Maybank Kim Eng is the investment banking arm of Maybank. ViewPoint will be rolled out progressively to clients across Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam.
Iress, an ASX-listed, global provider of software to the financial services industry, has offices in Singapore and has been working with clients across Asia since 2010.
Iress has partnered with Maybank Kim Eng since 2015, providing a range of market data and trading software. The expanded agreement will enable Maybank Kim Eng’s customers to research and trade global markets through ViewPoint’s web-based, multi-asset, multi-currency interface.
Maybank Kim Eng’s in-house broking team is already powered by Iress’ trading and market data software Pro – enabling Maybank Kim Eng to take advantage of real-time market data and in-depth analysis across 200 global markets with seamless connectivity to quickly and easily place trades via the Iress Order System.
Mr Jeffrey Goh, Managing Director and Regional Head of Brokerage, Maybank Kim Eng, said: “We chose to partner with Iress because of its well-established global credentials and on-the-ground intelligence as an independent and innovative software provider. After the successful implementation of Iress’ Pro and market data software, we’re pleased to now be offering ViewPoint to our growing customer base to share the benefits of their state-of-the-art tools and capabilities.”
Mr Jason Hoang, Managing Director, Asia for Iress, said: “We’re delighted to further our relationship with Maybank Kim Eng as a key technology partner to support the expansion of its online broking services across South-East Asia. We are committed to working closely with clients to provide them with a competitive advantage across all aspects of trading, data and wealth management.”