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.
Iwanaga is a veteran of the data industry, having served in data management roles at banks as well as data and technology providers in the US and Asia.
A new study finds that while large asset managers are investing in big data analytics and alternative data, it’s a fraught process.
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.
Forays into selling data have been slowed by concerns over confidentiality, internal battles over its use and clean-up work on the data itself. Risk.net's Faye Kilburn reports.
The news comes one week after parent company Cinnober also changed leadership
Recent studies reveal the prevalence of poor-quality data, exacerbated by increased use of machine learning that allows users to dredge far bigger datasets and identify spurious correlations.
While ESG data is gaining prominence, institutional investors are increasingly looking to incorporate climate change information into the portfolio construction process.
The pair have significant sales and marketing experience in the financial services sector, which officials expect to help Fenergo accelerate its growth trajectory.
Sebastien Chaker will lead the Asia expansion of UBS’ wholesale funds platform.
In the April 2018 cover story of Waters, UBS Investment Bank's COO, Beatriz Martín Jiménez, talks with Victor Anderson about blockchain, AI and some of the hurdles she has faced in her career.
New appointments will support the vendor’s growth in North America and Europe.
The Openlink deal is the latest in a string of acquisitions by ION as it consolidates power in treasury, derivatives and commodities, with the help of Carlyle Group.
Jones spent a combined 22 years at Barclays and UBS in data and technology management roles.
Fintech firm to complete integration of Alpha Exchange and expand into Europe and Asia, with eye on potential further acquisitions.
“We need to seriously rethink encryption and seriously rethink things that rely on encryption, like blockchain. Anything that is heavily dependent on complexity needs to be reconsidered in a quantum world.”
As part of a corporate restructure, SIX Group introduces its new executive board.
Lumb joins New York-based risk management technology vendor after nearly a dozen years at UBS Delta.