Profile of Zarna PatelStaff Writer
Member Since: 5/8/2014
Blog Posts: 48
Zarna Patel is a staff writer for InformationWeek's Financial Services brands, which include Bank Systems & Technology, Insurance & Technology and Wall Street & Technology. She received her B.A. in English and journalism from Rutgers University College of Arts and Sciences in Newark. While at Rutgers-Newark, she worked as executive editor for The Observer.
Articles by Zarna Patel
Plazma now includes capabilities for provider ratings and allows commission aggregation for fixed income through a solution called T*Share.
AxiomSL, a reporting platform, meets Basel III liquidity requirements including liquidity coverage ratio.
Financial institutions in London participated in Waking Shark II, a five-and-a-half-hour cyber exercise.
WEX offers traders an application designed to assist in hedging options.
Trading Technologies will connect to eSpeed to enable e-trading in U.S. Treasuries.
CorvilNet now includes BVD, auto-detection and configuration, and enhanced GUI.
Citicom Solutions launches software that captures and analyzes data from mobile and fixed-voice recordings, IM, emails, and text messages to help banks comply.
Northern Trust launches an iPad app for the its wealth management suite, Private Passport.
Over half of the firms surveyed use over 10 different systems to perform reconciliation, causing inefficiencies from fragmentation.
Exablaze produces a network interface card with low-latency capabilities, clocked at under a microsecond.
SIFMA says financial services crisis management procedures should be improved, following Quantum Dawn 2.
Custom House Global Fund offers regulatory and compliance portal for alternative investment funds.
Trust in global financial institutions increases in Europe, but remains flat in Asian and the U.S.
Electronic trading businesses may gain more control on trading systems with Corvil's real-time operation risk and compliance monitoring solution.
Using wire data to solve IT problems is more effective says Morgan Stanley.
SunGard pinpoints 6 trends that will shape commodities trading over the next year and a half.
DTCC believes the integration of Omgeo’s international buy-side clients with DTCC’s community of clients will create new opportunities for growth.
Small asset management firms maybe in danger due to regulatory pressures.
Hedge funds and investment management firms are increasing the use and spending of cloud technology.
Sapient Global Markets offers sentiment-based data management maturity assessment.
BNY Mellon's Michael Keslar has turned down opportunities in other locations in order to remain in his hometown. And it has paid off.
HSBC and Morgan Stanley are working with Genpact and Markit to design a client onboarding product that provides banks with data for the 'know your customer' (KYC) rule.
Societe Generale adds bond prices to Thomson Reuters platform for fixed income trading.
A couple of innovative asset and data management products were showcased during Finovate Fall 2013.
Patenting a trading algo can be a long and painful process, but many firms pursue the protections for their inventions.
Sapient Global Markets makes their compliance management and reporting systems available on a cloud-hosted version.
SAP has appointed a new global head of financial services industries that will focus on the banking, insurance and capital markets industries.
Co-founded by Hirander Misra and Vj Angelo, the new exchange, GMEX, will focus on taking advantage of tougher regulation and compliance.
Compliance technology spending to increase by 35%, predicts Aite Group.
Scivantage extends partnership, with Maxit adding data reconciliation through Broadridge.
Omgeo will continue to focus on improving the post-trade process for clients.
In partnership with CQG, Thomson Reuters expands access to futures markets liquidity.
With cyber attacks being one of the biggest threats to financial institutions, cyber exercises like Quantum Dawn 2 and other security measures become imperative.
ACTIV’s coverage expands to 10 markets across Asia.
CFN Services is using super nodes for TradingHUB to provides more secure and faster connection with a cheaper rate.
Woodfield Fund Administration selects Smonik RECON for automatic reconciliation.
A service bureau offering its infrastructure and DMA platforms to broker-dealers offers surveillance technology to monitor order traffic.
KMPG's 2013 Investment Management Business Outlook Survey shows executive are more optimistic this year about revenues and hiring.
A new solution by eClerx enables financial institutions to extract data from ISDA CSAs that will help them better manage legal and credit risks.
Turkish exchange purchases technology suite from Nasdaq OMX to transform itself into a regional hub and boost its presence on the international trading scene.
According to trends seen on eFinancialCareers, available technology related jobs in finance have dropped since last year, while confidence in the industry increases.
Bloomberg Tradebook chooses Broadridge Financial Solutions to minimize costs for clients.
Visual analytics helps financial advisors and portfolio managers make better decisions.
Heavy interest from financial industry participants forced the delay of simulated cyber security exercise.
Due to increased interest from banking industry participants, SIFMA may delay its planned June 28 cyberattack exercise.
Panopticon, a data visualization provider with many clients in financial services, has been acquired by Datawatch.
A partnership between DataArt and MongoDB will allow DataArt to develop and distribute a risk reporting suite designed for smaller investment banks.
The bank's sales, trading and research apps will be accessible to corporate and institutional clients via the new mobile platform.