To keep its asset servicing functions running smoothly, Northern Trust is using technology from performance management analysis software vendor Enlighten to identify available resources.
Buy-side firms using AcadiaSoft for Simm calculations must adopt the ORE XML data format.
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While real blockchain rollouts are still few and far between, some firms made progress in 2019. Here are 18 projects in some stage of development.
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.
WatersTechnology looks at 16 projects in the capital markets that involve machine learning to show where the industry is heading.
Northern Trust is doubling down on outsourced trading as asset managers face more margin pressures.
The new service for traders employs time series analysis to forecast rates for securities lending.
The firm is experimenting with the technology, which is slowly being rolled out at retail banks and big tech companies.
Fee compression and regulations have forced some asset managers to rethink what is core to their business, including the trading desk. Enter the outsourced trading desk.
Waters Europe: The firm has developed a recent front-office application in its DevOps cloud, but mustering the courage to invest in new tech and development processes is a consistent internal battle, says CIO.
Confluence provides asset manager clients with automation capabilities for financial and regulatory reporting amid growing pressure and shrinking industry-wide headcount.
Assuming that automated artificial intelligence holds the key to unlocking fragmented datasets, the absence of standardized models coupled with regulatory concerns remain barriers to adoption.
Pete talks about privacy and convenience—and where firms tend to get tripped up when walking this balance beam.
Industry veteran appointed to lead custody bank's US funds services business.
Moving to the public cloud is not as simple as flipping a switch. Anthony Malakian speaks with early public cloud adopters to find out some of the lessons they’ve learned along the way.
Prior to joining Northern Trust, St George has held senior data roles at CME Group, HyperFeed, and FutureSource
This year the bank will roll out a new platform that uses an event-driven architecture to automate workflows in transfer agency.
The bank currently has two blockchain projects in train, for private equity and clearing.
Banks are looking to cash in on the alternative data boom, but an in-depth investigation of the alternative data market shows that they may be in for an uphill battle to claim territory.