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.
Distributed-ledger technology will help ensure asset safety and allow custodians to provide more value to clients using AI and analytics.
In 2016, Anthony wrote that the blockchain revolution was overhyped—unsurprisingly, his opinions have not changed. He also delves into the Ion-Broadway deal, and looks at new consulting/advisory firms that have recently come to market.
Wei-Shen thinks about how the battle for supremacy in AI will evolve in the near future, and what the implications of China’s advances in the field might mean for Wall Street technology.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Fangfang Chen as (pictured), who has been appointed Asia Pacific chair and Asia Pacific head of asset servicing and digital at BNY Mellon.
Anthony explores changing concept of a trading platform, and what that might mean for the future of tech development.
A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
Once the bot is in production, the D10X team will start scaling it beyond the oil trading team to other trading desks.
What do Liquidnet and Trading Technologies (and others) have in common? Anthony explains. He also discusses advancement—and disillusionment—in the quantum space.
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.
Banking experts urge firms to consider re-engineering a process before turning to robotic process automation.
The vendor will make the pControl add-on globally available to clients later in 2020.
Banks are focused on making work-from-home life more secure, but how can these projects be used to improve the customer experience going forward?
The initiative's aim is to capture more of the exchange's internal data to commercialize that useful information for the investment community.
Victor Anderson chats to Erdem Özgül and Stephen Cheng from Numerix about the firm's win in the risk management solution category in the inaugural WatersTech Asia Awards.
The two are working out the necessary regulatory, tax, and documentation needed to provide custody services for foreign exchange transactions in the two countries.
Anthony looks at what's become of NEX since the CME acquisition, as well as discussions over odd lot reform and S&P's Kensho implementation.
The data giant is looking to seize on growing ESG demand in the APAC region.
The support center will allow the vendor to better support key client locations as it looks to expand further into new markets around the world.
Victor Anderson chats to Radha Pillay, head of Asia-Pacific at SmartStream, about his firm's win in the best reconciliation platform category at this year's WatersTech Asia Awards.
Waters Wrap: The Problem with Big Ideas (and Some Ramblings on Virtual Desktops & Tech's Blurred Lines)
Isda's CDM leaves banks questioning the way forward; the rise of virtual-desktop infrastructures; generic business intelligence tools become more popular.
The open-source nonprofit is looking to leverage its capital markets membership to expand its footprint.
Banque de France-backed deal pips private consortiums in dummy run for digital currency trades.
Here are all 27 category winners from the inaugural WatersTechnology Asia Awards.