A summary of the latest financial technology news.
In the absence of a consolidated tape for debt securities in the EU, vendors with different approaches to distributing fixed-income market data are emerging.
A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
Managing Data Assets in 2021—Building an Effective Framework for Successful Data Governance and Sharing Best Practices
This webinar explores how data analytics and artificial intelligence tools can help buy-side firms identify hidden value within their data and how buy-side firms can enhance existing business processes by improving data quality
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.
Quants wrestle with how far into the past their machine learning models should peer.
As CFTC commissioner Rostin Behnam’s report on climate risk to the financial system is published, WatersTechnology speaks to Behnam about data, greenwashing, and gaining support in Washington.
Many quants contend that you must be able to interpret machine learning in order to use it.
The latest big idea in machine learning is to automate the drudge work in model-building for quants
A lack of clarity about the UK’s departure from the European Union is an ongoing source of concern for the financial services industry, leading to continuing questions around investor protection, transition costs and regulatory obligations.
The importance of adaptability for equities market participants is only set to increase as Mifid II changes the landscape, says TradeTech panel.
Why the lack of gender diversity in finance leads to less revenue for the buy side.
Panellists at this year's TradeTech conference in Paris discuss the important of maintaining the human element of trading over the so-called "Holy Grail" of automation.
How the Swiss giant's information chief derives value in 140 characters or less
Data consumers continued to feel the pressure of tight budgets and new regulation in 2014, but also faced the added pressure of trying to find ways to generate alpha from data within those budgetary constraints.
While banks have been implementing centralized, global infrastructure models for years, uncoordinated and varying regulation is forcing a return to silos and regional thinking. This also has the potential to impact the widespread roll-out of cloud…
The chief investment officer and co-founder of the Allianz-owned bond giant left today in a surprise move, and will join Denver-based asset manager Janus Capital.
German banking and insurance giant Allianz is to use Thomson Reuters' independent pricing service to meet the firm's fixed income pricing data needs around valuation and meeting international accounting standards.
The global insurance and asset management giant says it will use Thomson Reuters Pricing Service (TPRS), covering 2.5 million fixed income securities, derivatives, and bank loans, to meet valuation, reporting and regulatory requirements.
Investment manager Allianz Global Investors is in the final stages of a multi-year project to centralize market data management across its operations in Europe, Asia and the US to deliver a global view of its market data spend across the organization and…
As 2013 draws to a close, we look back over the year's coverage, and focus on the buy-side executives profiled for the magazine's monthly cover story.
For the December issue of Waters, Tim Murray profiled Allianz CIO Ralf Schneider. Anthony looks at some of the more interesting takeaways.
Whether dramatically reducing Allianz’s datacenter footprint, looking for ways to better incorporate its increasingly sizeable capital-markets subsidiaries, or picking off the right talent, group CIO Ralf Schneider brings unique inspiration─and new…
An IT expert at Allianz Global Investors outlined the challenges of acquiring pre-legal entity identifiers for large numbers of funds and said his firm plans to use a combination of proprietary and vendor technology to integrate the identifiers, at the…