A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news
Private stocks are opaque, illiquid, behave differently from public markets, and lack the same infrastructure as public marketplaces, creating back-office integration challenges for firms that want to trade these stocks in a more liquid manner. But as…
A look at some of the key “people moves” from this week, including Dave Conner (pictured), who joins BestEx Research as managing director of client services.
Anthony takes a look at an interesting announcement between FactSet and Microsoft and what it could hint at as to Microsoft’s future in the capital markets. He also examines Algorithmics in the year after the SS&C acquisition.
Trading in large, privately-held stocks has hitherto been the domain of large private equity investors. A new technology platform aims to make these markets more accessible to broker-dealers by integrating with the back-office processes that firms…
Last year, most (if not all) financial technology providers either completed or started major projects that involved moving their products and services to the cloud. WatersTechnology looks at 15 of the more interesting cloud-migration initiatives from…
FactSet’s mapping service, Concordance, can be used on its own or with Snowflake’s cloud, enabling users to apply the offering to other datasets in Snowflake’s ecosystem.
Anthony takes a look at some of the major projects that involved application interoperability from last year. The list includes feats by Goldman Sachs, BlackRock, Barclays, ICE, State Street, Refinitiv, and FactSet.
Vendors don’t release new products or updates without putting their software through rigorous testing. What does that testing involve, and what different approaches do companies employ? Max Bowie finds out.
Anthony provides some of his initial questions and thoughts following the S&P-IHS Markit deal. He also takes a second look at AML technology after getting some sage feedback.
Because of its acquisition and subsequent rebrand, Refinitiv is being forced to change instances of its old branding that remain embedded in many of its APIs. This might sound like a simple change, but end-users are worried that it could be a costly fix.
A summary of some of the past week's financial technology news.
The asset manager has adopted materiality tools, industry handbooks, and NLP techniques to help navigate ESG data limitations.
Instead of waiting for data quality to be sufficient to power AI models, those at the cutting edge are building models to bridge the gaps in the data, and apply it to more sophisticated use cases.
An assortment of AI experts talk about various machine learning and NLP opportunities and challenges.
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The vendor says it will be the first major data provider to deliver a ticker plant running completely in the cloud.
The EU authority is buying three datasets from the vendor, which it will use to track supply chain risk in the single market.
Anthony explores how Snowflake is trying to win over business in the cap markets, talks about the reference data space, and examines a new breed of data vendors.
Snowflake is already working with the New York Stock Exchange on how to make its data easier to access for the pair’s overlapping clients.