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Interview between Monica Singer and the Asset Servicing Times on Collateral and the Liquidity Alliance

Monica Singer explains to international publication, the Asset Servicing Times, how South Africa is meeting its collateral requirements and the benefits of Strate being a member of the Liquidity Alliance. You can read the article online here.    

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SWIFT Standards Release Guide (SRG) is Successfully Implemented

Strate successfully implemented the SWIFT Standards Release Guide (SRG) 2014 on the weekend of 15-16 November 2014.

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Fourth Wired Women Conference a Crucial Platform for Aspiring Tech Leaders

Adapted from a media release issued by QualityLife Company   “Companies across Africa are experiencing the innovation and collaboration that talented female leaders are bringing to the workplace. We are currently in an exciting phase as the business world adapts to the impact that  these tech leaders bring to a range of industries. It’s time to come together to explore new ways […]

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Strate Selects TCS BaNCS for Multi-Asset Class Depository Operations

Strate has selected TCS BaNCS for its equity and money market depository operations, further expanding the strategic relationship it has with TCS. Strate is also replacing its current bond system with TCS BaNCS for Market Infrastructure.   Boosting Strate’s leadership status in the market, this engagement reinforces the long-standing relationship that TCS has had with Strate as a trusted IT solutions partner. […]

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BaNCS MI First Phase: Money Market Implementation in 2015

Following the news that Strate has acquired the BaNCS Market Infrastructure solution products for bonds, equities and money market securities, Strate has already begun the migration of money markets. The implementation thereof is scheduled for the beginning of August 2015.   The majority of the system changes required for the money market implementation will be within Strate’s own systems with minimal development […]

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Investor Strategy News Article: Tri-party Collateral Management the Right Direction

As published in the Investor Strategy News on 20 July 2014 Author: Penny Pryor The ASX’s tri-party collateral management service, ASX Collateral, has reached $500 million in balances in fixed income assets and expects that figure to reach $2 billion by the end of the month. ASX Collateral started with fixed income in July last year, in partnership with Clearstream […]

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Mobilisation of Collateral to the Right Exposure, at the Right Place and at the Right Time

The global financial industry is in the midst of a period of unprecedented change, as it navigates the aftershocks of the 2007-2008 banking crisis. Adapting to these changes is the biggest challenge that financial institutions have faced for a long time. Counterparty credit risk, asset safety and transparency rose to the fore following the financial collapse of many large institutions. […]

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South Africa to Expect Improved Liquidity from Shorter Equities Settlement Cycle

South Africa will be following a global trend to reduce its settlement cycle for equities to align to global best practice. The equities transaction settlement cycle will reduce from the current five business days after the trade date (T+5) to three business days after the trade (T+3).   Shorter settlement cycles are known to reduce risk and […]

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