“We need to seriously rethink encryption and seriously rethink things that rely on encryption, like blockchain. Anything that is heavily dependent on complexity needs to be reconsidered in a quantum world.”
JPMorgan Asset and Wealth Management (AWM) CIO Mike Urciuoli wins this year’s best technology executive (buy side) award, commanding a technology budget of over $1 billion. After taking the reins at AWM in 2014, Urciuoli embarked on a period of radical…
AFTAs 2017: Most Innovative Third-Party Technology Vendor—Risk, Compliance and Reporting—Imagine Software
The hallmark of a truly innovative technology vendor is its ability to rapidly respond to changes in the market and address its clients’ demands by developing and delivering a new solution that provides exactly what is required of it. New York-based…
This year RIMES Technologies takes home the award for the best middle-office initiative in the vendor section of the AFTAs, thanks to its work with institutional asset manager Fort Washington Investment Advisors. RIMES’ project with Fort Washington,…
New York-based risk management solutions provider Axioma makes it into the winners’ circle at the 2017 AFTAs, bagging the best third-party technology vendor IT team award. The company has two IT teams—platform development and implementation. These two…
Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation bolsters Institutional Trade Processing product suite.
The behavioral analysis vendor has released a series of 43 “indexes” designed to provide sentiment scores for specific aspects of cryptocurrencies that investors can use to pick potential investments in the growing digital currency markets. Max Bowie…
From regulation to AI-driven solutions to quantum computing for the financial industry, Wei-Shen Wong looks back on what made headlines in the region in 2017.
Financial firms are drowning in data, yet for many, information that delivers genuine value remains a scarce resource. Joanne Faulkner investigates whether new approaches to managing internal data could yield new insights, or whether new data privacy…
Ellis brings a wealth of business development experience to TickSmith as it seeks to expand its presence in Europe and Asia.
From cryptocurrencies to alternative data to machine learning, this past year saw major changes for the buy side.
Financial firms commonly review trading activity after the fact to improve their execution strategies. But what they’d really love to do is perform that in real time, pre-trade. Max Bowie looks at how far along market participants are in pursuit of this…
The California-based company has built a quantitative analysis engine using machine learning to help score sell-side analysts and search for potential black-swan events.
Before joining Sentieo, Lichtblau has previously served as a senior executive at ETF.com, Thomson Reuters and StarMine.
One asset manager is about to go live on the joint solution, which marks another major partnership by Eze with a third party this year.
ING says its new artificial assistant will help traders price bonds faster, more accurately, and more consistently. Joanne Faulkner reports on how the bank will wield Katana to combat rising RFQ volumes in electronic bond markets.
While asset management doesn’t have anywhere near the same level of regulatory oversight as investment banking or consumer retail banking, the winds of change are blowing.
Newman previously worked witth BondWave CEO Michael Ruvo at DPC Data.
Technology such as AI and machine learning can help compliance officers catch fraud, but more transparency, education and stronger data is needed, experts say.
Moody's Portal has attracted more than 120 financial services firms over the last three years.
The solution was produced for and with the cooperation of client-firm CTOs
Refining and cleaning data may be time-consuming, but is essential to helping financial institutions perform better analysis on data, panelists in Hong Kong said. Wei-Shen Wong reports.
Asset managers could find themselves disrupted by technology companies in the near future, a study finds.
The vendor highlights the addition of connectivity to Apache Kafka as a key feature of the new release, to support high-performance trading infrastructures.