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CB.Net Forges Alliance with LogicScope for SSI Accuracy

CB.Net, a London-based provider of bank payments descriptive data, has teamed up with U.K. messaging software provider LogicScope to create an up-to-the-minute database of standard settlement instructions (SSIs). The venture will build on CB.Net’s comprehensive BankSearchPlus payments directory, which was launched at Swift’s Sibos conference in Singapore last month. CB.Net and Logicscope have created a…

Iverson Upgrades GIM Index Data Service

Iverson Financial Systems has added an index family indicator and a total return index value field to its Global Index Monitor (GIM) index data service. The index family indicator is a parent index of index categories, which can help with mapping of indices internally. The total return index value field provides a measure of the…

Tullett Liberty Underpins Trade Notification with Robust Approach to Reference Data

Last summer’s release of Tullett Liberty’s Post:marker service heralded the interdealer broker’s first commercial foray into straight-through-processing. But as chief information officer Geoff Chapman explains, the firm has underpinned the offering with counterparty and security master databases it started work on more than five years ago. When interdealer-broker Tullett Liberty launched its Post:marker trade notifications…

Mark-it Signs Up 16 Institutions For Project Red

Mark-it Partners has signed up an initial 16 financial institutions to its reference entity database service, known as Project Red, which draws on alphanumeric codes created by Standard & Poor’s Cusip Bureau Service (Reference Data Review, September 2003). The database was founded earlier this year by three institutions – Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs and J.P….

Know Your Partner – Cicada on Counterparty Data

Following on from the risk data work it had conducted with clients, including a global insurance company, Cicada’s strategic alliance with risk management vendor Algorithmics – signed last spring (Reference Data Review, May 2003) – marked a milestone in the company’s foray into the world of risk. While Algo brought to the table its suite…

The Interview: Full Circle for EDI

Nearly a decade ago, a licence to distribute London Stock Exchange started Exchange Data International down the data aggregation route. RDR reports on how far they’ve come A little over two years ago, the phrase reference data was pretty much unknown. Today it is in danger of becoming one of those tick-box capabilities that suppliers…

Lending Data Mapped by iMonitor

Atlanta-based iLumen Inc. has released further details of its iMonitor automation system for customer lending data gathering and analysis. Currently in evaluation at several U.S. institutions, iMonitor will provide regular, up-to-date snapshots of lending operations and uses a proprietary data-mapping engine to standardize and map data input, conduct analysis and perform benchmarking. Full-scale rollout of…

London Stock Exchange Unveils Draft Pricing For Enhanced SMF

The London Stock Exchange has published a draft licensing and pricing policy for its enhanced Sedol Masterfile (SMF) service, to be introduced next year. The new proposals provide for a one-off enterprise licence priced at £50,000 a year, which will be cost-effective for a firm with four or more subsidiaries using greater than 10,000 Sedol…