Hamad Ali is a European staff writer at Waters, based in London. Previously, he worked as a research journalist in the European IT and telecommunications sector. He has written for different publications, including Gulf News, The Guardian, The Scotsman and The Independent. He can be reached by email on [email protected], or on Twitter at @Hamad_Ali.
As some firms are pushing forward with blockchain projects, others are saying it's not yet ready for prime time.
Traders in Europe face rising data acquisition costs and increasing regulatory reporting pressures argue that a pan-European consolidated tape is long overdue.
As European market participants bemoan the lack of a consolidated tape, a senior SEC executive debunks the idea that a pan-European tape, similar to the US, will resolve issues around data access and costs.
The planned exchange will source its trading platform from Euronext and is expected to announce more technology partnerships.
London-based Duco pulls off a reconciliations “double-double”: back-to-back wins in the SST Awards and BST Awards.
Jersey City-based IPC Systems wins yet another trading communications-related award this year, thanks to its flagship offering, Unigy.
Caplin Systems is back in the SST Awards winners' circle, taking home the title for the best mobile initiative.
SIX wins the best sell-side compliance product category at this year's SST Awards, thanks to its Sanctions Securities Monitoring Service.
The transition away from Libor is a mammoth task for the banking sector—one that the industry is increasingly finding itself woefully unprepared for. By Hamad Ali
The technology giant is rolling out tools to asset managers who need to use machine learning but have limited in-house experience.
While the large-scale exchange mergers of yesteryear may be over for now, regional bourses are still finding themselves in the M&A crosshairs. Yet for those operators that pick up smaller rivals, technology and data integration often prove to be trickier…
Witad Awards 2019 Write-Ups: Support Professional of the Year (Vendor)—Meena Jeenarain, Abacus Group
The support professional of the year (vendor) category in this year's Witad Awards was won by Meena Jeenarain, director of project management at Abacus Group.
Sunaina Swaminathan, head of data acquisition at M Science, wins the startup professional of the year category in this year’s Witad Awards.
The vendor's first local office outside the US is London, with plans for regional presences elsewhere in Europe and Asia.
Bloomberg researcher Amanda Stent received the data science professional award at this year’s Women in Technology & Data Awards.
Experts warn data costs are among the first to fall under the axe during hard times.
Fabrice Silberzan is playing a key role in the transformation of BNP Paribas Asset Management. With his background working across different cultures and various roles, from IT to securities and HR, the opera-loving Frenchman has a lot of lessons to share…
The digital consultancy began the program in 2016 and tailors each accelerator to client requirements.