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First Ever Desktop To Desktop E-Payments

The New York Clearing House announced a major initiative that will provide the first Internet enabled global payments infrastructure needed to support true B2B e commerce. The new functionality will enhance the capabilities of the Clearing House's two core payment

Trafalgar Capital Raises $40 million

Trafalgar Capital Management, a London based fund manager founded in 1999 and now chaired by former Conservative government minister Lord Strathclyde, has launched a $40 million long short equity fund. Some of the funds were already under management, but the

ABN Amro Mellon Secures Winterthur Mandate

ABN Amro has won another custody mandate in its stated target market the insurance sector. XL Winterthur International a subsidiary of the Bermuda based XL insurance and reinsurance group, which purchased Winterthur International from Credit Suisse Group earlier this year

BoNY Selected by Lloyds TSB for ADR Program

The Bank of New York announced today that Lloyds TSB Group plc has selected the Bank as depositary for its New York Stock Exchange listed American depositary receipt (ADR) program. Each ADR represents four ordinary shares and trades under the

IBIS Securities Selects BNY Clearing Services

BNY Clearing Services LLC, a subsidiary of The Bank of New York, announced today that its fully disclosed correspondent clearing services were selected by IBIS Securities LLC. IBIS Securities LLC is a general securities broker dealer that specializes in the

Axion4gstp Invites To A Live TFM Demonstration

GSTPA axion4 will be giving a live demonstration of the long awaited Transcation Flow Monitor (TFM) at the SWIFT offices in Park Avenue, New York, on Tuesday 27 November. The demonsration, which will be compered by outgoing CEO Steve Crosby,

ABN AMRO Mellon Wins Another UK Client

ABN AMRO Mellon has won the mandate to provide global custody to the pension fund of BBA Group PLC, the industrial group that services the aviation and industrial markets. The fund, worth 350 million ($508m), will convert to the alliance's

Hong Kong Futures Exchange Selects RadianzNet

Hong Kong Futures Exchange Limited (HKFE) selected Radianz's global financial extranet RadianzNet to connect the Hong Kong Futures Automated Trading System (HKATS), to financial professionals in the United States, United Kingdom and other countries worldwide. HKFE is said to benefit

Reports On Italians’ Axing Withholding Tax – Inaccurate

According to local experts, reports that the Italian government was suspending withholding tax on coupon payments to foreign holders of BTPs were inaccurate. It seems reporters confused proposed reforms to the treatment of withholding taxes on equity dividends (which have