Author: Gerry Murphy, former president, SunGard Most people probably think of innovation as the process of creating something new. What some may not realize is that invention is just one type of innovation. There are multiple ways to be innovative in your business. As we face a changed landscape, we should all be thinking about [...]
Monthly Archives:: August 2010
Author: Tony Scianna, executive vice president, SunGard’s brokerage & clearance business This year’s SunGard City Day in London comes at a pivotal time for our industry. 2010 is proving to be an eventful year of change, and there is no better time than now to get bright thinkers together to discuss the future of the [...]
Author: Dan Travers, product manager, SunGard There are two ways in which a bank’s counterparty credit risk management can be made more efficient through the use of CVA. First, the allocation of credit risk appetite and second, the management of that credit risk once taken Credit risk appetite has traditionally been allocated by a “top-down” [...]
Asian markets are evolving quickly as many electronic trading initiatives unfold. Asia is now the new frontier for developments in technology and innovations. With the launches of Chi-East, Arrowhead and SGX Reach, markets in Singapore, Japan and the rest of Asia are anticipating revolutionary changes in high frequency cross-border trading, together with the increasing popularity and prevalence of dark pools and algorithmic trading. Technology will play a vital role in this evolution, but regulation also has an important part to play.
Author: Dan Travers, product manager, SunGard Credit Valuation Adjustment (CVA) has become increasingly important in the derivatives trading world since the crisis as a way to price in the cost of counterparty risk. As such, there are an ever increasing number of banks adopting CVA as a core part of their process for managing counterparty [...]
South-east Asia (SEA) investors are increasingly looking to trade across multiple markets, driving the need for an efficient cross-border trading infrastructure. How far has the region progressed in the creation of this seamless regional trading environment? Regulations differ from one country to another, national exchanges are working on integrating processes and platforms, and market participants need to upgrade systems to offer multi-venue trading capability to their clients. Leading experts from SEA exchanges, SunGard and the brokerage community discussed key industry initiatives, and how technology will help deliver efficient cross-border trading platforms.