Xcitek’s Cost Basis is now live at its first client site, an undisclosed online brokerage headquartered in San Francisco (erm, Charles Schwab, maybe?). The service, accessed through a secured session on the broker’s website, allows clients to calculate the cost basis of equity positions back to the original trade date. First introduced in 2004, Cost Basis uses Xcitek Cost Basis Calculator, a tool for automated calculation of cost-basis adjustments already in use in institutional back office areas such as ACATS Transfer, Tax Reporting, Fund Account and Corporate Actions. Xcitek’s future plans for the calculator include Tax lots and advanced fund accounting tools.
A-Team Insight Blogs
The transition away from LIBOR (London Interbank Offered Rate) is well underway, but there remains considerable ambiguity around how the final stages will be executed – especially with regards to benchmark replacements in markets outside the UK. What are the options, where are the uncertainties and what stage have firms reached in their preparations? The...
The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) and self-sovereign identity specialist Evernym this month piloted a new solution allowing organizations to create and manage ‘organization wallets’ containing digital portable credentials to confirm an organization’s identity and verify the authority of employees and other company representatives. ‘Self-sovereign’ means that the individual identity holder controls their credentials, using them whenever and...
The TradingTech Summit in London brings together European senior-level decision makers in trading technology, electronic execution and trading architecture to discuss how firms can use high performance technologies to optimise trading in the new regulatory environment.
The potential of a reference data utility model has been discussed for many years, and while early implementations failed to gain traction, the model has now come of age as financial institutions look for new data management models that can solve the challenges of operational cost reduction, improved data quality and regulatory compliance. The multi-tenanted...