Patsystems adds charting functionality to its Pro-Mark trading system

Trading systems vendor Patsystems has released an upgraded version of its front-end platform for professional traders. Pro-Mark 3.9 includes new charting functionality, accessible directly from the live quotes screen. The company claims it offers users complete control over their trading preferences, with fully-configurable technical indicators, chart styles and representations including market profile.

Scottish fund manager Alliance Trust to use SimCorp Dimension as OMS

Dundee-based fund management group Alliance Trust has bought the front-office modules of the Simcorp Dimension investment management system from Danish IT group SimCorp. Alliance Trust will use the Simcorp technology in both Dundee and Hong Kong for portfolio management and modelling, trade order management and performance attribution.

JPMorgan Cazenove subscribes to issuer database from Perfect Information

Financial data provider Perfect Information says that it has signed a three year deal with JPMorgan Cazenove to supply the investment bank with PI Filings, Perfect Information’s database of over seven million company filings. Perfect Information has been supplying JPMorgan Cazenove with  financial information for over twelve years and the bank has chosen to renew its subscription to PI Filings. The database has been deployed across all desktops in JPMorgan Cazenove’s European Corporate Finance departments.

Nymex planning an IPO

The New York Mercantile Exchange (Nymex) is planning an IPO that could value the exchange at more than $1 billion, according to news reports in New York. The move comes as exchanges in New York, Chica