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.
Anthony previews some of the major trend topics that WatersTechnology will look to cover over the next eight months.
Broadridge’s acquisition of Itiviti presents many opportunities but also raises many questions about the combined company’s future. For a glimpse into that future, Wei-Shen Wong takes a look into Itiviti’s past.
New interface will standardize notifications, user interactions and content presentation.
Anthony first looks at the data storage space, explaining that fees are likely to increase for buy- and sell-side firms in the near-term. He also wonders if there’s a market in the terminal/workstation space for innovative startups to gain traction. As…
Robert Wigley, chairman at UK Finance, joins the podcast to talk about how companies can appeal to new and young talent.
The asset manager is using machine learning to estimate carbon footprints for companies that do not report emissions.
The comms provider may have to register its RFQ workflow and messaging tool as a Sef, or perhaps permanently shut down the business line.
While Christopher Giancarlo says distributed ledger technology could’ve helped prime brokers better monitor their risk exposures to Archegos Capital Management, Anthony (and others) are not so sure about that. He also looks at the Broadridge-Itiviti deal.
Although many banks and asset managers still prefer to build models in-house, off-the-shelf products are maturing.
GTCOM-US, once a bespoke alt data shop for the buy side, has narrowed its offering to focus on Chinese datasets as the largest alt data players get even bigger.
The former CFTC chair says managing collateral by using distributed ledger technology would enable the better oversight of risks.
In addition to growing their cloud presence in the capital markets, Big Tech companies are, unsurprisingly, taking the lead on encryption and security in the cloud. Anthony sees positives and negatives. He also looks at bank-led consortiums.
Having signed a trio of new banks to its financial services-specific cloud, the computing giant is betting on cutting-edge technologies like confidential computing to entice banks threatened by big tech firms.
Sources say initiative is designed to fend off higher fees and disintermediation in case established multi-dealer platforms start trading CLOs.
Augmenting graph analytics with AI can detect more complicated anomalies, vendors say.
Industry groups and tech experts are worried that proposed last-minute changes will introduce new risks.
Cusip’s Matthew Bastian explains that a tokenized asset offering is not the same as other products that get tagged as being a digital asset. The differences are becoming more important as the capital markets industry continues to explore these new…
Private stocks are opaque, illiquid, behave differently from public markets, and lack the same infrastructure as public marketplaces, creating back-office integration challenges for firms that want to trade these stocks in a more liquid manner. But as…