Polish Broker Selects SunGard’s Valdi Solution

Alior Bank’s traders will use Valdi’s trading tools for managing their WSE order flow, including Valdi Selector for risk management and Valdi Program Trader for basket trading and index arbitrage capabilities.


Spain's stock market disrupted by trading glitch

Madrid's extended shutdown comes as global regulators pursue efforts to prevent even small technical problems disrupting broader markets following a succession of problems that have dented investor confidence.


City has failed on unfit IT systems

Banks are using computer systems that are “unfit for purpose” and as a result have little idea what is going on inside their own businesses, according to a new in-depth report on the technological problems facing the industry.


Legg Mason launches app for iPad

The market commentary includes access to videos and webcasts. Users of the app can tailor a "favourites page" with more specific content.


Whitney Bank goes live on SunGard AddVantage

Whitney Bank is the Louisiana and Texas banking entity of Hancock Holding Company (Nasdaq: HBHC), a financial services company headquartered in Gulfport, Mississippi. Hancock Holding Company is also the parent company of Hancock Bank, an AddVantage custom


Banks told to fix systems after RBS crash

British banks will come under pressure from the City regulator to upgrade their dated IT systems following the failure that engulfed Royal Bank of Scotland a month ago.


Sesame Bankhall Group live with Iress

Functionally the solution covers comprehensive CRM, workflow and document management, as well as providing an electronic advice centre containing a suite of advice tools, an attitude to risk and asset allocation tool, several planning calculators, quotes