GTCOM-US, once a bespoke alt data shop for the buy side, has narrowed its offering to focus on Chinese datasets as the largest alt data players get even bigger.
Having signed a trio of new banks to its financial services-specific cloud, the computing giant is betting on cutting-edge technologies like confidential computing to entice banks threatened by big tech firms.
The newly-acquired data giant targets the sell side with a suite of new risk-based applications meant to help banks with the transition from Libor, which is expected for the end of this year.
A look at some of the key “people moves” from this week, including Vincent Georgel-O’Reilly (pictured), who's been appointed Emea head of alternatives at State Street.
A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
After Redditors staged an epic short squeeze against a handful of hedge funds, some in the industry are left wondering whether today’s models and data techniques are prepared for world where online often equals real life.
Entering a saturated market of electronic trading technology this summer, the new AI-powered platform must clear several hurdles before it can declare success.
Perhaps smarter than blockchain and certainly closer than quantum computing, this type of complex computing could accelerate banks' move to the cloud—if the industry gets it right.
The deal will allow Ion to pair Dash alongside Fidessa as it looks to “own the sell-side technology space.”
The merger was made possible following a strategic investment from a PE firm in 2019. The newly-combined entity will look at future M&A opportunities.
The company is consulting with buy-side and sell-side clients on how its newly developed GK Research Bot can best solve their research and information overload woes.
The Swiss bank’s asset management division has been working with Cosaic for a bit over a year, and has used Finsemble to automate heavy workflows in FX pricing, money market yields, and credit.
Three fixed-income experts look back on the bond market’s liquidity crisis spurred by the pandemic’s early days, and ponder where regulation and data-quality efforts might next lead the space.
A look at some of the past week’s financial technology news.
While many expect the president-elect to take a bullish stance on environmental issues, it's unclear what a new dispensation can do for the dilemmas around ESG standards.