Joanna Wright is reporter at Waters Technology, where she covers aspects of financial services of interest to reference data professionals – from product releases to regulatory issues. She was born in South Africa, and began her journalism career as a sub-editor at newspapers there. Before moving to London, she gained business reporting experience in a number of industries and topics, including media, advertising and tech, and large-scale infrastructure projects in pioneer markets.
Finos gets ahead of FDC3’s critical mass by making breaking changes to the desktop interop standard, including baked-in data exchange.
Exchange group looks northward in global expansion drive with completion of three trading system acquisitions
As a Congressional report delves into Robinhood's response to the meme stock frenzy of early 2021, Jo wonders how future regulation of payment for order flow will impact market data pricing.
The Swiss bank has started a journey to implementing mesh data architecture, a new concept for federated data availability in enterprises aimed at getting value out of analytical data.
The acquisition of the 10-year-old vendor will give the exchange group high-quality market data, low-latency direct feeds, and packet-capture capabilities, experts say.
The DC appeals court has denied a petition to void a rule that seeks to bring competition to the US consolidated tapes.
Some industry participants are worried that proposed amendments to Regulation ATS could see the trading perimeter expanded to include a wide array of messaging systems.
The US markets regulator has extended the comment deadline on a proposal to regulate Treasuries venues after it faced a storm of complaints from the public and financial industry.
Consultation on democratizing odd lots data closes next week, but more solutions to order protection concerns may be needed.
Congress is stepping into the US equity market data debate as the DC Circuit Court of Appeals considers dismissing the SEC’s initiatives.
New rules target a range of players in the capital markets, from broker-dealers to trading venues, and the agency could be coming for data and analytics vendors and index providers.
Firms must get data management and compliance culture right if they really want to keep their books clean of crooks and sanctions-dodgers, and keep their reputations and bottom lines clean of regulatory fines.
Enrico Bruni, managing director and head of Europe and Asia at Tradeweb, joins the podcast to discuss electronification in the repo space.
US regulator’s mammoth January proposal has something in it for most US trading systems, but Jo suspects it will be the definitions of exchanges that hit the hardest.
Litigation preview: What will the big exchanges argue in a court case to reverse the SEC’s initiatives?
In a cloud world, IT asset management can save on operational and compliance costs and get the most out of software usage. But it's important to find the right people for the job.
MayStreet chief policy officer Manisha Kimmel joins the podcast to talk about how national markets system data is charged for.
An active equities team at UBS is refining its approach to ESG integration as it converts funds to Article 8.
Governments around the world are looking to clamp down on providers of ESG ratings and data products. Jo wonders what the implications could be for a still nascent market.
Market participants worry a venue-led CT could be of low quality, with CT data used to create expensive additional products.