Wei-Shen joined WatersTechnology in June 2016, becoming the publication’s first full-time Asia-based reporter. Based out of Hong Kong, she writes for both Waters and Inside Data Management magazines, as well as the four subsites of WatersTechnology.com—Sell-Side Technology, Buy-Side Technology, Inside Reference Data and Inside Market Data. Prior to joining WatersTechnology, she was a journalist at Star Media Group in Malaysia. She has a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Auckland.
A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
Relationships with Chinese banks and asset managers will help global firms to better develop and distribute products to investors in the country.
Wei-Shen and Anthony discuss the combination of 5G and IoT, and what those data volumes mean to financial firms.
As emerging technologies and greater computing power have brought about new analytical tools and capabilities, adding a virtual layer could help take the burden off the traditional data warehouse.
Wei-Shen and Anthony discuss firms experimenting with AI and ML, and the creation of industry working groups.
Clients can use the algos from the libraries to connect to their existing algos and strategies.
As the race for quantum supremacy continues, Wei-Shen thinks about how financial institutions are experimenting with quantum computing and what results it could bring.
Direct links set up in each location “jump” from points-of-presence to a cloud in under a millisecond.
For it's real estate token, 90% of investment is coming from institutional firms.
The bank is looking to extend this feature to other asset classes in the future.
The vendor is also experimenting with machine learning to help the buy-side sift through the vast amount of unstructured alternatives investment data.