Economists at the bank leveraged a combination of public and third-party data to make conclusions about the future during uncertain times.
Pension Reserves Investment Management and MIT’s business school are looking to improve ESG data and to reflect all investors’ views.
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.
Last year, most (if not all) financial technology providers either completed or started major projects that involved moving their products and services to the cloud. WatersTechnology looks at 15 of the more interesting cloud-migration initiatives from…
FactSet’s mapping service, Concordance, can be used on its own or with Snowflake’s cloud, enabling users to apply the offering to other datasets in Snowflake’s ecosystem.
If banks want to future-proof against quantum computing disruption, Anthony says they need to start experimenting now. But there’s another reason to start down this path: as Goldman Sach’s William Zeng explains, there’s a lot of funding that’s available…
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.
Covid culture is set to continue this year, as are the associated changes to working practices in the financial markets and the technologies that support them. Max wonders what the new ‘virtual’ reality will look like in 2021 and beyond.
The two firms spent the better part of 2020 developing a detailed analysis of the quantum computing resources needed to achieve quantum advantage in derivatives pricing. Execs from IBM and Goldman explain why this benchmark is important for future…
Buy-side firms are using patent and other types of data to identify trailblazer companies from phonies.
Anthony takes a look at some of the major projects that involved application interoperability from last year. The list includes feats by Goldman Sachs, BlackRock, Barclays, ICE, State Street, Refinitiv, and FactSet.
WatersTechnology looks at how 10 different firms are embedding machine learning algorithms into their platforms and tools.
WatersTechnology looks at some of the major projects coming out of Asia that are leading the way for firms around the globe.
The firm is working with different machine-learning methods for portfolio construction, and expects its AI system to go live early next year.
Anthony looks at how two major tech companies in the capital markets space are evolving their cloud strategies and what they might mean for the industry at large.
As the “vast majority” of customers are shifting to the cloud, Refinitiv is looking to broaden its own cloud capabilities to help customers with their transitions.
This Week: Jyske Capital/SimCorp; Vestrata; NICE Actimize/FACEPOINT; Anna/Gleif; SS&C, ING, and more
A summary of some of the past week's financial technology news.
IBM’s general manager of global banking joins to talk about challenges and opportunities surrounding public cloud adoption and containerization.
The company aims to show that pairing good quality data with knowledge graphs can lead to links that previously would have been missed.
After the rollout of its Genesis platform, SS&C Advent is now thinking about how it can transition platforms like Geneva, Moxy, and APX to the cloud, though it’s a long-term project.
The new offering will provide flexibility for firms who want front-, middle-office staff, and clients to use the same analytics, but where vendor services would be prohibitive.
In this profile of the Intercontinental Exchange, Lynn Martin explains how the company’s ICE Data Services unit is creating a unified offering with fixed income data at its core, after a series of acquisitions that began with its purchase of IDC in 2015.
RBC is building a new custody platform using a variety of vendors, and it shows how the interoperability movement is progressing. But Anthony wonders how interop will continue to evolve at a time of great consolidation.
Marko Milek says the trend of outsourcing data management is becoming more mainstream.