A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news
In addition to growing their cloud presence in the capital markets, Big Tech companies are, unsurprisingly, taking the lead on encryption and security in the cloud. Anthony sees positives and negatives. He also looks at bank-led consortiums.
Sources say initiative is designed to fend off higher fees and disintermediation in case established multi-dealer platforms start trading CLOs.
The workflow shortens the time it takes for investors to trade KTBs, and can be tweaked to suit other emerging bond markets.
Buy-sider traders remain skeptical of the benefits of algo execution for credit derivatives.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Karen Tierney (pictured), who joins Alpima as chief product officer.
While not a fan of blockchain, Anthony looks at some potential use-cases for the tool in the world of capital markets. He also gives his thoughts on Broadridge’s soon-to-launch LTX platform.)
Entering a saturated market of electronic trading technology this summer, the new AI-powered platform must clear several hurdles before it can declare success.
Market participants say the price hikes reflect the struggle among regulatory reporting service providers to run sustainable and profitable businesses.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Von M. Hughes (pictured), who has been appointed to Tradeweb’s board of directors as an independent director.
Ion Group has acquired Dash Financial. Whether or not this ends up being a good marriage will come down to the people making the tech platforms, Anthony says.
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.
The pandemic has caused setbacks in electronification and streaming in the US government bonds market.
What do Liquidnet and Trading Technologies (and others) have in common? Anthony explains. He also discusses advancement—and disillusionment—in the quantum space.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Vijay Mayadas (pictured) who has been appointed president of capital markets at Broadridge.
AFM suggests some liquidity aggregators should be classified as organized trading facilities.
Officials say the move makes Tradeweb the only platform to offer electronic trading in Chinese bonds via two different channels.
Some users favor a licence fee over per-trade charging—and have forced vendors to make the switch.
Sources say the exchange group’s scaleback is a result of pricing wars, unsustainable business models, and the realities of commercially supporting a regulatory reporting business.
Aggregators are facing resistance from venues and attracting the attention of regulators.