Anthony and James spoke with some sources about the big acquisition of Charles River by State Street, and right now, there are more questions than answers.
Women are playing an increasingly influential role across all types of capital markets firms and the third-party technology providers serving them. Here are six stories focusing on extraordinary women in our industry.
A new application to list a bitcoin ETF has reignited the debate over these products, but traders say the solution is far from easy.
For this year's Waters Rankings, our readers voted on 30 categories covering the front, middle and back offices.
Anthony and James take a look at the interdealer broker space and quickly hit on whether or not bitcoin ETFs are to come in the near future.
While ESG data is gaining prominence, institutional investors are increasingly looking to incorporate climate change information into the portfolio construction process.
As IT systems are buckling under the pressure of modern day trading volumes and regulatory requirements, some firms are turning to AI to predict and minimize outages.
James says that it's time for regulators to remember some of those lessons that were supposed to be learned from the financial crisis.
Congress is the most powerful branch of the US government, and Anthony says it’s about time that voters in America started caring about who represents them in Congress.
Eze Software’s Phil Christianson gives five tips for improving a firm’s use of the Agile methodology, and Anthony and James look at the latest CAT development.
Victor says capital markets firms considering robotic process automation should recall lessons learned when the dot-com bubble burst.
As RPA has taken hold, there have been both positive and negative developments. Waters takes a look at the good, the bad and the ugly.
The Market Abuse Regulation was designed to detect and deal with various forms of market abuse, including insider trading and market manipulation, forcing buy-side firms to deploy new technologies in order to comply.
Peter Clark, CIO for Greater China and North Asia (GCNA) at Standard Chartered, talks with Waters about the projects they're working on and the team he's built.
Problems and bad practices continue to plague Europe's vision of a new transparency regime. An inside look.
Wavelength Podcast Episode 127: Digital Reasoning’s New AI Product; A Look at the July Issue of Waters
After an investment to improve the podcast's sound quality, Anthony and James talk about Digital Reasoning's latest move and preview the next issue of Waters.
Jamie Hyman chats to Factset's Linda Clarkson and Tina Young from Deloitte about gender-equality issues across the capital markets.
Wavelength Podcast Episode 126: Brexit Fallout; the SGX-NSE Battle Continues; Cellphone Location Data
Anthony and James hit on a wide-range of topics, from Brexit in the UK, to the SGX-NSE fight in APAC, to the Supreme Court's decision on cellphone location data in the US.
Wavelength Podcast Episode 125: Bitcoin, Ether Aren't Securities (Maybe); Privacy Issues and the Law
The SEC takes a definitive stance on the status of cryptocurrencies; the idea of privacy consistently changes with the introduction of new technologies.
The exchanges are currently undergoing arbitration regarding the launch of SGX’s new futures contracts meant to succeed the outgoing SGX Nifty 50 suite of products.
Mobile geolocation has opened a new frontier for investors
Does Privacy Exist Anymore? As people willingly give up their personal information, GDPR might be a step in a necessary direction.
The LSE suffered a major outage this week while blockchain was very prevalent in this week's headlines.
The fintech landscape has changed markedly in recent months as a result of M&A activity. Here are five of the most notable deals.