FINCAD Analytics Selected By Markaz For Derivatives Valuations

FINCAD, a provider of financial analytics and Kuwait Financial Centre 'Markaz', an asset management and investment banking institution in the Middle East, will implement Markaz's FINCAD Analytics to provide derivatives pricing and analytics. This is part of Markaz's larger mandate

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FINCAD, a provider of financial analytics and Kuwait Financial Centre ‘Markaz’, an asset management and investment banking institution in the Middle East, will implement Markaz’s FINCAD Analytics to provide derivatives pricing and analytics. This is part of Markaz’s larger mandate to build and maintain trading and technology infrastructure for the Kuwait Stock Exchange, in order to support options trading in the region.

Markaz now uses FINCAD Analytics Suite for Developers as its web-enabled derivative pricing engine for standardized exchange traded options for use in trading execution, risk management, control, and back office. FINCAD Analytics Suite for Excel is being used for valuing structured products and after-hours and over-the-counter trading.

“FINCAD Analytics is providing us with proven industry standard analytics that are fast, accurate, robust, and transparent,” says Hussein Zineddine, AVP, equity derivatives and structured products, Markaz. “With its breadth of coverage, FINCAD Analytics enable us to manage valuations of various trades of both conventional and Islamic financial structures.”

“We are pleased to provide Markaz with timely and reliable derivatives valuations,” says Bob Park, president and CEO, FINCAD. “To be associated with such an innovative market leader is further affirmation of FINCAD’s role in providing transparency for valuing and risk measurement of financial securities and derivatives in all regions of the world.”

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