This Week: Janus/SS&C; Wolters Kluwer; Tora/Neptune; Standard Chartered/Northern Trust; SimCorp; & More
A summary of some of the past week's financial technology news.
The full platform, leveraging an open API architecture and multiple third-party providers, will enter beta testing in early 2021.
Lin, the founder of a Singaporean HFT firm, joins to talk about why banks struggle with innovation, and how he wants to use tech for altruistic purposes.
Making remote working a success—The effect of the past seven months on the financial services industry
This webinar explores how industry professionals are optimising business technology in a remote working environment, and what new tools and apps have proven to be effective
Vendors don’t release new products or updates without putting their software through rigorous testing. What does that testing involve, and what different approaches do companies employ? Max Bowie finds out.
Agent-based modeling has taken root seemingly everywhere throughout the last decade, from theoretical physics, to military operations, to public health, to ride-sharing apps like Uber, and to a much lesser extent, finance. However, a year such as 2020…
Boston-based Changebridge Capital is using a hybrid approach to find investment opportunities in misunderstood small- and mid-cap companies.
The survey reveals that capital markets firms are focused on optimizing the benefits arising from the explosion of data and new technologies that have the potential to transform businesses. Data consumption continues to evolve and increase. Market…
S&P and IHS Markit may have agreed to their takeover deal, but there may yet be some surprises before the deal actually closes. Max ponders what might lie in store for the companies over the next six months.
Market participants say Esma’s latest efforts to address the cost and complexity of market data fees don’t address the root of the problem.
Anthony provides some of his initial questions and thoughts following the S&P-IHS Markit deal. He also takes a second look at AML technology after getting some sage feedback.
The deal reflects the broader trend of market participants pursuing scale to create true front-to-back trading and data environments, which may signal a trading platform acquisition in the future—though the IHS Markit acquisition may face regulatory…
JP Morgan Chase's head of AI technology and Deutsche Bank's head of innovation for the Americas at Deutsche Bank join to talk about AI, cloud, and more.
Sell-side firms and data providers are increasingly experimenting with natural-language generation to create new forms of automatically curated reports, emails and alerts, but the technique comes with significant challenges.
CEO Mark Hepsworth explains the branding change and what drove the vendor's decision.
The data provider is using natural language generation to summarize news articles and write automated stories.
The new offering blends existing Axioma risk models into a single, nuanced risk assessment.
Facteus officials say Bloomberg's clients will benefit from being able to assess the impact of consumer-spending data on macroeconomic indicators.
The QED team within the asset manager is aligning its focus next year to deliver a holistic AI platform to its investment professionals—including a recommendation engine.
A look at some of the key people moves from this week, including Sheryl Hawk (pictured), who has been appointed vice president of customer success at MackeyRMS.
After its acquisitions of Red Hat and Promontory, IBM is looking to expand its footprint in the capital markets through containerization, as well as reg reporting in the cloud.
Anthony says that while machine-learning models have been hit-and-miss during the pandemic, NLP is taking on greater importance. He also looks at how exchanges are looking to move their core matching engines to the cloud.
Some holiday banter about ESG and how it's portrayed in the news.
Quants wrestle with how far into the past their machine learning models should peer.