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Schneller Handeln dank neuer Marktdatenplattform

August 12, 2019

Lesen Sie mehr über die Zusammenarbeit von EWE Trading und den Stadtwerken Kiel beim zentralen Datenmanagement als Basis der Kraftwerksvermarktung und aller Handelsaktivitäten.

Die Stadtwerke Kiel und die EWE TRADING nutzen ab sofort eine mit FORRS gemeinschaftlich weiterentwickelte Software zum Management energiewirtschaftlicher Zeitreihen.

Outperform commodity indices by using automated energy trading.

August 7, 2019

Commodity indices are a common way to reduce price risk in wholesale commodity trading. Instead of agreeing on a fixed price for the exchange of a certain commodity, such as natural gas, counterparties agree on a price that’s indexed to daily-published market prices, such as closing prices of natural gas futures contracts. This reduces market risk, but at the same time increases cash-flow risk, which can affect your trading department as well.

IFRS 9 without Lot Accounting!

July 2, 2019

Almost 2 years before IFRS9 becomes effective for insurances, software provider require the introduction of Lot-Accounting for bond portfolios. Read more about alternative options for capturing prospective impairments.

IBOR Transition - Quo Vadis, Reference Rates?

May 29, 2019

Reference rates play a crucial role for valuation and settlement of millions of financial contracts around the globe. Get a current overview of the efforts to reform IBOR and how it could affect your business.

Active energy traders! Catch the next wave of automated gas and power trading and develop business models for the future.

May 21, 2019

In today’s energy markets, trading volumes are increasing rapidly, due to automated trading bots and more active players.

Over 60% of all trades conducted in EPEX intraday continuous trading are placed and executed by automated routines, using the EPEX SPOT interface. Other markets, such as Nord Pool and South Pool follow this development and show an increasing number of automated orders being placed.

Marc Recht Joins FORRS as CTO

February 27, 2019

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Marc Recht

FORRS is proud to announce the hiring of Marc Recht to the position of Chief Technical Officer (CTO). With his deep industry and technical expertise, he further strengthens FORRS’ advisory capabilities in strategic technology fields.

“We’re happy to have Marc on board as our CTO to build our technology practice,” says Markus Riess, Managing Director at FORRS. “He brings a deep understanding of technology and the business cases behind it, to help our clients gain the right solutions for their unique needs and requirements.”

Leveraging over 20 years of professional technology experience, Marc brings significant skills and knowledge to contribute to the continuous growth of FORRS. He will actively work with FORRS clients and consultants, delivering value on critical projects and digitization initiatives.

FRTB 2019: Most important amendments at a glance

January 17, 2019

The probably final rules have been published. For those who don't want to read through all the material, find the most important amendments to the 2016 version here:

MünchenerHyp goes live with NeoXam DataHub as its data centralization & administration platform

September 10, 2018

After conducting a market study and a tender process to identify the most suitable market data system for the requirements of Münchener Hypothekenbank, NeoXam's Data Hub was selected as the strongest solution. It was implemented by a joint effort of FORRS and the consulting company Finbridge and now serves as the single, centralized source of data.