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27 October 2020 — Deputy Editor

Sber is to use Natural Language Processing (NLP) to improve its Centre for Corporate Solutions (CCS) and save over 7,000 hours of time spent on calls every month.

The single work space (SWS) system for operators has added a service using NLP, which transcribes the voice of callers into text in real time, analyses and classifies the query, finds the required information, and advises the operator on how to help the customer.

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Technology
Collateral Management service
22 October 2020 — Bill Hodgson

Solution will help financial institutions meet time-critical regulatory deadlines and reduce costs associated with managing collateral

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Collateral Management
22 October 2020 — Deputy Editor

SteelEye has announced the incorporation of Refinitiv market data on its RegTech platform. The increased volume of high quality, multi-asset and global market data enables clients to enhance their compliance and analytics.

Refinitiv provides the widest range of cross-asset data, with 7.3 million price updates per second for over 84 million instruments and 2.5 terabytes of real-time pricing daily.

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Regulation
22 October 2020 — Deputy Editor

Avelacom has launched of a new Chicago <> Tokyo back-up route, supporting efforts to ensure robust trading systems among banks, exchanges and trading firms as they prepare for expected volatility in light of the upcoming US election.

The new route is geographically diverse from the PC-1 submarine cable system used for most primary routes and has only a 5 millisecond difference in latency compared to the primary connection. This back-up route is therefore the fastest non PC-1 route and best placed to support clients when they experience problems with their primary route.

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Technology
21 October 2020 — Bill Hodgson

Over 2,100 Suspicious Activity Reports (‘SARs’) that were filed with the U.S. Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) between 2011 and 2017, have been leaked to BuzzFeed News and investigated by a team of reporters from the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (‘ICIJ’). There has been no question regarding the authenticity of the documents...

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Announcements See All

04 August 2020

THETA, the specialist provider of buy-side trading technology as a service, has been accepted onto the Microsoft for Startups programme.

Through this programme, THETA will continue to build a strategic collaborative technology partnership with Microsoft. With access to a variety of Microsoft technical and business resources including partners and tools, the firm will continue to build and scale its business and service offerings covering cloud technology, best practice, and business development.

27 April 2020

CFH, the prime of prime broker, has joined the Gold-i Matrix NETwork, extending its liquidity coverage to include Hedge Funds and Asset Managers.

Through Matrix NET, CFH can offer a direct connection to a Fund Manager via FIX API, providing trading transparency, P&L visibility, and reporting.

23 April 2020

Banco Monex has become the first Latin American third-party service provider of CLS’s payment-versus-payment (PvP) FX settlement service, CLSSettlement.

Banco Monex has been a CLSSettlement member since 2018 and now is enabling its clients to participate as third parties, helping them to mitigate settlement risk while significantly enhancing liquidity efficiencies for the Mexican market.