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Brady signs four new contracts

London, 13 January 2014

Over the last six weeks Brady plc has signed four new significant licence agreements. These contracts further strengthen the group’s backlog for 2014 and create a positive outlook for the year.

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Former Infinium staff sue over $4.1m loss

Source: Financial Times, 9th January 2014

Six accused of tricking former employees into sinking their personal money into the automated trading company while hiding extent of its struggles

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Infinium ex-employees sue over $4.1m loss

Source: Financial Times, 9th January 2014

Six accused of tricking former employees into sinking their personal money into the automated trading company while hiding extent of its struggles

Read the full article on FT.com

Gripes over JPMorgan’s commodities sale

Source: Financial Times, 19th December 2013

Sale of commodities business has presented a challenge for bankers running the process as they negotiate with some of their fiercest trading rivals

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Mitsui chooses Eka’s Commodity Management Software Platform

Bangalore, 19 December 2013

Eka Software Solutions, the leading global provider of smart commodity management software solutions, today announced that Mitsui & Co (Australia) Ltd. has selected Eka software to manage its Australian Grain operation’s trading and risk.

Read more: Mitsui chooses Eka’s Commodity Management Software Platform

Marex Spectron launches Android live commodities price app

London, 9 November 2013

Marex Spectron, the leading global independent commodities broker, has launched a live Android price app for commodity markets, giving traders and other market professionals easy mobile access to real time updates.

The new application uses Vantage, Marex Spectron’s premier market data application, to display real time prices for the OTC energy, freight and environmental markets. Similar apps are also available for iPhones, Blackberrys and iPads.

Richard Frape, Director or Market Services at Marex Spectron, said: “We are delighted to launch this app, which completes our suite of native mobile applications – we have been the first broker to develop such a service, and it means that all our customers can now access our live prices when on the move.”

“Given the speed with which markets can change, having on-the-go access to data can make a crucial difference – our clients appreciate this and the feedback has already been extremely positive.” 

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Deutsche Bank slashes commodity trading

Source: Financial Times, 5th December 2013

German lender is pulling out of bulk of commodities business amid a cost-cutting drive that will see it continue to shrink its balance sheet

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Deutsche Bank slashes commodity trading operations

Source: Financial Times, 5th December 2013

Deutsche Bank is pulling out of the bulk of its commodities business amid a cost-cutting drive that will see the lender continue to shrink its balance sheet

Read the full article on FT.com

SunGard Acquires Softputer Technologies’ Financial Reporting and N-SAR Filing Solutions

London, 3 December 2013

SunGard has acquired Softputer Technologies’ FundBridge and NSARFiler solutions for financial and regulatory reporting. The acquisition, the terms of which were not disclosed, is not expected to have a material impact on SunGard’s 2013 financial results.

Read more: SunGard Acquires Softputer Technologies’ Financial Reporting and N-SAR Filing Solutions

Kynetix and Contango join forces on solutions for commodities and EMIR challenges

London, 2 December 2013

Kynetix, the specialist technology solutions provider for physical delivery of commodities and fixed income, has announced a partnership with leading independent commodities and derivatives consultancies Contango. The two firms are jointly committed to provide sound product development & technology solutions that will equip the derivatives market with the tools to tackle some of the more complex administrative and reporting challenges posed by EMIR.

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