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.
Max Bowie examines the opportunities and challenges of firms trying to manage governance, risk and compliance together.
Stella Farrington reports on how a hold-up in data from ESMA is causing havoc for commodity firms that need to perform tests to determine whether they fall under the scope of MiFID II.
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.
Max says firms can find opportunities in the data challenges presented by regulation.
Blockchain consortium will work with trade body for common standards on smart contracts and distributed-ledger development
Anthony and James look at why London clearinghouses may be in danger and the use of cognitive tools to monitor employees.
John reviews some of last week’s top sell-side stories, including the European Commission’s proposals for new rules on the supervision of non-EU CCPs.
IBM marks its first major product launch in the financial services regulatory space with the roll-out of new cognitive solutions educated by Promontory professionals.
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.
The offering adds an additional 19% of volume to the original block execution and will absorb 9 out of every 10 blocks that appear in the minute following the initial block, according to Liquidnet.
The operational implications and the heated debate around the Central Securities Depository Regulation's most controversial provision is impinging on the industry's move toward harmonizing post-trade processes.
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.
Blockchain could be more than just a disruptive tool for the financial services industry.
John says investment banks relocating as a result of Brexit have a chance to rethink technology infrastructures.
Four institutions will adopt and take equity stakes in the vendor's Know Your Third Party (KY3P) risk management solution.
Bloomberg's acquisition of the Barclays Port intellectual property has caused a storm in the fixed-income technology space for investment firms and vendors alike.
Anthony and Emilia take a look at the municipal bond market and the proliferation of electronic platforms.
Joanne Faulkner reports on NAFIS panelists' views on machine learning and its current and future applications for the capital markets.
The survey highlights pricing and reference data, valuations, risk and regulation-related spend as having the strongest sentiment for growth in spend.
Integrating data science projects will be key for institutions to get the most out of data in the future, but skillsets and the role of data scientist teams are still evolving. Joanne Faulkner reports.
Fees and Expense Management Interview Series Part III: Tech to Assist on Fees & Expense Management Front
Victor Anderson recently sat down with SmartStream's Bharat Malesha to discuss the technology available to capital markets firms when it comes to dealing with fees and expense management.
Stephen Morse gives a presentation on how traders are using information created via Twitter to derive trading insights.