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Société Générale Goes Live with Self-Service Analytics Platform from Incubator Spin-Off Opensee

Société Générale has gone live with Opensee’s real-time self-service analytics platform. Initial uses of the platform are day-to-day regulatory reporting, management of the interest rate risk of the banking book (IRRBB), and management of market risk-related capital requirements linked to Fundamental Review of The Trading Book (FRTB) regulation. The bank will also implement the platform…

Kaiko and Bloomberg Promote Standards for Digital Asset Markets with Release of Financial Instrument Global Identifiers for Crypto Assets

Kaiko, a cryptocurrency market data provider, is bringing Bloomberg’s Financial Instrument Global Identifier (FIGI) into play as a means of identifying crypto assets and enabling greater interoperability between industry participants including digital asset exchanges, data aggregators, custodians, service providers and regulators. The companies’ first move is the release of a batch of FIGIs for all…

New Change FX Selects EOSE to Strengthen Distribution of Crypto Data

New Change FX (NCFX), an authorised benchmark calculation agent regulated by the FCA, has expanded its relationship with EOSE to strengthen distribution of its crypto data offering. EOSE, a specialist in commoditising data assets, will provide NCFX with a team of expert data sales and business development professionals, allowing NCFX to concentrate its resources on…

LSEG Selects FINBOURNE Platform to Power Wealth and Investment Solutions Businesses

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) has selected FINBOURNE Technology’s LUSID Software-as-as-Service (SaaS) investment data management platform to power its wealth and investment solutions businesses. LUSID will be an element of LSEG’s digital and cloud programme, and will provide a scalable and virtual real-time data repository that can consolidate multi-asset class data across the businesses. LSEG…

Milestone Group Offers Fair Value Control Solution

Milestone Group, an investment technology specialist recently acquired by BNY, has released a Fair Value Control solution for teams responsible for the administration and compliance of the fair value process, and ensuring funds’ securities are correctly valued in accordance with policy set by governing parties. The solution uses the pControl funds platform and includes workflows…

Etrading Releases Digital Token Identifier Registration Service, Initiates Use of Standards Across Digital Token Asset Class

Etrading Software has started Digital Token Identifier (DTI) registration following go live of the DTI registry in July 2021 and recent publication of the ISO standard for digital assets, ISO 24165. With the standard in place, early work by the registry includes coverage of the top 100 cryptocurrencies by market capitalisation – ultimately, all digital…

IHS Markit Connects Corporate Actions Solution to DTCC ISO 20022 Messaging Platform to Improve Process Automation

IHS Markit is aiming to simplify and automate corporate actions by connecting its Corporate Action SaaS solution to DTCC’s ISO 20022 messaging platform. The connection will provide direct delivery of corporate actions ISO 20022 formatted messages from the DTCC platform to the IHS Markit solution, giving DTCC users improved straight through processing for corporate actions….

FCA Publishes Further Plans to Ensure Orderly Wind Down of LIBOR at Year End

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has released further arrangements for the orderly wind down of LIBOR at the end of the year. While the sterling, Japanese yen, Swiss franc and euro LIBOR panels will cease on 31 December 2021, the FCA says that to avoid disruption to legacy contracts referencing the 1-, 3- and…

Euromoney TRADEDATA Integrates EDI DerivActions to Offer Futures and Options Corporate Actions Service

Euromoney TRADEDATA has integrated Exchange Data International’s (EDI) DerivActions feed into its ViewXone service to provide a futures and options corporate actions solution. The integration extends a long-running collaboration between EDI and Euromoney TRADEDATA, and provides, according to Euromoney TRADEDATA managing director Mark Woolfenden, ‘an important part of the trade workflow that has been underserved…

DSB Publishes Final Report on a Fee Model for the UPI

The Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB) has published its final report on a fee model for the Unique Product Identifier (UPI) that will come into play in July 2022. The report – Principles Underlying the Fee Model for the Unique Product Identifier (UPI) Service – is based on two consultation papers and considers both the UPI…