Wei-Shen and Tony talk about WatersTech’s three biggest stories of the week.
Big speed-ups for quantum-powered models could prompt bigger questions from regulators.
Evolutions in the realms of cloud, AI, and surveillance/encryption are making the possibility of a decentralized trading ecosystem more real. Anthony looks at how progress in these areas—as well as the interoperability push—will forever change the…
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…
The tech giant believes a hub-and-spoke model is the future of trading. In part, it is using its new cloud offering to lure financial services firms that are looking to open remote offices to find new talent.
The regulator is ditching its legacy architecture to cope with massive volumes of reported data and new supervisory responsibilities.
In recent years, the major cloud providers have expanded their service offerings specific to capital markets firms. Some industry observers believe it’s just a matter of time until they get involved in market data M&A activity.
Lawmakers have signaled a readiness to act as finance chiefs warn of heightened cyber risks.
Wei-Shen and Tony discuss the trade-offs between privacy and remote working and some of the concerns app interoperability could bring about.
Aiden, a trading platform launched last year, is the product of five years of experimentation with deep learning by RBC Capital Markets on top of an additional five years of hypothesizing about what best execution would one day require.
While some technology vendors say video communication surveillance can help monitor serious compliance breaches, others see such data as a source of additional contextual information.
Wei-Shen and Tony once again talk about mental health at the workplace and how firms should encourage their staff.
HKEx is looking to leverage smart contracts for its Synapse platform. Sell-side participants are generally positive as to the reasoning behind the build, but observers warn the ambitious project still has challenges to overcome.
The Frankfurt-based asset manager is using machine learning to look at the performance of stocks with low returns, high-growth.
Traditionally quants have learnt to pick data apart. Soon they might spend more time making it up
How the Covid-19 pandemic accelerated the digital transformation and the move to cloud-based services for capital markets firms, and the extent to which such offerings will continue to find traction across the industry.
As Anthony tries to explain, information is an ecosystem that every single person plays an active part in.
The asset management arm of Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China is enhancing its NLP models to solve complex, non-linear challenges such as overfitting.
The data vendor’s product is its first that aims to sort what it believes to be truly innovative companies from the pack.
A look at some of the key people moves from this week, including Elizabeth Pritchard (pictured), who joins Bitvore as CEO.
A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
Concerns about data leakage have driven some users to rival privacy-focused messaging apps like Telegram and Signal, as WhatsApp policy changes come into force on May 15.
On this episode of the Wavelength Podcast, Wei-Shen brings on Annie Wu, who works on all of WatersTechnology’s events, to chat about the challenges of running a virtual event.