A look at some of the key people moves from this week, including Steven Nichols (pictured) who has been appointed head of NLP and unstructured data at Liquidnet.
The pandemic has caused setbacks in electronification and streaming in the US government bonds market.
NatWest, XTX Markets and others are developing new outsourcing models for tech.
Due to the pandemic and rapid advancements in the fields of AI and mobile technology, regulators in the US and Europe have unique challenges on their hands.
Not having specific requirements and procedures for firms to refer to ended up putting some funds in a tough place during the pandemic’s early days.
Some users favor a licence fee over per-trade charging—and have forced vendors to make the switch.
Firms are investing in new solutions for monitoring the front office in lockdown conditions, but the latest technologies raise concerns about privacy and intrusion.
If hedge funds and VCs tighten their spending in 2020—a likely outcome—it could be the alternative data market taking the brunt of the punishment.
A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
An examination as to how the buy side is embracing algo wheels and where the challenges still remain.
What does the bourse’s planned purchase of the data giant mean for clients and the industry going forward?
As global banks seek to promote trade finance as an investable asset class to the buy side, the sector’s lack of technology and data infrastructure have come to light.
Traditionally, the core of the US market data ecosystem has been the SIP feeds that consolidate data from all US exchanges. But as the cost of exchange data continues to rise, some firms are finding the US consolidated tapes to be a SIP that’s hard to…
With Mifid II's deadline in the rear-view mirror, Hamad Ali gives a "State of the Union" for the fixed-income market and electronic trading platforms.
Ross joins Greenwich Associates after more than 25 years woirking in capital markets data, technology and research roles.
Open Platform: Starting Blocks and Auction Blocks - The Importance of a Strong Start and Finish in Setting Prices
Oliver Albers, vice president of Global Information Services at Nasdaq, argues the case for the value of opening and closing auction processes, and the value of the data they create.
MiFID II’s ban on broker-subsidized free research will leave sell-side firms with a multitude of challenges—not least how to price research so as not to lose customers who might direct trading elsewhere, without appearing to incentivize clients to trade…
From trade reporting to best execution requirements, the fixed-income market is going to change in 2018...but what that change will look like is still to be determined.
Max Bowie explores the opportunities arising from new, alternative datasets, and the challenges of managing them.
New technology platforms and models are finally starting to have an impact on the fixed-income market's historic trouble spots.
Everyone wants to point the finger at something, or someone, when it comes to flash crashes, but sometimes it's not that simple.
The study shows that consolidated feed usage continues to grow to serve business expansion and regulatory needs, and is more widely used than much-hyped ultra-low-latency feeds.
Institutional investors represent 36 percent of a total $2.1 trillion US ETF pool.
Accenture and Greenwich Associates find data quality and costs are greater concerns