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RTS Realtime Systems expands in Greater China

Shanghai, 24 June 2013

RTS Realtime Systems Group, a leading global trading solutions provider, announced today a number of actions the firm has taken to further build on its growth in Hong Kong and Mainland China. The steps include the launch this week of a Chinese-language website and recent establishment of a Shanghai office and expansion of its staff there. In Hong Kong, RTS has expanded into new office space and initiated plans to move its data center to the Hong Kong Exchange (HKEx) co-location facility.  The firm will develop low latency gateways to capitalize on HKEx’s new Orion initiatives and connect to its equities and derivatives platform.  

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Key-man risk a commodities traders’ issue

Source: Financial Times, 21st June 2013

Some investors are concerned that many big commodities trading houses are not planning succession well ahead.

The leadership changes in Louis Dreyfus Commodities and Bunge are a good reminder that chief executives do not stay forever – and a wake-up call for some big trading houses facing a “key-man risk”.

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Brady CTRM selected by Agrifert SA

London, 19 June 2013

Brady plc, a leading global supplier of trading, risk management and settlement solutions to the metals, recycling, energy and softs sectors, announced today that Swiss-based soft commodities trading company, Agrifert SA, has licensed Brady’s Trading & Risk Management solution to handle its global soft commodities trading and risk requirements.

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Eka.Risk Platform launch set to break new ground

London, 19 June 2013

Eka Software Solutions, a global provider of advanced commodities software, today announced that it is set to launch a new, ground-breaking  risk management platform for commodities - Eka.Risk Platform -  which has the potential to transform how commodities firms view their existing risk management practices.

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Louis Dreyfus appoints new chief

Source: Financial Times, 17th June 2013

Serge Schoen, who boosted profitability at agricultural trading house, is to retire and will be replaced by chief operating officer Ciro Echesortu

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Louis Dreyfus appoints Echesortu chief

Source: Financial Times, 17th June 2013

Serge Schoen, who boosted profitability at agricultural trading house, is to retire and will be replaced by chief operating officer Ciro Echesortu

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Commodity Traders looking to gain an edge in the market

London, June 2013

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CBH Group goes live with Eka’s end-to-end Eka.Agriculture platform

Perth, Bangalore, 11 June 2013

Eka Software Solutions, a leading provider of software for commodity companies, announced today that the CBH Group (CBH), one of Australia's leading grain organisations, has now gone live with Eka’s end-to-end Eka.Agriculture platform. CBH has deployed Eka’s Commodity Trading and Risk Management (CTRM) solution for all position management, trading, risk management, operations, hedging, settlement and reporting requirements.

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RTS Realtime Systems to open data center in Dubai

Dubai, 22 May 2013

RTS Realtime Systems Group (RTS), a leading global trading solutions provider, today announced plans to open its newest data center in Dubai, the first Middle East site in its global data center network. Expected to go live in mid-July, the new hub in the RTS global trading network will offer ultra-low latency access to the Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange (DGCX), one of the world’s fastest growing exchanges.

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Gunvor launches $500m maiden bond

Source: Financial Times, 15th May 2013

Swiss company is the third trading house to tap the public capital markets after Trafigura and Louis Dreyfus Commodities to expand into other areas

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