Iris Financial has certified its Component Services Architecture (CSA) on Linux. The CSA is now available on Unix and Linux platforms supporting a wide range of user front-ends including .NET, J-Swing and Web Browser clients. In addition to certification, a number of performance benchmarks were carried out by Iris Financial’s technical teams in London and San Francisco, and independently verified by a premier client running a global FX trading operation. The tests were based on a series of CSA pricing routines using currency pairs and crosses, and ran on 2 and 4-way processor Linux boxes and equivalent Unix-based configurations.
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.
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Early-stage merger and acquisition deals in Asia-Pacific show nearly 10% year-on-year growth in recent months.