Bitcoin could diverge into two different versions of the same currency on August 1, creating further issues for institutional involvement.
Canadian exchange operator details latest updates regarding new clearing and settlement platform, progress of new mutual fund platform.
IBM makes headway with blockchain and encryption services; the FCA's Stephen Hanks says firms need to make decisions about their ARMs and APA providers soon.
A growing number of buy-side professionals are using machine learning in their CRM systems to analyze and interpret investor data.
Sharing analysis of cyberattacks helps build up the industry's knowledge base against threats.
Waters Wavelength Podcast Episode 77: A Look at Mifid II Developments & the Use Cases for Behavioral Analytics
This week, Anthony and James take a look at recent developments pertaining to Mifid II and then they talk about how firms are increasingly turning to behavioral analytics platforms to better examine trading decisions.
Amendments to rules on best execution and investment research confirmed by regulator for UK firms ahead of January 2018 implementation date.
Cloud-based platform harnesses Citi big data lake, API technology seeks to ease data complexity in custody and fund services.
Waters Wavelength Podcast Episode 76: Radziemski Talks Machine Learning, Robotic Process Automation & Public Cloud Adoption
Former-Lord Abbett CIO Michael Radziemski sits down with James and Anthony to talk about three big topics: machine learning, robotic process automation and public cloud adoption.
Markets watchdog releases blistering criticisms of client charges and proposes all-in fee
International regulators say it's too soon for fintech such as blockchain or robo-advisors to pose a threat to financial stability, but warns that caution is still necessary.
Buy-side panelists agree that the key to unlocking the full potential of performance measurement is to tackle increasing data volumes.
The evolution of sophisticated tools around performance analytics have solved problems but created new challenges
Waters Wavelength Podcast Episode 75: An Update on the Julia Programming Language; AI & Alternative Data; Digital Currencies
Julia Computing's Viral Shah talks about the programming language he helped create and what's ahead for it. Then James and Anthony talk about the pairing of AI & alternative data, digital currencies, and Game of Thrones.
By some estimates, investment in alternative datasets will exceed $7 billion by 2020. At the same time, machine learning and other AI techniques are evolving at a rapid pace. The combination of the two will be significant.
Anthony and James look at why London clearinghouses may be in danger and the use of cognitive tools to monitor employees.
Stitching together information by using cognitive tech could yield significant advantages for compliance.
Network provider successfully completed the first phase of a distributed ledger proof-of-concept test.
New EU rules suggest London-based clearinghouses may be forced to relocate to the eurozone.
The technology will benefit industry participants the most as a record-keeping network, according to panelists at the recent Sifma Fintech Conference in New York.
Waters Wavelength Podcast Episode 73: The UK Election, Brexit & Fintechs; The Bloomberg Point-Port Integration
An examination of what the UK election and eventual Brexit negotiations could mean for London's fintech space followed by a discussion of Bloomberg's Point-Port integration.
Data analytics are now being used to track manipulative trading, increasingly in real time.
Anthony and Emilia take a look at the municipal bond market and the proliferation of electronic platforms.