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.
The buy-side tech provider is using the ontology internally to integrate multiple systems and sees prospects for wider industry adoption.
Fixed-income liquidity providers, battling tighter margins, want to execute directly with clients, but are buy-side and tech firms willing to absorb the connectivity costs?
The vendor is working on a drag-and-drop feature as part of a wider shift towards a low-code or no-code configuration environment.
As the oil and gas industries say they're “greening” operations, vendors are offering ESG data and metrics to help investment professionals understand future risks and financial returns.
APG has improved prediction accuracy for G10 currency movements after adopting decision tree-based machine learning.
Creighton AI is using a regression-based approach to machine learning to help make predictions about the excess return of a stock relative to the market.
In the absence of a consolidated tape for debt securities in the EU, vendors with different approaches to distributing fixed-income market data are emerging.
The firm is using the platform as a comparison tool as it evolves its fund offerings.
The Nordic bank is looking for ways to mitigate costs as software vendors define new policy categories to capture robotic workers.
The Frankfurt-based asset manager is using machine learning to look at the performance of stocks with low returns, high-growth.
Concerns about data leakage have driven some users to rival privacy-focused messaging apps like Telegram and Signal, as WhatsApp policy changes come into force on May 15.
A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
The asset manager is using machine learning to estimate carbon footprints for companies that do not report emissions.
Although many banks and asset managers still prefer to build models in-house, off-the-shelf products are maturing.
Augmenting graph analytics with AI can detect more complicated anomalies, vendors say.
The EC is pushing for a tape for fixed-income instruments, and market participants say it could speed up electronification, if implemented properly.
IBM, which recently set a new world record for tape storage, says a lot of its financial services clients use the medium for storage as its cheaper and safer than other digital storage options. Others are skeptical of tape’s long-term prospects.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Andy Moniz (pictured), who has been appointed director of responsible investing at Acadian Asset Management.