A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news
Although many banks and asset managers still prefer to build models in-house, off-the-shelf products are maturing.
The former CFTC chair says managing collateral by using distributed ledger technology would enable the better oversight of risks.
Researchers from a Paris university are using the provider’s data and coding environment to build models for more efficient regulatory approaches.
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.
Augmenting graph analytics with AI can detect more complicated anomalies, vendors say.
Anthony takes a look at the alternative data industry post-GameStop, and wonders about Ion Group’s strategy going forward after recent acquisitions.
A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
Private stocks are opaque, illiquid, behave differently from public markets, and lack the same infrastructure as public marketplaces, creating back-office integration challenges for firms that want to trade these stocks in a more liquid manner. But as…
While it would appear that Ion has acquired the Pisa-based vendor, details are murky. If the deal has gone through, though, it could mean contractual changes will occur in the near future for List users.
With traditional ratings agencies facing increased hostility from financial firms, new entrants are hoping to reshape ratings. But will fresh approaches appeal to an industry underwhelmed by existing offerings?
Anthony explores why it is that bank CTOs are so reluctant to switch out an order management system. He also wonders if changes to the SFDR ESG proposal will make the regulation toothless.
The EC is pushing for a tape for fixed-income instruments, and market participants say it could speed up electronification, if implemented properly.
The project comes at a time when Euronext is considering a datacenter move, and sources speculate that Six might also be another candidate to migrate. Market participants are split on the news of the LSEG migration, with some calling it “frustrating,”…
Sseoms competitors are stepping into the breach left by Bloomberg’s move to sunset the sell-side focused suite of services. This could be a chance for a new premier provider to snap up some business, while leaving others to reevaluate their standing in…
Majority of mandatory indicators become optional in final draft of sustainability regulation
A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Karen Tierney (pictured), who joins Alpima as chief product officer.
Anthony looks at how news organizations and alternative data providers need to change their business models as ‘context’ takes on greater importance. Additionally, he gives his thoughts on open floor plans in a post-Covid world.
IBM, which recently set a new world record for tape storage, says a lot of its financial services clients use the medium for storage as its cheaper and safer than other digital storage options. Others are skeptical of tape’s long-term prospects.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Andy Moniz (pictured), who has been appointed director of responsible investing at Acadian Asset Management.
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.)
A summary of some of the past week's financial technology news.
Asset managers can choose from a range of trade-outsourcing models, but some traders say certain providers’ data-sharing techniques carry greater risk of information leakage.
Anthony takes a look at the Consolidated Audit Trail and concerns over its security. He also touches on the rapidly changing face of the regulatory reporting marketplace.