Icap and Fincad upgrade Fair Value Insight
05 October 2009 | 1403 views | 0
ICAP (IAP.L), the world's leading interdealer broker, and FINCAD, the leading global provider of financial analytics, announced today enhancements to their web-based derivatives valuation solution, Fair Value Insight. The most recent release of Fair Value Insight now enables users to directly upload market data and trades into the system.
Fair Value Insight addresses market need for automated and cost-effective Fair Value Insight, built on FINCAD's industry standard analytics and integrated with ICAP's unrivaled market data, provides an online, cost-effective and transparent independent derivatives valuation solution. The new functionality allows users to upload their own curves as well as FX rate groups, spot rates and historical volatilities used to price FX options and FX option strategy trades. The ability to upload trade details directly into the system provides significant time savings for users with large portfolios.
"With the current spotlight on financial reporting, our clients are faced with an increasing demand for solutions that provide accurate and automated visibility into derivatives valuations," says Bob Park, president and CEO, FINCAD. "We're dedicated to continuously improving our solutions to meet these needs through innovative technology that offers fully transparent independent valuations, while saving time and resources."
Fair Value Insight enables corporate treasuries, banks, asset management firms and other financial and non-financial institutions to value interest rate, FX, commodities, OTC derivatives, and debt securities.