Summit Systems announced that Centrobanca, the investment bank of Banche Popolari Unite (BPU Banca Group), has licensed Summit’s MUST tool for structuring, pricing and processing exotics and structured products. At the same time the bank has acquired additional modules to support further instrument types including equity options, FX swaps and embedded FX spots. The new BPU banking group, formed in July 2003, is faced with the task of increasing its market share and is expecting the trading of cross-asset class products to grow future revenue.
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.