and FinArch, providing an upgrade path for users of these systems as well as a platform for new clients like Peel Hunt. Peel Hunt selected Summix for...

Citicom Solutions Fulfils Dodd-Frank Trade Recording and Reconstruction Requirements

Citicom Solutions is pushing its Assure voice and text data capture and analysis solution beyond the UK and into the US market with a view to helping financial firms meet Dodd-Frank regulation requiring swap trading communications to be recorded and trades to be reconstructed. The real-time solution is also designed to provide a proactive view...

Linedata Transforms Global Hedge Platform to Deliver Integrated Portfolio and Risk Management

Linedata has transformed its Global Hedge platform to deliver a new release that provides a single log-on to integrated portfolio and risk management, and real-time access to data and reporting. Linedata initially brought together and rebranded its Beauchamp hedge fund management tools, including analytics and data from Riskdata, in Linedata Global Hedge at the end...

BT Works With Truphone to Meet Dodd-Frank Demand for Mobile Communication Recording

BT is working with global mobile operator Truphone to help US firms and those trading with US firms meet Dodd-Frank regulation that requires conversations and data interactions made using mobile devices and leading to trades in the swaps market to be recorded. BT has been operating a mobile communication recording service in the UK with...

Cloudsoft Lifts OpenGamma Analytics and Risk Management into the Cloud

Cloudsoft, a provider of multi-cloud applications management software, has moved OpenGamma into the cloud to offer an analytics and risk management service that is flexible and dynamic, and can be shared across a financial institution. The company’s initial work with OpenGamma – both Cloudsoft and OpenGamma are open source specialists – was a response to...

Fidessa Embeds FIX in Post-Trade Workflow Easing Cost and Operational Risk

Fidessa has teamed up with FIX Protocol Limited (FPL) to offer a post-trade confirmation hub that allows buy- and sell-side firms to confirm trades via FIX. The company says the extension of order workflow directly into the middle office reduces operational risk through greater certainty in trading, less chance of errors and faster confirmation of...