It’s a trio of problems: Mifid II’s data problem; blockchain projects stalled; and data quality issues for machine learning.
When it comes to artificial intelligence, first-mover advantage is clear. But for buy-side firms that do not have the resources of global giants and are finding they are increasingly unable to compete, it becomes a tough question—do you trust third-party…
Octavio Marenzi joins to talk about the web data extraction market and Anthony and James delve into Refinitiv.
While advanced voice analytics technologies have been around for years, banks have often used them as a blunt instrument, or a regulatory checkbox. Now they are increasingly seeing them as useful tools for managing conduct risk and employee protection…
As the industry—and society, as a whole—embraces the promise of artificial intelligence, James argues that there is a need to train models on more than just mathematical data.
As cybersecurity issues become more daunting, and as vendors collect more of our personal information, Anthony says we will need Congress to take more of an active role in protecting citizens’ information, even as they willingly give it away.
Data and technology, once firmly separate, are increasingly becoming the same function, both in the industry and in the pages of Waters.
Institutional investors want to enter the crypto space but the lack of infrastructure around guaranteed latency and access to real-time market data is hindering a wider entry into the field. By Emilia David
The use of biometrics and identification technologies has skyrocketed within retail banking and has become an intrinsic part of the latest technology devices. But now the financial-markets industry is latching on to the potential of these technologies,…
Ryusuke Yokoyama sits down with Wei-Shen Wong to discuss his three-decade career at the TSE and JPX, how the exchange is looking to help the industry improve its settlement cycles and how the company is experimenting with blockchain and AI technologies…
Also: A look at IHS Markit pulling MarkitSERV off the market and Algomi pivoting to Alfa.
The growth of fintech hubs, and a populace comfortable with digital banking and mobile technology, could signal a new era for African market technology.
A look at Nasdaq's potential acquisition of Cinnober and whether Wall Street has learned anything 10 years after Lehman's collapse?
Banks and exchanges turn to new technologies to enhance workflows, but it's still early days for the virtual trading floor.
In echo chambers, it’s easy to believe that we’re heading for a horrible ending as a species. Anthony argues that people need to take a deep breath and a step back.
As Waters celebrates its 25th anniversary, James increasingly sees an industry more excited about technology than ever—and with good reason.
Waters canvasses a range of industry opinion leaders about what the defining technologies of the next few decades will be.
Bloomberg's Gerard Francis comes on the podcast to talk about how data fragmentation issues are becoming more challenging.
Today is the 17th anniversary of the September 11 attacks in New York, the day that 16 Risk Waters staff members lost their lives. Today we remember them.
This year, Waters celebrates the 25th anniversary of its founding. Victor looks back at a number of the seminal moments in its history and the staff members who helped shape the publication.
Waters examines some of the most important events in financial technology of the past 25 years.
Anthony Malakian and James Rundle record a weekly podcast touching on the biggest stories in financial technology. This week: blockchain and politics.
In a period where most stock exchanges are facing uncertain futures and are eyeing consolidation with rivals, one of the world’s largest is hitting its stride.
MarkitSERV plans to retire DSMatch and fold MarkitWire and other products into cloud-based platform.