A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Linda Huber (pictured), who joins FactSet as chief financial officer.
The platform operator plans to extend its all-to-all corporate bond trading expertise to the loan market, which lags other fixed-income instruments in both tech adoption and the level of transparency.
Anthony says that if trading firms want to take advantage of new datasets in fixed income and advancements in machine learning, they’re going to first have to embrace interoperability.
A look at some of the key people moves from this week, including Michelle Neal (pictured), who has joined enterprise software vendor LedgerEdge as CEO of US operations.
Anthony takes a look at some major CEO changes from the last year, and what those moves might mean for clients of those vendors.
Traditionally, sell-side front offices have been forced to make difficult choices between single integrated trading platforms and discrete modular applications designed to support specialist front-office functions such as trading and execution management…
As buy-side firms strive to stand out in a maturing ESG-driven market, they will look for data in areas where coverage is still poor.
The tech giant believes a hub-and-spoke model is the future of trading. In part, it is using its new cloud offering to lure financial services firms that are looking to open remote offices to find new talent.
Traditionally quants have learnt to pick data apart. Soon they might spend more time making it up
A summary of some of the past week's financial technology news.
Anthony previews some of the major trend topics that WatersTechnology will look to cover over the next eight months.
While Christopher Giancarlo says distributed ledger technology could’ve helped prime brokers better monitor their risk exposures to Archegos Capital Management, Anthony (and others) are not so sure about that. He also looks at the Broadridge-Itiviti deal.
In addition to growing their cloud presence in the capital markets, Big Tech companies are, unsurprisingly, taking the lead on encryption and security in the cloud. Anthony sees positives and negatives. He also looks at bank-led consortiums.
Having signed a trio of new banks to its financial services-specific cloud, the computing giant is betting on cutting-edge technologies like confidential computing to entice banks threatened by big tech firms.
Sources say initiative is designed to fend off higher fees and disintermediation in case established multi-dealer platforms start trading CLOs.
IBM’s general manager of global banking joins to talk about challenges and opportunities surrounding public cloud adoption and containerization.
In this profile of the Intercontinental Exchange, Lynn Martin explains how the company’s ICE Data Services unit is creating a unified offering with fixed income data at its core, after a series of acquisitions that began with its purchase of IDC in 2015.
After its acquisitions of Red Hat and Promontory, IBM is looking to expand its footprint in the capital markets through containerization, as well as reg reporting in the cloud.
Anthony wonders if AML platforms are being scrutinized enough by banks and regulators, then looks at Wells Fargo's tapping of HPR for its quant division and Northern Trust’s blockchain plans.
An assortment of AI experts talk about various machine learning and NLP opportunities and challenges.
Waters Wrap: How Cloud, APIs, and Open Source Are Changing the World of Fintech (And Blockchain's ZTA Play)
Anthony looks at how the lines that have traditionally defined the world of "fintech" are blurring. Also, can blockchain help with ZTA's advancement?
Competing platforms could split the market for new issuance in Europe and the US.
Waters Wrap: Banks Increasingly Lean on Vendors for 'Moonshots' (And Office Space Concerns & Symphony's KYC Play)
Anthony says that plenty of innovative projects are currently underway in the capital markets, it's just that banks are relying more heavily on vendors for those moonshots.