Afshar, a former academic and Goldman Sachs exec, will be responsible for building a proprietary AI platform and supporting team of data scientists.
The new dataset provides signals based on sentiment analysis of statements made during corporate earnings announcements.
The data and trading technology management veteran returns to the firm where he spent 11 years earlier in his career.
Intercontinental Exchange has never been shy about making waves. But its recent swathe of acquisitions in the data space have raised the profile of its data business significantly. Max Bowie speaks with Lynn Martin, head of ICE Data Services, about the challenge of pulling together those disparate acquisitions into a cohesive whole. Photos by Amy Fletcher
Market participants are also concerned about the industry's ability to introduce changes such as instant settlement.
James and Anthony talk about the looming Sibos event in Toronto and take a look at some recent M&A activity and blockchain developments in the capital markets.
Financial Conduct Authority has started issuing approvals to entities that applied to act as ARMs under Mifid II.
As digital natives, the younger generation is not used to being given guidelines on how to use technology within a firm, panelists said.
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While at Sibos Toronto, James shares some interviews covering topics on blockchain, fintechs and cybersecurity.Subscribe to Weekly Wrap emails