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Bank-backed Versana takes aim at syndicated loan tech
Born from a consortium that includes JP Morgan and Bank of America, Versana aims to bring up-to-date and permissioned data to the syndicated loan market—the first step to a more transparent and faster operating market.
AFTAs 2022: Best AI/machine learning initiative—Bank of America
AFTAs 2022: Best analytics initiative—Bank of America
Project: Connect Studio—Analytics
Waters Wrap: Are consortiums more viable in today’s tech environment?
Rishi Nangalia and Nilesh Nanavati, founding partners of advisory firm OpCo, say that while consortium projects are popular in the capital markets, most fail to get off the ground. Can that be prevented?
All the pieces fit: connecting trader voice and messaging across workflows
Cloud9 expands Symphony's communication channels to trader voice, in an effort to simplify workflows as Wall Street struggles with compliant communications.
LiquidityBook looks to displace Fidessa as sell-side OMS of choice
What began as a small buy-side technology offering, now has ambitions to oust Fidessa in the sell-side OMS space. LiquidityBook, now armed with a handful of ex-Fidessa employees, has secured the product expertise. Can it secure the clients?
Waters Wrap: Where have all the (data) cowboys gone?
Industry veterans says there’s a dearth of market data management talent in the lower ranks. Following Max Bowie’s coverage, Anthony explores some other reasons for this brain drain.
Waters Wrap: The buy side, the changing nature of buy v. build, and how fintech has evolved
Neal Pawar, the former CTO of AQR and current COO of Qontigo, chats with Anthony about some of the major trends that are changing how asset managers interact with the vendor community, and how this shift mirrors the most significant evolutions in capital…
Rival platforms battle to control electronic trading of CLOs
Octaura has the backing of dealers, while Kopentech is leaning into its buy-side roots
People Moves: Tradeweb, Ion, Burton-Taylor, HKEx, and more
A look at some of the key people moves from this week, including Thomas Pluta (pictured), who joins Tradeweb as president-elect.
Sell-Side Technology Awards 2022 Winners' Circle: Bank of America
Connect Studio: the art of the possible
Project Octopus becomes Octaura, killing BofA’s Instinct platform and Citi Velocity trading protocol
Backed by the banks in the Project Octopus consortium, the new, independent company will launch this year with a focus on new trading protocols and integrated data analytics. At the same time, Bank of America will sunset its single-dealer loan trading…
People Moves: Deutsche Börse, Talos, Gresham, Tradefeedr, and more
A look at some of the key people moves from this week, including Shannon Johnston (pictured), who joins Deutsche Börse as chair of the supervisory board's technology committee.
Banks eye ‘nirvana’ in machine-executable swaps reporting
Coded reporting requirements could save banks “millions” in compliance costs, bank execs say.
People Moves: HKEx, FCA, Clear Street, and more
A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Prerak Sanghvi (pictured), who joins Clear Street as vice president of engineering.
This Week: Bloomberg; Charles River, DTCC, SmartStream & More
A summary of the latest financial technology news.
Barclays (and others) strive for machine learning at quantum speed
Embryonic work on quantum neural networks raises hope of faster, more accurate models
The good, the bad, and the ugly of financial democratization
From crypto and Web3 to Robinhood and Reddit, democratization underscores it all. While it’s a largely benign concept that aims to level the playing field between institutions and individuals, it’s also really hard to get right.
Banks offer crypto clearing but, shhh, don’t tell
Top dealers clear crypto futures for select clients despite smorgasbord of risks
People Moves: Exegy, Luma, Capco, CAIS and more
A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Julian Elliot (pictured), who joins Integral as senior product officer.
Bank of Montreal begins 2nd phase of cloud migration and development strategy
Similar to its competitors, BMO wants the future development of financial services tools to be cloud-native. The bank expects 30% of workflows to be moved to the cloud within three years.