Bloomberg’s Figi extends crypto inroads

In partnership with data provider Kaiko, Bloomberg has rolled out identifiers for almost 8,000 crypto assets as institutions increasingly look for structure and uniformity in a maturing sector.

In markets, as in the natural world, order is often born from chaos. Just like an erratic swarm of bees building a carefully structured hive, the moments of greatest turmoil in finance can be the crucibles for an enduring organizing principle.

This was how the Cusip system was born, for example. In the 1960s, when US stock markets were overwhelmed by record trading volumes, the New York Stock Exchange had to shut down for part of each week to allow the back office to catch up with the pace of

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FCA declines to directly regulate market data prices

A year-long investigation by the UK regulator to determine whether competition is hindered in the wholesale data markets has concluded with its decision not to directly regulate much-maligned data pricing and licensing structures.

Waters Wrap: Inside the mind of the CTO

After having one-on-one conversations with eight different senior bank technologists, Anthony explains how these execs look at innovation strategy from a philosophical perspective.

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