The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA), the government authority responsible for maintaining monetary and banking stability in Hong Kong, has selected the Calypso system as its full front-to-back trading and treasury management solution for processing multiple asset classes and to ensure that the Hong Kong’s reserves are managed more competitively and efficiently.
The solution has been selected to provide the HKMA with the opportunity to invest in and trade across a broad range of asset classes and financial instruments, while simultaneously providing best-in-class risk management controls which will identify, monitor and manage the underlying risks in real time.
Calypso’s platform will leverage functionality for a variety of front-to-back office tasks including pricing, valuation, risk management, enterprise risk, cash management, compliance, settlement and accounting.
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