Tech briefs

FX analysis firm 4Cast has upgraded its online service with an enhanced search facility. Clients can now access more than 2,500 market searches within seconds and search a database of over 6,000 reports and 18,000 graphics.

"If you have a client on the line asking a question about a country you are not very familiar with, you can be an expert within a few clicks," said Rowland Park, director in charge of technology at 4Cast in London.

HBOS gets e-matching

UK bank HBOS has chosen an internet li