Foreign exchange transactions

Tom is the treasurer of a company which sells building material.
Several of his supplier and clients are abroad.
His company uses FX Forward contracts on a regular basis in order to control its fx risk.
Tom’s manager regularly asks him a report regarding balances of the company in different currencies and a forecast of the expected cash flows in the coming months.
Tom is also asked to put in place a fx risk management policy in order to minimise losses due to fluctuations of exchange rates.

Tradista allows Tom to manage all his tasks in an intuitive way.
First, Tradista provides him with a report, updated in real time, with an accurate view of the currencies currently held in the company’s accounts.
Thanks to the Tradista’s built-in cash flows forecast feature, Tom can provide his boss with a detailed forecast of the incoming cash flows.
Tom can count on Tradista to help him defining his fx risk management policy because the platform gives him all the needed indicators. Tradista provides him in real time with all the different exchange rates and the possibility to define alerts when a predefined rate has been reached.
Tradista also provides Tom with an exchange rate forecast tool to help in his forecasts.

With this, Tom controls his treasury, provides his boss with the requested reports and efficiently schedules currency buys and sellings for the company.

Collateral Management

Marie is Collateral Manager in an Investment Bank.

She is in charge of monitoring day-to-day Repo business, managing the credit exposure of the bank as well as bank’s collateral positions.

Marie can use Tradista’s web based Repo trading user interface to deal Repos for the bank. Thanks to Tradista’s configurable workflow, Marie and her team manage the entire lifecycle of Repos.

Tradista calculates in real time the exposure towards bank’s counterparties and automatically generate margin calls, so agreements with counterparties are always respected.

With Tradista’s automated Collateral optimization process, Marie can easily ensure that the most relevant collateral is given to counterparties at any point of time.

Finally, Tradista reporting help Marie to monitor the bank credit exposure and adjust when necessary the bank’s collateral positions.

PnL calculation

Mark is Middle Officer in an Investment Bank.

He is asked to calculate the Profit and Losses (PnL) of the bank, for each of its business segment.

Tradista automatically retrieves the needed market data and calculates the realized and unrealized PnL of the bank. This calculation is done for several of the bank’s trading books and is based on several asset classes (the scope is configurable).

Based on the above calculation, Mark will be able to setup PnL reports. Tradista PnL reports can be scheduled to run automatically at each end of business day.

The bank top management has now a comprehensive, up-to-date, picture on the bank PnL.
Tradista will allow Mark to easily adapt the PnL reporting in case of change in the activity (ex: new business).