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.
MayStreet chief policy officer Manisha Kimmel joins the podcast to talk about how national markets system data is charged for.
Despite the development of digital assets overall, and interest in cryptocurrencies remaining strong among individual investors and niche firms, widespread institutional adoption remains muted. Wei-Shen Wong looks at the tools being developed to support…
This week, Tony and Shen rant about dealing with Covid. No tech here, folks. Merry Christmas!
WatersTechnology reflects on some notable distributed ledger technology projects.
Jennifer Peve, managing director and head of strategy and business development at DTCC, discusses the Digital Securities Management (DSM) platform the firm is working on for US private markets.
Bill Murphy, managing partner at Cresting Wave, is back on the podcast with Tony to talk about innovation discovery.
Blending classical and quantum computing could reduce the cost of quantum calculations and eliminate the need to understand hardware specifics, IBM says.
Portware is already integrated with fixed-income electronic trading platform Trumid, as well as Tradeweb, MarketAxess, and Bloomberg.
Garry Cooper, CEO and co-founder at Rheaply, joins the podcast to discuss the circular economy and how technology plays a part.
IBM’s general manager of global banking and financial markets joins the podcast to talk about the importance of modernizing mainframes.
For all the talk of interoperability within the capital markets, Wei-Shen wonders just how far firms are willing to go.
Geoff Horrell talks about the Lab’s innovation strategy after the Refinitiv acquisition, deep learning, and the ideation process.
Northern Trust has invested in three firms this year, which now sit in its investment data science division as part of its Whole Office strategy.
Lou Maiuri, chief operating officer at State Street, joins the podcast to discuss State Street’s acquisition of Brown Brothers Harriman’s Investor Services business.
The exchange’s customer Daml sandpit has been up and running since January and has had over 20 firms log on. The next phase—its DLT cloud environment—will be ready in early October.
Since launching DataCare in April 2020, the vendor has signed up eight clients, including Zurich Group Investment Management.
Wei-Shen and Tony explore the idea of big tech companies disrupting the traditional Wall Street vendors.
If the prototype is put into production, delivery of corporate actions data for dividends could be reduced from up to 24 hours to 15 to 30 minutes.
Initiatives that provide greater access to international markets, like the Stock Connect and Bond Connect programs, will drive change at Chinese asset managers struggling with legacy trading technologies.
Waters Wavelength Podcast Interview Series: Kris Hopkins, now head of capital markets at SBI Digital Markets, discusses the opportunities for capital markets firms in the digital asset space.
Wei-Shen and Tony talk about climate migration and opportunities that might come about from a data perspective.
There's rapid digital transformation underway in the industry and regulators must get with the game plan while not over-regulating the use of AI.
Wei-Shen and Tony talk about how the pandemic has changed their habits and how they’re trying to do something about it.