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.
Regulators will need biographical information to get the most out of the Consolidated Audit Trail, advisor said, as broker-dealers and exchanges argue over liability for breaches.
Jo predicts we will see a rise in no-code or low-code tools in the analytics space, but some barriers to scale remain.
A new era of accountability might see the Federal Reserve demand model explainability to keep financial system safe.
Economists at the bank leveraged a combination of public and third-party data to make conclusions about the future during uncertain times.
Jo is skeptical that the SEC’s finalized market data infrastructure rule will make the public market data feeds faster.
This year, natural language processing came to the fore in capital markets, helping firms of all kinds parse huge, unstructured datasets.
The finalized equities market infrastructure reforms will make a difference, but some market participants are calling for additional clarity.
Boston-based Changebridge Capital is using a hybrid approach to find investment opportunities in misunderstood small- and mid-cap companies.
The QED team within the asset manager is aligning its focus next year to deliver a holistic AI platform to its investment professionals—including a recommendation engine.
The latest consultation on the market data obligations under Mifid II looks to provide better, cheaper, and more uniform access to market data. But will it be enough to standardize policies?
A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
Right now, details are scarce for the project, but Jo says that even if the initiative fails to get off the ground, it marks a big step in the bloc’s effort to achieve digital sovereignty.