Digitalization and Transformation Innovation Hub
Brought to you by WatersTechnology, this Innovation Hub provides in-depth insights on how financial firms are using cutting-edge technologies to make actionable investment and operational decisions, with focus on machine learning, AI, robotics, cognitive computing, automation, data analytics and much more.
As interest in cryptocurrency trading refuses to wither, despite a bearish year, traders are increasingly calling for institutional-grade tooling from traditional markets to further develop the asset class.
Financial technology and engineering expert Jim Northey will lead the technical committee behind ISO 20022.
As strides are being made to encourage greater institutional participation in the trading of cryptocurrencies, Wei-Shen ponders whether the crypto space will end up looking exactly like the traditional financial ecosystem.
The bank is one-third of the way through a three-year project to re-engineer its data management processes to become a more data-driven business.
At the recent Waters USA event, experts discussed how firms can leverage technology innovation to guide the data digitization process, and where human intervention remains important.
Turning traditional assets into digitally traded data is one of the most commonly cited benefits of emerging technology, including distributed ledgers. But the reality is that the process is far more difficult than it seems.
The physical infrastructure will enable faster connectivity to global locations.
The network provider estimates the global cost of fund distribution could be reduced by as much as $4.35 billion.
WatersTechnology speaks with data specialists from all parts of the capital markets in an in-depth examination of deep learning's impact in finance.
He found fame as the mind behind C++, one of the most popular programming languages ever created. But today, Bjarne Stroustrup is a managing director at Morgan Stanley where he works to create more efficient and secure technology infrastructures.
Although institutional interest in cryptocurrency trading has grown, the development of the custody space, in particular, is crucial for its next phase of evolution.
Anthony and James look news pertaining to cryptocurriences and blockchain deployments, as well as AI and cloud.
The platform automatically parses regulations to figure out their relevancy to a firm.
A new study finds that while large asset managers are investing in big data analytics and alternative data, it’s a fraught process.
While economic measures might place markets in Kenya, Tanzania, Palestine and elsewhere firmly in the “emerging” bracket, their use of technology is anything but.
The testing will include 15 global banks and is aimed to end by the first quarter of 2019.
The crypto markets need a body that fulfils the role of depositories adequately, say settlement specialists
Banks are looking to cash in on the alternative data boom, but an in-depth investigation of the alternative data market shows that they may be in for an uphill battle to claim territory.
Also: Trading Technologies is developing an OMS for the sell side and Orbital Insight is embracing a platform-as-a-service model.
With the alternative data industry projected to be worth over $350 million by 2020, it's time to consider whether financial services is on the brink of its own Cambridge Analytica moment or if it is simply time for an alt data ethics evaluation.
AMF chairman Robert Ophèle says data quality and completeness pose problems for regulatory evaluations of Mifid II transparency requirements, and that regulators will review frameworks following Brexit.
The application will provide professional investors with personalized business insights, using AI-driven technology.
Usman Khan sits down with WatersTechnology to discuss how the vendor will look to change course in 2019 and focus on the development of the Alfa platform.
Banks and exchanges turn to new technologies to enhance workflows, but it's still early days for the virtual trading floor.
As Waters celebrates its 25th anniversary, James increasingly sees an industry more excited about technology than ever—and with good reason.
During his keynote address at EFIS, Virgin Atlantic’s head of data and insight revealed the airline’s approach to data management and innovation.