A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
The Figi is free to use, and becomes the second reference data standard alongside Cusip, authorized for financial instrument identification by the American National Standards Institute.
As brokers start to explore various forms of self-service models, Anthony wonders if this could lead to a complete rethink of how commercial terms and contracts are structured for adding on new datasets.
Stifel Europe weathered 2020 volatility and switched vendors in looking to simplify its middle- and back-office functions and increase tech investment.
Anthony first looks at the alternative data industry and connects to QAnon, before explaining why there needs to be more hard numbers in the world of blockchain.
The market infrastructure provider has rolled out its blockchain-based repo transaction platform with plans to further build on the emerging technology.
The data management firm is undergoing a multi-year program to unravel its surveillance business, as it looks to throw its weight behind its flagship data offerings.
The exchange group has completed the multi-year program aimed at standardizing data capture and message delivery using the ISO format.
Anthony takes a look at some major CEO changes from the last year, and what those moves might mean for clients of those vendors.
A new tool that helps business users test and validate their own POCs is set to join the bank’s ranks alongside its other AI projects implemented over the last two years: Linc, Guardrail, and Ants.
Retiring Oats is a milestone on the long and winding road to Cat implementation, but the SEC must make some major decisions in a very short timeframe before the Cat journey is over.
Anthony talks with Brad Levy about the company’s acquisition of Cloud9, its plan for future acquisitions, the possibility of an IPO, his thoughts on Big Tech providers, and more.
Commission official says beta version ready for testing in 2023 will also include equities, bonds and ETFs
Community group that includes JP Morgan, Deutsche Bank, Amazon, and the CME plans to showcase over a year’s worth of work in a bid to drive broader adoption of the digital rights language.
The bank’s client segmentation offering creates more targeted post-trade offerings, while its prediction engine can help reduce settlement failures.
The bank is developing solutions to help internal teams understand compliant usage and entitlements.
The Nordic bank is looking for ways to mitigate costs as software vendors define new policy categories to capture robotic workers.
A look at some of the key people moves from the past week, including Tracy Clarke (pictured), who joins Acin as non-executive director and strategic consultant.
The asset manager’s CIO for Europe aims to centralize responsibilities from its UK and EU offices for how its business in the region manages data and develops new investment products.
After quietly pulling its Finos membership this year, OpenFin’s involvement—at least in the public forum that governs it—with the interop standard it has championed for years, continues to dip. Though the vendor has re-affirmed its commitment to FDC3…
As efforts continue to shorten the settlement cycle for US securities to T+1, market participants in Asia worry about the potential implications.
Oats reporting could be fully migrated to the Consolidated Audit Trail and the Oats system retired as early as June 30.
While last week it was announced that Exegy and Vela are merging, Anthony says that the deal is only a sign of what’s to come in the market data space. He also poses some questions about the LSE raising its Sedol fees.