Increasingly, exchanges are trying to get closer to their customers, in a bid to better understand how they use market data. This move may come at the expense of data vendors that are being gradually squeezed out of the exchange-client relationship.
The tech giant believes a hub-and-spoke model is the future of trading. In part, it is using its new cloud offering to lure financial services firms that are looking to open remote offices to find new talent.
HKEx is looking to leverage smart contracts for its Synapse platform. Sell-side participants are generally positive as to the reasoning behind the build, but observers warn the ambitious project still has challenges to overcome.
The asset management arm of Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China is enhancing its NLP models to solve complex, non-linear challenges such as overfitting.
A summary of some of the past week's financial technology news.
The merger was made possible following a strategic investment from a PE firm in 2019. The newly-combined entity will look at future M&A opportunities.
The London-based commodities exchange has embarked on an ambitious technology and data infrastructure modernization strategy as it takes steps to close its open-outcry floor.
The system monitors annual reports for issuer compliance with listing rules, speeding up a formerly manual job.
Buy-side firms are using patent and other types of data to identify trailblazer companies from phonies.
As 2020 comes to a close, Anthony looks at how firms have adjusted their short- and long-term plans in the face of the coronavirus, focusing on office space, innovation, alt data, and mental health.
WatersTechnology looks at some of the major projects coming out of Asia that are leading the way for firms around the globe.
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.
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.
A look at some of the past week’s financial technology news.
Experts from IBM and Bank of China say they're on the lookout for this emerging threat, as machine learning gains in popularity.
The exchange is currently working on building its enterprise data bus for better internal data management, but Wei-Shen finds that the exchange is still short on long-term answers.
A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
The vendor has added several video conferencing platforms in the past few months to better support clients.
Private network limitations and variable internet connectivity have challenged operational resiliency and business continuity plans.
Execs From UBS AM, Lazard AM, DWS, and East Capital look at incorporating ESG data into their investment practices for more holistic views of risk and opportunity.
Hedge funds are using geolocation data to both spot signs of a pandemic recovery and to see its ripple-effect damages.
The exchange is currently working on building its enterprise data bus, for better internal data management.
The former MarkitSERV CEO joins Symphony as the collaboration platform vendor prepares to release a new videoconferencing service by the end of June 2020.
The fintech company, which provides recon, onboarding, compliance, risk, and data services, is also looking to expand its alternatives coverage in the US.