Self-service trade access improvements for banks


LONDON -- The ability to access and query the settlement of forex transactions in real-time will become increasingly available to banks and their clients, according to a survey completed this month.

Banks are willing to make advances in this area in order to drive down costs and in response to client demand, found the survey of 500 global banks, conducted by treasury systems firm SunGard's processing unit SunGard ePI.

One-fifth of banks interviewed already provide what SunGard ePI terms "full