A look at the past month’s people moves in the capital markets technology and data space, including Matthijs Geneste (pictured), who will head up EU regulatory data services for Etrading Software.
One goal of the EU’s latest ICT risk act is to mitigate cloud concentration. Some experts say it may make it worse.
Voice of the CTO: While generative AI is today’s hot topic, bank technologists explain how they’ve spent years planning for this day, even if cloud had been the main focus. And to be sure, skeptics remain.
Anthony believes that there’s a growing chasm emerging between regulators, senior business execs, and technologists—which is especially evident when it comes to the T+1 debate.
Data accuracy issues are hampering some firms’ regulatory reporting abilities. So why aren’t data professionals more involved? And how can compliance costs be turned into revenue drivers?
With the rise of generative AI, Anthony wonders if the days of Cobol are numbered.
Generative AI is increasingly being applied to specific domains within finance. But experts are divided on whether targeted models will take over from their general-purpose cousins.
With the SEC’s approval of spot Bitcoin ETFs, Max explains why reference data will take on greater importance—whether non-data people know it or not.
In partnership with data provider Kaiko, Bloomberg has rolled out identifiers for almost 8,000 crypto assets as institutions increasingly look for structure and uniformity in a maturing sector.
Anthony examines some of the biggest stories from the past year to preview what might be ahead.
Anthony looks back at some of the major cloud and AI projects involving the likes of Amazon, Google, IBM, Microsoft, and/or Snowflake in 2023.
Between tech revolutions, secret EMSs and electronified bonds, the fixed-income market saw major advancements over the last 12 months
The market data vendor plans to add more equities and futures exchanges in 2024.
While the data auditing process has been contentious for a long time, Max looks at some of the positive improvements made in 2023 and explains why more improvements need to be made in the New Year.
Managers see limited utility of streamed prices in the once OTC-only asset class.
Regulators in the US and Europe have turned their sights on execution management system providers. Anthony examines some of the questions the industry is trying to answer.
Sources tell WatersTechnology that Aladdin Trader will expand on the platform’s ‘limited’ execution functionality.
Lawmakers and vendors are set to usher in an era of mutualized data insights. Are banks ready?
As you explore ways to use genAI, do you benefit from having ML and NLP experts on staff who have followed AI evolution for years? Anthony thinks that’s an important question when talking about quantum exploration.
Operations professionals in Europe look across the pond for lessons in managing shorter settlement cycles.
The German exchange also plans to have 70% of its ‘IT state’ in the cloud by 2026.