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IPC Rolls Out Voice/Video Integration System The company says its new Iqmx system can combine order management and market data with telephony communication.
Altitude Brings Together Web, Wireless and Phone with New Product Due in the third quarter, new unified customer interaction software will aggregate client information for brokers and representatives.
CyberCorp Competition? Omega Research Adds Trading through Acquisition of OnlineTrading.com Later this year, the company expects to enhance its WindowsOnWallStreet.com product, followed by a rollout of TradeStation.com to handle "strategy-based trading."
IN BRIEF Garban-Intercapital launching a new e-trading division; First phase of Nasdaq private placement ends; Knight Securities implements new trading system.
Bridge To Receive $305 Million from Venture Capital Firm Amid rumors about Bridge's long-term viability, the company's largest shareholder steps to the plate.
Denver Investments Completes Data Center Build, Focuses on Internal Portals With an information backbone now complete, Denver shifts attention to building customized portals for different areas of the business, such as portfolio management and compliance.
TenFold Readies Next-Gen Trading System, Looks To Offer Performance and Portfolio Accounting The company is placing particular emphasis on the new system's online abilities, which are built directly into the platform, rather than wrapped around it.
Fairfax Financial Licenses ePam The company will be using ePAM at all of its sites, replacing a blend of proprietary and vendor applications.
Electronic Market for Convertible Bonds to Go Live in July Intelligent Markets' BuySideDirect is aiming right at Trading Edge's BondLink. Find out what the two companies have to say about the competition.
IN BRIEF Capital Management Sciences pre-releases version 4.2 of BondEdge; SS&C releases CapitalSuite; Cutter Associates releases study on Trade Order Management and Compliance Systems, and T+1/STP.
STP Trends and Progress Report for Investment Managers, Broker/Dealers, and Custodian Banks TowerGroup's Dushyant Shahrawat says the underlying workflow of the trade process needs to be analyzed and amended, in order for STP to be achieved.
A Vendor Perspective: STP and Other Challenges for PORTIA TowerGroup's Robert Hegarty takes a look at the issues impacting the development of Thomson Financial Software Solutions' PORTIA portfolio management system.
The Advantages of Automation Arthur Andersen is coining a new, broader phrase for straight-through processing-straight-through business (STB).
Ready for Cyber Investing: Buy Side Firms Move Online TowerGroup's Robert Hegarty explains how buy-side firms soon will shift IT resources from industry-mandated efforts, like decimalization, to online efforts.
The World of Automated Compliance Systems and Money Managers CAI Technology Group's Fredda Ackerman discusses the pros and cons of today's three most-popular types of automated compliance systems.
The New Age of Risk Management Polytechnic University's Fred Novomestky looks at how recent breakdowns in the financial markets have spawned a new age of IT specialists in risk management.
Leading Risk Management Technology Vendors WS&T's listing of the top risk management technology vendors, with information on their flagship products.
Risk Management Terminology Risk management terminology can be confusing, so here's a rundown of key definitions.
J.P. Morgan Names Weill to Global Tech/Ops Head Veronique Weill chats with WST's Senior Associate Editor, Andrew Rafalaf, about e-commerce and the company's outsourcing deal with Bank of New York.
XML Honchos Form ISO XML Advisory Group GSTPA, FIX, ISITC, SWIFT, Thomson, FINXML and FPML partner to tackle concerns over the many XML dialects currently emerging.
SEI To Package First Rate's Performance Measurement System with Trust 3000 SEI opts to partner to add First Rate's SnapShot system, rather than rebuild its own PBS system.
CTI Releases New Standalone Compliance System Company says new real-time software is more flexible in accommodating SEC and securities firm guidelines.
IN BRIEF SunGard Investment Management Systems, Thomson Financial Software, INDATA and InvestorForce.com.
IN BRIEF Omega Research, Spectra Securities, Sun Microsystems and IPC Information Systems.
Vendors Unite to Provide STP Solution Using Java-based protocols, Aztec will integrate products from Sun, Financial Fusion, IXnet and Archipelago to offer STP.
Nasdaq Japan Opens for Trading For-profit partnership between NASD and SOFTBANK does trading volume of 680,000 shares on its first day of business, with an initial listing of eight companies.
Apogean Approaches Market with B2B Brady Bond System Adapting IBM's ITS bond trading system, Apogean goes live earlier this month, with nine financial institutions signed on for the launch.
Sister to Bond Hub Launched, Focusing on New Issues Consortium of six financial institutions and Communicator Inc. plans to go live with Syndicate Hub by September.
BT's Syntegra Rolls Out ITSlink At SIA, the vendor unveils a browser-based trader telephone and advanced customer-relationship management software.
Fidelity's Elterich: Aggregation Is Key to Success of Online Financial Services WST's exclusive daily SIA show coverage includes an analysis of the show's opening general session, which featured Fidelity's Steven Elterich and Ameritrade's Joe Ricketts.
Persistence Adds Live Messaging to PowerTier with Trade'Em Demo In a demo with Sun Microsystems at the SIA show, Persistence unveils a new feature that allows traders to subscribe to real-time updates, without asking systems departments to write complex code.
Algorithmics Releases Linux Offering, Taps into Brazilian Market At SIA, Algorithmics offers a Linux-based version of its RiskWatch app--a version that, until now, it had used only for demonstration purposes.
XBRL Will Transform Financial Reporting A new language for financial reporting called XBRL has the potential to revolutionize investment analysis for investors and professionals alike.
IBM Releases Linux for S/390 Server IBM is introducing the availability of Linux software and services for the S/390 server.
CCBN and Akamai Extend Deal to Put Investor Calls on Web CCBN.com, an outsourcer of Web-based investor relations services, strengthened its partnership with Akamai Technologies to increase support for the growing technology.
WorldStreet To Launch Collaborative Commerce System for Buy-to-Sell Side Communication Since last year, WorldStreet has installed over 1000 screens of its sell-and buy-side eCRM solutions at Deutsche Bank Securities, ING Barings, and J.P. Morgan.
Schenkman Grabs CEO Post at Brut The Brass Utility ECN has named Richard Schenkman its chief executive officer.
All-Electronic Options Market Makes Debut In late May, the International Securities Exchange (ISE)-the first all-electronic U.S. options market-went live.
Bloomberg Raises Prices Bloomberg managing director Lou Eccleston defends its recent hike in terminal costs.
Dresdner RCM Goes Live with LandMark The firm is focusing on the order management and trade blotter functions included in the system.
CyBerCorp Aims To Attract the Active Investor with Rollout of CyBerX2 The company also cuts its commission fees 25% to 30% across the board.
LIFFE to Sell LIFFECONNECT to Exchanges Worldwide Plans to call on Cap Gemini Ernst & Young to deal with technical issues associated with implementing LIFFE CONNECT in other exchanges.
SS&C Plans Release of Palm Access for Antares System allows portfolio managers to access a good amount of the functionality found in Antares via a wireless Palm VII.
Eze Castle Developing Order Management System for State Street Global Link State Street site intends to provide users with an integrated trade blotter based on Eze Castle's order management system.
IN BRIEF The International Securities Exchange, Mercer Management Consulting, Tradescape.com and FNX Limited.
Nasdaq Opens Up InterMarket to ECNs, Enabling Them To Trade NYSE Stocks Will this latest move cause trading of NYSE-listed stocks to move from the floor of the Big Board to ECNs?
Gain Capital Goes Live with FX Trading System System provides 24-hour live trading of Euro/U.S. Dollar, U.S. Dollar/Yen, British Pound/U.S. Dollar and U.S. Dollar/Swiss Franc, with plans for other currencies in the near future.
IN BRIEF Merrill Lynch Asset Management Canada, ING Barings, Financeware.com and InvestorForce.com.
The Feeling is Demutual Genesis 10 CEO Harley Lippman explains how technology is dictating demutualization to the world's financial exchanges.
Financial Firms Looking for Better Visibility via New Data Displays Chuck Epstein analyzes the latest innovations in flat panel displays.