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CIBC automates reg reporting in UK and APAC with Wolters Kluwer’s OneSumX

CIBC in regtech deal with Wolters Kluwer

Canada’s banking group CIBC is implementing Wolters Kluwer’s OneSumX for regulatory reporting across its locations in the UK, Japan, Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Finexus and Volante to build new RTGS system for Asia Pacific

Kuala Lumpur, home of Finexus

Malaysia-based payments solutions provider Finexus is building a new real-time gross settlement (RTGS) platform for banks in Asia Pacific. It has partnered with Volante Technologies, which will provide the MT to MX message transition, via its flagship Volante Designer product.

Ripple joint-venture with SBI brings distributed ledger to Asia

Tokyo, Japan.

Distributed ledger technology provider Ripple and Japanese financial services firm SBI Holdings have announced the creation of a joint partnership, which will expand Ripple into the Asian market. Ripple, which focuses on the using blockchain-like technology for payments, is based predominantly in San Francisco with presences in New York, London and Sydney. SBI is a US$28 […]

Carriers sink Asia-Middle East-Africa-Europe cable


Hong Kong-based carrier services firm PCCW Global has banded together with 16 other high profile international network operators, including China Unicom, Telecom Egypt, Etisalat and Ooredoo, to construct a high capacity submarine cable system between Asia, Africa and Europe.

BAML targets Asia Pacific treasury management

BAML has rolled out its treasury management reporting tool in 12 Asia Pacific markets

Bank of America Merrill Lynch has launched a treasury management reporting tool, CashPro Accelerate, in Asia Pacific.

Japan Exchange merger attracts algo trading specialists

QuantHouse hopes to capitalise on demand for algo trading in Japan

As Asian markets continue to lure international investors, participants on Japan’s new Exchange will now be able to get market access and algorithmic trading tools from data and analytics company S&P Capital IQ, which has chosen to locate itself at KVH’s datacentre in Tokyo.

ConvergEx targets “dark” Asia Pacific capital markets

ConvergEx is targeting Asia Pacific capital markets

Western investment firms looking to trade in Asia Pacific should not rely on algorithms that have been ported from the US or Europe, according to William Capuzzi, president of trading technology company ConvergEx’s global execution business – instead, they should adopt dedicated tools built from the ground up.

RTS sets sights on Asia Pacific expansion

RTS chief executive Steffen Gemuenden will re-locate to Singapore in January

RTS Realtime Systems has set out an ambitious plan to centre its technology business on growth opportunities in Asia Pacific, starting with a new data centre in Shanghai, as well as its first office in China in the new year and a new data centre in Tokyo, Japan.

Citi and UBS post-trade alliance targets Asia Pacific

Citi and UBS are targeting post-trade business in Asia Pacific

An unusual deal between Citi and UBS to provide combined post-trade services in Asia Pacific represents a recognition of changed circumstances and new business opportunities, according to Andrew Murfin, regional head of UBS’s group operations.