27 February 2017
Traiana, a NEX Group business which monitors pre-trade risk and automates post-trade processing of financial transactions, announces today that it has launched Swaps Centre, a suite of services which enable swaps providers to electronically manage payments and confirmations in equity swaps. By sending confirmations and uploading payment instructions in normalized formats to their entire client base for Total Return Swaps (TRS), Swaps Centre provides swap providers and their clients with an efficient, cost effective and lower risk solution for managing events during the course of equity swap transactions.
October 17, 2016
Eva Szalay, FX-Week
The change in risk perceptions since January 2015 has led to a heightened focus on risk management and a desire on the part of prime brokers to have as much control over the infrastructure as possible, including the use of tools that allow them to monitor clients and ensure they stay within their allocated limits at all times.
30 June 2016 – The financial crisis of 2008 and ensuing waves of regulation have led to significant changes in the global Repo market. Traditionally an inter-dealer market, this key lending tool has become one of the biggest casualties of the Basel III capital rules. According to the latest International Capital Markets Association (ICMA) survey, the volume of Repos and reverse Repos outstanding in the European market shrank in size by 21% between June 2007 and December 2015.
London, 28 June 2016 – Traiana, the leading provider of pre-trade risk and post-trade processing solutions, has seen a threefold growth in allocation volumes via its Harmony Equity Swaps service as clients embrace the post-trade efficiencies it provides in a period of regulatory change. The platform achieved growth of 185% between May 2015 and May 2016, following strong growth of 144% over the same period the prior year.
New York/London, 8 June 2016 – Traiana, the leading provider of pre-trade risk and post-trade processing solutions, announces today that it has gone live with Barclays and UBS on its Harmony CCP Connect for Equities platform. These new banks will further enhance the netting benefits already seen by the market through automated central clearing of OTC equity trades.