KeyLink is a modular electronic banking tool, customizable by client and individual user. Basic functionality covers transaction initiation and reporting in cash, treasury products, securities and precious metals trading. KeyLink is much more than a simple payment and reporting tool, however. It's Connectivity Service functionality makes it suitable for clients from lower volume users with basic reporting and transaction requirements to high-volume clients with complex configurations who require a customized set-up and sophisticated or specialized reporting, including import/export requirements. Additional features include sorted tables, predefined templates, audit trails and historical information. Click on the module selections below to see the full range of KeyLink solutions.
The Cash module allows clients to perform all operations associated with cash business, including a variety of multi-currency instructions and notices to receive.
In addition, KeyLink Cash offers a variety of reporting capabilities, such as End-of-Day, Intraday, Interim Cash Balance and Transactions, and Debit/Credit Advices, providing the most thorough and updated information possible.
Straight-through processing of domestic/foreign transactions
Predefined payment templates, which prevent the need for data re-entry
Joint signing capability with the Forward To function
Account transfers within the same bank
Cancellation feature for pending transactions
Historical database of all pending/completed transactions
Built-in regularly updated databases (e.g. SWIFT, Fedwire, SIC)
Detailed end-of-day Statements
Up-to-the-minute cash position information (Intraday, Advices)
Automated (i.e. SwisInq), manual and related inquiries
1. FX Trade
KeyLink FX Trading allows simple, one-click trading of spot, forward and swap FX transactions. Trade simply by entering type of product, currency, amount, and value date. The module will display a binding quote, from which clients can accept or reject the deal. The quotes are consistent, binding, real-time, and available 24 hours a day, five days a week. All details can be viewed within the same screen.
The KeyLink Confirmations module covers the full trade cycle. Clients can receive confirmations of all trades, options, loans and deposits regardless of how they are traded. Once transactions have been verified, affirmations can quickly be returned electronically to UBS. By the same token, if there is a confirmation error, the necessary correction can be sent back to UBS so that the trade confirmation can be amended.
The Confirmations module allows you to track all trade details. Among its functions is access to:
detailed review of trades
one-step trade confirmation
easy-to-follow amendment or rejection facilities
historical trade details
one or two-level verification
The KeyLink Securities module offers a variety reporting capabilities. These include the exact status of any transaction with the market, the exact position and value of each and every portfolio (combined or separate), and the details of all corporate actions that have or will in the future affect the overall position of the portfolio. In addition, KeyLink allows the sending of settlement instructions such as receive/deliver instructions, and sending corporate action narrative instructions.
The full range of functionality includes:
Receive/deliver instructions (free or against payment)
Tracking of settlements
Corporate action information - pre-advice/advice
Corporate action narrative instructions
Import/export of data to facilitate reconciliation
User-maintainable tables for counterparty information and securities IDs
The KeyLink Precious Metals module facilitates automation and straight-through processing. Clients have complete control of the post-trade process, from confirmation to transfer delivery instructions. KeyLink Precious Metals allows clients to initiate instructions and acquire statements electronically. This functionality saves paper, quickens access to consolidated information and allows faster reconciliation. In short, it makes processes more efficient.
KeyLink Precious Metals currently supports the following precious metals processes:
Precious metal trade confirmations
Precious metal option confirmations
Debit advices/credit advices
PM cash transfer/delivery orders
Notices to receive
metal account statements