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.
Quants are using data on product returns and employee welfare to pick winners.
The newly fledged UK hedge fund has outsourced its portfolio management tech and operations to third parties, a move that has helped it through the coronavirus pandemic.
Some machine learning strategies have coped well, but others began to struggle as panic mounted.
This week's key people moves include former BofA CTO Howard Boville (pictured), who joins IBM Cloud as senior vice president.
Seismic changes in customer behavior are seeing machine learning solutions throw out false positives.
After a decade of supercharging low-latency applications, Wei-Shen Wong explores how FPGAs are pushing into new areas of the capital markets, driven by interest in AI & ML.
Capital markets firms are continually looking for new ways to package and visualize a rising tide of information. It turns out there’s another industry looking to handle the same challenge—the video game industry.
The bank's central data and technology group enables frontline ‘citizen developers’.
ICE Data Services says investors can access its reference data subscription later this year to build out their ESG strategies.
WatersTechnology looks at more than 20 cloud-based projects and initiatives to see how banks, asset managers and vendors are embracing public providers, and the inherent problems involved.
A summary of some of the past week's financial technology news.
As part of its digitization efforts, the bank is looking to video game technology to allow traders to consume more information.
These specialists are touting services for monitoring third parties amid tougher rules on outsourcing risk.
With security, privacy, risk, and control in mind, the duo have teamed up to provide an all-encompassing public cloud utility for the financial sector.
Quants are embracing the idea of ‘model-free’ pricing and deep hedging.