The Chinese market is heavily retail driven, but innovation in the peer-to peer lending sector is likely to influence the development of institutional banking and capital markets.
Regulators are looking for evidence of good processes and procedures around data within the firms that fall under their jurisdiction, according to panelists at RIMES Technologies’ annual Data Governance Conference. By David Dawkins
How do you solve a problem like legacy technology? Capital markets firms are constantly plagued by issues arising from or associated with technology that is no longer fit for purpose, leading to security, compliance and competitive risk.
While it's impossible to know what the future might hold, it's almost guaranteed that upstarts will look to upend incumbents in 2016.
Dan talks to the CTO of High-Frequency Trading shop, post Flash Boys.
Tim gives some advice on the need for more openness among technologists.
Michael looks at new stress testing demands stemming from everything from Basel III to BCBS 239 to CCAR.
In 2013, 53 percent of exchanges reported experiencing a cyber-attack, and Max would be shocked if that number has not already reached 100 percent.
Bloomberg's Brian Cunningham talks to WatersTechnology about the major considerations for both buy-side and sell-side firms currently assessing the pros and cons of cloud-based services.
As distributed ledger technology edges closer to widespread adoption, WatersTechnology speaks to Nasdaq's head of blockchain strategy about what's next for this potentially revolutionary technology.
Can't handle the truth? Or just can't handle a lack of timely answers?
Data and connectivity providers predict which regions will drive demand for market data over the coming year.
The New Year will be about machine learning, more blockchain and more social.
Each Friday, Waters editors and journalists pull together a quick-hit series of the best analysis pieces, features, and video interviews from across the five brands-just in case you missed them.
Consultant and industry veteran Tom Perigoe harks back to the role of infrastructure integrators in creating dealing rooms of olde.
Cyber security, blockchain and SEFs all need work in 2016.
Compared to Barclays' licensing approach, users now expect higher fees and a new commercial model under Bloomberg.
Finra's Tech Aims in 2016: Cyber Security, Technology Management, Data Quality Governance, Outsourcing
This is the 11th year that Finra has produced the Regulatory and Examination Priorities Letter.
Industry Reaction Mixed Following Aequitas' Call for Investigation into 'Anti-Competitive' TMX Data Practices
Aequitas alleges that TMX basically operates a monopoly and charges prohibitive fees for consolidated Canadian data.
Fee increases are becoming the new noemal that firms must plan for, users say.
NSX is the 12th US stock exchange entrant, with IEX looming on the horizon.
The biggest stories from the past year on bitcoin and blockchain.
Intercontinental Exchange's acquisition of Interactive Data has blurred the line even further between exchanges and vendors.
Discover which of the Waters features stood out in 2015.