Industry Issues & Initiatives

Artificial Intelligence: Job Killer or Human Augmenter?

At the North American Trading Architecture Summit in New York, artificial intelligence came under the spotlight with industry participants discussing the extent to which it might replace humans across the capital markets.

Trax Gets FCA ARM Nod, Awaits Test Details

MarketAxess’ Trax unit has received FCA approval to test transaction reporting capabilities under MiFID II, but is waiting for details of what the tests will involve.

Robo-Advisors Permeate Asian Markets

Robo-advisors are gradually becoming more popular in Asia, especially among retail investors. While it will take some time, these advancements—and the technologies that underpin these platforms—are likely to seep into the institutional space in years to…

The Long and Winding Road to IBOR Nirvana

Victor Anderson speaks to SimCorp’s Stephen Butcher about the IBOR proposition facing buy-side firms, the business benefits realized on the back of such projects, and the operational and technology variables asset managers need to consider when embarking…