Post-trade company looks to stay ahead of DLT curve with plans to act as CCP for firms trading on permission-based blockchains.
Led by Bryan Cross (pictured), the asset manager's QED team aims to blend quant and fundamental to find unique solutions to new problems.
An examination of how long-serving industry veterans are finding a home at fintech startups.
The investment bank is completing a proof-of-concept with Cloud9, aiming to automate front-office functions.
Also, a look at new hires for IHS Markit, UBS, TickSmith, BitGo and Amber Group.
A deep-dive into how capital markets firms are using open-source tools to experiment with machine learning.
Banks have long been using synthetic data to validate solutions, but tech advancements and regulatory pressure have established this practice as a crucial step in the development and testing of technologies.
Waters Europe: Data requirements are driving better data for consumption across the bank.
In a career spanning more than 20 years, Esler has served in senior market data management roles at some of the biggest banks on Wall Street.
Cohee highlights cloud, big data and machine learning as disruptive changes forcing innovation at financial firms.
Bayesian analysis can replace random forest with a single, powerful tree, writes UBS’s Giuseppe Nuti.
Traders in Europe face rising data acquisition costs and increasing regulatory reporting pressures argue that a pan-European consolidated tape is long overdue.
DTCC can now focus on expanding coverage of the MTU with the addition of leading dealers.
Beatriz Martín, UK CEO and global COO of UBS Investment Bank, received WatersTechnology's woman of the year award at this year's Women in Technology & Data Awards.
The 26 category winners from this year's Women in Technology and Data Awards were announced on the afternoon of March 8 at a sit-down lunch in London.
Tech providers are emerging from all corners as the final phases of initial margin rules closes in, which are expected to capture over 1,000 buy-side and sell-side firms over the next 18 months.
Bryan Cross, who heads UBS Asset Management's QED group, joins to discuss alternative data and AI.
UBS' COO, Beatriz Martín, and Charles Schwab Investment Management's CIO, James Ferrarelli, won the two highest-profile categories of the 2018 AFTAs: best technology executive (sell side) and best technology executive (buy side), respectively.
An industry initiative to start a new US exchange promises much, but it may struggle to deliver without a clearer purpose.
Hughes has spent more than 30 years in senior positions in the banking and financial technology industries.
The performance and risk measurement specialist is also using machine learning to help drill into value-at-risk calculations.
As the industry scrambles to find the next best thing in a post-Libor world, the most viable emerging substitutions are based on actual transaction data, but still fall short.
WatersTechnology speaks with data specialists from all parts of the capital markets in an in-depth examination of deep learning's impact in finance.