The pace of change—in politics and in fintech—over the past few years has been breathtaking. Jo finds out at NAFIS, however, that some things never change.
Bloomberg’s SSEOMS will dissolve by April 2021, which means its clients are on the prowl for alternatives.
With alternative data on every firm’s agenda, Max looks at efforts designed to make it easier to integrate new data sources into investment strategies, and why standards for alternative data represent an important step forward.
FpML has been a key enabler of automation in the derivatives industry, but its value could be further enhanced by providing value-added web services with open connectivity.
Anthony explains some of the structural changes taking place at WatersTechnology.
This year’s North American Financial Information Summit saw C-level execs from the buy and sell sides come together to talk about data needs.
Flexibility is key when navigating the Chinese water, says Wei-Shen Wong.
Max Bowie highlights some of the biggest stories from the May issue of Waters.
The flavor of the week among investment banks is not to be a bank, but a tech company. While the numbers are starting to back that claim up, so are the risks involved, writes James Rundle.
The financial industry has traditionally lagged in adopting open technologies, but its continued evolution may rely on one, in particular, argues Lisa Iagatta, chair of ISITC North America.
It’s a heady time for those developing data standards, but Jamie Hyman says standards leaders need to agree about what “open” means, or they risk getting bogged down in semantics.
Financial firms often look to Asia for expansion because of the compelling size of the region’s markets. Wei-Shen details how it could prove harder than it seems.
Max previews the first issue of the relaunched magazine, and extends a welcome.
If you want the definition of a circular argument, talk to anyone involved with clearing about resilience and recovery. But more pernicious risks remain unaddressed.
Many companies are excellent at talking the talk, but few can walk the walk when it comes to diversity.
UBS Asset Management’s data chief sets out his recommendations for using alternative data in the investment process.
While no one involved in the building of the stalled Consolidated Audit Trail is free from blame, Anthony says there are reasons to believe the CAT won’t ever materialize, regardless of the plan processor.
Traders in the US, Europe and Asia behave differently. Wei-Shen Wong finds out how cultural differences can influence the popularity of certain algorithms.
Introducing WatersTechnology, our new monthly magazine that brings together fintech and data journalism like no other.
Financial firms aren't the only organizations making strategic moves to overcome challenges and increase quality.
The SGX is focusing on "smaller" projects, rather than big-bang investments as it seeks to renovate and integrate its technology.
Returning to the original mission seems to be a theme for 2019.
As 5G networks come to fruition, Anthony says that people, companies and governments will need to be aware of the privacy and security concerns raised by this new wave of technology.
Evolution takes different forms within capital markets.