Because it’s easier to switch tech providers, and because the pandemic is helping to push firms to want tools delivered as a service, and because of new rules, and because of mounting challenges from startup fintech companies, Anthony says that incumbent…
After DBS switched supplier, a row broke out, raising questions about entertainment and influence
Managers adopting ESG metrics in counterparty evaluations may exclude dealers that aren’t up to scratch
Despite the development of digital assets overall, and interest in cryptocurrencies remaining strong among individual investors and niche firms, widespread institutional adoption remains muted. Wei-Shen Wong looks at the tools being developed to support…
Veteran risk manager and former trader Senthil Kumar gives his views on “intelligent” risk-taking.
After pairings of the Options-Activ, Exegy-Vela, and now Pico-Redline, Anthony wonders whether the next wave of consolidation will involve the biggest tech and market data players.
Last year, the low-cost data vendor filed for—and emerged from—Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection after facing financial woes and a lawsuit from former investors. This new iteration will be led by several execs from broker Gain Capital.
Join WatersTechnology for a look back at the most absurd stories of the year—Reddit/GameStop, the advent of meme stocks, and QAnon—and what they mean for you.
Now that cloud has become widely adopted by financial firms, Big Tech companies are seeking to leverage their other services to become more ingrained in the workflows of the capital markets.
To show how ML and NLP are spreading across the industry, WatersTechnology highlights 20 stories from the last 12 months that feature unique uses of AI.
In Anthony’s mind, eight topics will dominate the headlines in the New Year. They are…
Start-up exchanges are looking at how to offer different types of trading methodologies and contracts to the marketplace. At the same time, decentralized finance and digital assets are shaping the future of all financial exchanges, and there is plenty of…
For decades, market data platforms have been critical components of financial firms’ trading infrastructures. But with changing user needs and emerging technologies gaining ground, will the platforms of the past be replaced by upstart challengers—or can…
As data and analytics change, so too must the CDO function. Anthony also looks at the appointment of Lynn Martin as president of NYSE.
Leveraging AWS’s presence on Wall Street, Data Exchange has the potential to shake up traditional financial data delivery and contracts, if it can add relevant content and overcome challenges like real-time streaming and connectivity in the cloud.
Portware is already integrated with fixed-income electronic trading platform Trumid, as well as Tradeweb, MarketAxess, and Bloomberg.
OpEd by Sam Clapp, Mizuho Americas equities, and Don Hundley, Japan head of Mizuho equities electronic trading
A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
The world’s biggest banks want the new talent to possess at least some open-source technology skills, which was unthinkable a decade ago. It’s a win for advanced open-source practitioners, but how did it materialize? The answer is likely a not-so-even…
Once the target for acquisition, Trading Technologies is now on the lookout for companies it will look to acquire to expand its asset class coverage. Anthony explores what that might mean for the industry.
A summary of some of the past week's financial technology news.
Anthony explores some of the unanswered questions—and potential ripple effects—that come with the new partnership between CME and Google.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Justin Brickwood (pictured), who joins Rimes as head of benchmark data services.
For years, brokers have offered suites of algorithms, each geared toward a certain strategy and outcome. Now, firms are compressing these into multifaceted algorithms that can switch between different strategies or markets in response to trading…