I-STAR, a wholesale solution for securities firms, is designed to support global companies’ business in Japan. Today, most global securities companies entering the Japanese market, as well as Japan-based wholesale brokerages, are using I-STAR, the industry’s de facto standard infrastructure. I-STAR ensures that firms are fully compliant with local Japanese securities regulation. From execution entry, settlement and accounting to statutory reporting, it provides a wide range of functions that are required for securities back-office operations. In addition, I-STAR allows firms to manage cash trading, credit trading, repo and debt-credit transaction with equity, bond, mutual fund, derivatives and non-Japanese instruments.
I-STAR/LC is the only ASP solution in Japan providing connectivity to BOJ-NET. The solution supports JGB BSMS and payment settlement with Bank of Japan.
I-STAR/MX connects to JASDEC, supporting real-time settlement matching, status monitoring and formatting of messaging data.
I-STAR/CX sends instructions for settlement and matching, automates settlement execution and manages shareholder information.
I-STAR/SC is a custody operational system to allow foreign securities companies operating in Japan to manage securities, settlements, dividends, principal and interest receipts and corporate action reporting.