Credit Suisse strengthens SmartStream deal for derivatives brokerage fees

Credit Suisse and SmartStream strengthen partnership

SmartStream Technologies, the financial transaction lifecycle management (TLM) solutions provider, has revealed that its original agreement with Credit Suisse was recently expanded to include the processing of listed derivatives brokerage fees which began in February of this year.

From West to East: where now for financial services?

Richard Chapman

As the eyes of the banking world move to the East, economic shifts of power, regulation and technology are consuming the entire banking world, on a global and local scale. With modern reconciliation technology, emerging market banks can now be more than a match for mature market competitors, writes SunGard’s Richard Chapman.

60% of FIs “Not embarked on real time reconciliations”


A survey published by Gresham Computing indicates that 60 per cent of financial institutions have not yet embarked on real-time reconciliation in any asset class, and that 89 per cent encounter delays or problems when on-boarding new financial products, writes Gareth Swain. The London-based provider of transaction control solutions polled investment banks, inter-dealer brokers and […]

Reconciliation on tablets

SunGard is claiming a reconciliation industry first with the launch of tablet versions of its IntelliMatch Operational Control product. The solution will be available in Windows 8 and Apple i0S6 formats; in the case of the Microsoft operating system, only days after its international launch last week.

IG automates recs with SunGard IntelliMatch

IG is hitting 90-95% STP through replacing manual recs

IG Group has replaced its largely manual reconciliation processes with SunGard’s IntelliMatch Operational Control and is working to automate the process as much as possible by driving the system with data taken from its banks via Swift. The firm, which specialises in financial spread betting and contracts for difference, would normally have developed an in-house […]

Gresham upgrades Clareti software to improve onboarding

Gresham Computing has released a new version – 1.3 – of its Clareti Transaction Control software.  The new release includes features designed to improve the rapid on-boarding of both existing and new reconciliations, together with further real-time management reporting and exception management.  Gresham’s CTC enables customers to control existing reconciliations and launch new financial products […]