Telekurs (U.K.) Ltd. celebrated 15 years in the U.K. market yesterday with a customer event attended by more than 200 guests.

The event, held at The Great Eastern Hotel, Liverpool Street celebrated the success of the London subsidiary which has expanded into Scotland, and more recently Ireland. An office in Dublin opened on January 1st 2003 to serve the Irish market.

CEO of Telekurs (U.K.) Ltd., Beat Koch attributed the success of Telekurs Financial in the U.K. market to the flexibility, customer care, innovative solutions and data expertise provided.

He also looked forward to the future, "We will soon be introducing Telekurs iD, our new generation terminal, to replace the existing FinXS and Finvest terminals at the beginning of 2004. This new product will enable us to offer web push technology and customised display solutions. Telekurs will further contribute to Straight Through Processing by implementing ISO15022 as an appropriate standard format for corporate actions messages. Telekurs Financial is currently working in partnership with SWIFT in a pilot programme to test the value to the industry of allowing data providers to SWIFTNet."

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