South Africa’s bonds system to be revamped

At Strate, weʼre planning to revamp our bond clearing and settlement system with new advanced technology that will take the entire market forward using global best practice and standards …

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Leave nothing to chance with Strate’s upcoming Collateral Management Seminar

The emphasis on risk mitigation has increased significantly for all involved in the financial markets since new regulations such as Basel III, Solvency II and Regulation 28 of the Pension Funds Act were introduced …

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Strate scores higher in economic transformation rating

Strate has been awarded a level three Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) rating by verification agency Empowerdex, with an overall score of 78.44% …

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Strate recognised as a Southern African Best Company to Work For in 2012 Deloitte survey

Strate has been voted the Southern African best company to work for regional winner in the 2012 Deloitte ‘Best Company To Work For’ Survey’s small company category …

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The importance of a Trade Repository for over-the-counter derivatives

In the aftermath of the global financial crisis, great concern was expressed over the lack of transparency and risk management of the over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives market, which many believed to be one of the fundamental causes for …

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Bankserv Africa forges relationship with Strateʼs SWIFT Services

After a long-standing working relationship with the BankservAfrica group, we are excited to have Africaʼs largest automated payments clearing house join and utilise Strateʼs SWIFT infrastructure ..

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Financial market experts: Crisis is not over

On October 2nd 2012, the financial industry gathered at a conference hosted at the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) to hear from influential leaders as to whether the financial market could be sitting on the cusp of another crisis. In response, they believe the crisis is not yet over …

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South Africa inches into the top 3 spot in a World Economic Forum report

South Africa’s financial market development rank has climbed to third in the World Economic Forum’s The Global Competitiveness Report 2012-2013, from fourth in the prior year, scoring 5.7 out of 7 …

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