While progress was made in the desktop application interoperability space in the last year, Anthony Malakian says 2020 is likely to see some major developments that will help to push this movement forward.
Anthony explains why it's important to keep an eye on acquired firms long after the ink has dried on the deal.
WatersTechnology spent three months examining Fidessa to see what has transpired inside the vendor since the Ion acquisition. During a period of great change, a lot of questions—and worry—remain.
The EMS provider is looking to build out its suite of solutions for the buy side, including a new algo wheel and visualization tools.
Anthony reflects on the value and importance of people in technology, and remembers Waters staff and conference attendees who died on September 11, 2001.
A look at some of the key "people moves" over the past week, including Asif Alam (pictured), who joins Crux Informatics.
Current and former employees of the London-based software provider say around 400 employees have left in the last year.
Acquisition gives Ion a near monopoly in energy trading and risk software
This year's SST Awards were held on the afternoon of April 12 in London. Here are this year's 31 category winners.
Calculating the effects of 2018’s spectacular industry-wide spending spree.
Nearly one year on from the fundamental changes to Europe’s trading rulebook brought about by Mifid II, its overall impact is still unclear. Although experts talk of greater transparency in the markets, it’s had its share of issues, some of which are…
The pair--who share common backgrounds in the industry--will contribute to expanding the startup and driving client adoption.
The story of how the double volume cap began is just as important as what's happened in 2018.
FCA report find that growth in periodic auction trading is not a result of dark-trading bans.
The fintech landscape has changed markedly in recent months as a result of M&A activity. Here are five of the most notable deals.
BNP will offer Fidessa's front office execution platform for derivatives to its global client base.
After its eleventh-hour bid deal for Fidessa fell through, SS&C is back on the hunt for an acquisition (or acquisitions). Anthony and James speculate on what that could mean for the industry.
SS&C CEO Bill Stone said that the company is flush with cash after the failed Fidessa bid and will look to use it to continue its acquisition spree.
Anthony and James look at some of the negative effects of bitcoin mining and take a quick look at Fidessa’s new suitors.
Esma has released the first figures to support Mifid II’s caps on the percentage of equities trading that can be transacted on dark pools. However, critics warn that although the delay has given Esma more time to validate data and clean up queries, the…
Anthony Malakian says that in just the first two months of 2018, some big headlines are proving just how effective fintechs are at competing with the big players in the capital markets space.
Led by OpenFin, FDC3—which includes the likes of RBC, JPMorgan, AllianceBernstein, Citadel and Barclays—aims to create a common language for desktop app interoperability.
European regulator sends a message to the market that Mifid II will be enforced with this data release, experts say.
Waters examines how this recent wave of consolidation is different than previous periods of contraction.