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South Africa’s Financial Institutions Explore Collateral Optimisation

Strate, Africa’s leading Central Securities Depository (CSD), and Clearstream, the International CSD (ICSD) and national CSD that is part of the Deutsche Börse Group, have announced the launch of a centralised collateral management service for the South African financial market. Some of South Africa’s largest financial institutions*, including banks, a number of fund managers and the JSE, have committed to exploring the […]

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Strate bids farewell to Mary Ann Callahan

Mary Ann Callahan, the former president of the Americas’ Central Securities Depositories Association (ACSDA) and a colleague from the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), will be retiring at the end of May.

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Voted best employer in South and southern Africa

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 companies category …

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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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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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Cash-based collateral dethroned

In a world scared by the events of 2008, considerable questions have been put forward regarding the mitigation of counter-party credit risk, the protection and use of collateral, and greater demands on transparency within the financial services arena…

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Monica Singer, CEO of Strate Ltd


As South Africa’s licenced Central Securities Depository (CSD), Strate is entrusted to mitigate risk and bring efficiencies to South Africa’s financial markets. Risk management and stakeholder value is the lifeblood of Strate and our team invests a wealth of time and dedication into delivering results that meet our core purpose…

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