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.
This year, natural language processing came to the fore in capital markets, helping firms of all kinds parse huge, unstructured datasets.
Sell-side firms and data providers are increasingly experimenting with natural-language generation to create new forms of automatically curated reports, emails and alerts, but the technique comes with significant challenges.
Anthony says that while machine-learning models have been hit-and-miss during the pandemic, NLP is taking on greater importance. He also looks at how exchanges are looking to move their core matching engines to 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.
Anthony takes a look at some interesting chatbot use cases that are beginning to bear fruit.
A look at some of the past week’s financial technology news.
The bank's AI-powered research chatbot, developed with Symphony Communications, acts as a personalized research assistant and will soon be rolled out to external clients.
Anthony explores some of the questions raised by Refinitiv's plan to move away from Eikon and Thomson One. He also looks at data governance trends, and asks why the FIGI is having such a tough time gaining acceptance.
The two banks outline their ambitious data governance programs, which make business professionals culpable for their organization's data decisions.
As CFTC commissioner Rostin Behnam’s report on climate risk to the financial system is published, WatersTechnology speaks to Behnam about data, greenwashing, and gaining support in Washington.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Katherine Wetmur (pictured), who has been appointed head of technology and operations risk at Morgan Stanley.
Anthony Malakian looks at the industry’s digital rights project and new tech platforms that aim to revolutionize the capital markets.
What if you could create your ideal, fully-functional application without writing a single line of code? With low-code and no-code platforms, you can—with a catch … or two, or three, or four.
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?
Morgan's Morphir offering is a transparency and efficiency tool for both users and developers; EPAM's GLUE is aimed at the buy side.
Competing platforms could split the market for new issuance in Europe and the US.
Investment firms are making changes to their risk reports, stress tests and concentration limits.
Anthony Malakian examines how firms are racing to the cloud to roll out new market data services. He also looks at ChartIQ's name change, the regulatory reporting space, and Lazard's Covid-19 data rollout.
The nonprofit is reaching out to regulators to determine where open source could ease regulatory burdens on financial institutions, while keeping them competitive with tech companies.
The global market index firm is quantifying innovative investments and mapping them to a company’s performance.
As 'years' of tech investment pays off amid the coronavirus pandemic, Morgan Stanley eyes tools that can help it identify business process efficiencies.