Barclays won the E-Business Team/Initiative of the Year Award for its development of three systems: XTAS, CB Webinfo and CP Webtrade. The XTAS system allows users to deal directly on international futures exchanges by giving them their own order entry capability, whilst FCAS, an internet-based futures operations system, provides intra-day reconciliation and several other clearing service enhancing features. CB Webinfo permits investors to view online research on convertible bonds, market commentary, indicative prices and prospectuses. It also combines these features with a convertible bond database, a model interface, chat facility and online trading capability.
A report by broking group Marsh examines the repercussions from the administration of the South Korean company, which filed for bankruptcy protection at the end of August.
Global research by C2FO suggests that smaller businesses are less concerned with the repercussions of Brexit and the upcoming US presidential election.
A squeeze on skilled talent means it now takes an average of seven weeks to fill open permanent roles in finance in the UK according to new research from financial services recruitment firm Robert Half.
Early-stage merger and acquisition deals in Asia-Pacific show nearly 10% year-on-year growth in recent months.