FXpress Corporation has released its FIRST Treasury Workstation for the front- to back-office management of foreign exchange, commodities, and interest rate portfolios. FIRST manages a variety of treasury risk management functions – including accounting compliance (FAS 133/138 and IAS 39), global exposure management, reporting, security and auditing. FIRST is a web-based solution that includes a home page that displays contract and report queries, frequently used rates, and action items (maturing contracts, expiring options, rate resets, interest payments, etc.) for the next seven days. The home page provides a single point of entry for all treasury processes related to managed portfolios.
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