Australia's largest superannuation fund, Telstra Super, is planning to automate its portfolio management, trading and compliance monitoring of its inhouse equities, futures and options operations.
Telstra Super Pty Ltd has selected Charles River Development to implement its portfolio management tools, streamline trade order management, and real-time pre-trade compliance testing on a single integrated platform.
Telstra Super also plans to leverage the Charles River Network for real-time electronic trading via FIX (Financial Information eXchange).
With over 90,000 members and over $11.5 billion in assets, Telstra Super is Australia's largest corporate super fund.
Established in 1990, Telstra Super provides a range of superannuation services for current and ex employees of Telstra Corporation, subsidiary and joint venture companies as well as their families.
Charles River Development provides technology and services to 260 investment firms in the institutional, mutual fund, banking, hedge fund, wealth management, insurance and pension industries.
The Charles River Investment Management System is a front- and middle-office software suite for all security types for portfolio management and modeling.
This includes trading orders, electronic trading, compliance for real-time pre-trade and end-of-day orders, trade matching and confirmation as well as settlement workflow.
The system incorporates global real-time electronic trading via FIX (financial information eXchange) through the Charles River Network, a secure private financial network.
Charles River IMS is service oriented architecture (SOA) enabled and supports continuous 24x7 operations with message-based APIs and exposed Web Services which facilitate rapid systems integration.
- with Sandra Rossi