Asia Pacific Financial Information Conference
AI on Our Minds: Firms Struggle with How to Incorporate AI
The hype of artificial intelligence is far from fading—actually, it’s more like a building tidal wave. Wei-Shen wonders if the capital markets will catch the wave, or get smothered by the tide.
Daiwa Capital Markets Tackles GDPR Using Multi-Layer Encryption Tools
Investment bank is anonymizing data to meet cross-border data protection and cybersecurity regulations.
Billions Lost Highlight Corporate Actions Tech Failures
Processing corporate actions is usually the last workflow to be automated, mainly due to the complexities involved and the weakness of underlying data. Wei-Shen Wong explains how this has changed over the last few years and what challenges remain.
Singing to the Tune of Data
Wei-Shen Wong wonders about the future of market data models, and how pricing models need to change.
DBS Breaks Down its Market Data Journey
By migrating to the cloud, the Singapore-based bank has consolidated and reduced its datacenter usage by 75 percent.
APFIC 2017: Testing, Testing… Firms Employ Trial and Error, AI to Identify Data Value for Analytics
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.
Shopping Around: Asia's Buy-Versus-Build Debate
Firms across Asia that have traditionally built EDM platforms in-house are now displaying an open mind towards buying vendor solutions.
APFIC Panelists: LEI Registrations Must Move Faster in the Next Year
There are about 470,000 LEI registrations so far, with only about 15,000 in Asia
Opening Cross: Start Your Data Diet Now to Be in Shape by MiFID 2
Diets are about controlling your intake. Regulations are increasingly about showing that you're in control of your intake of data.
Buy Side: Get a Grip on Governance to Expose and Exploit True Value of Data
Adhering to old-fashioned, siloed data management practices can be costly and inhibit firms' ability to use data to support innovation.
APFIC Keynote: HKEx Looks to Grow Data Offering in China
One of the initiatives is to offer its market data for free or at heavily discounted prices under the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect program.
'Game-Changer' Startups Should Consider M&A to Gain Credibility and ‘Disrupt' From Within
Reluctance by firms to take risks on unknown entities means being acquired is the most viable route for startups to enter the information space and be a "game changer."
Kilburn's Corner: While MiFID 2 Sleeps, London Burns
MiFID may be delayed, but other initiatives continue apace.
APFIC Panel: Buy Side: Complexity, Cost Top Asia Data Challenges
Buy-side firms in Asia are dealing with Increasingly complex asset classes, customer requirements and regulatory environments
APFIC Panelists Call for More Data, Greater Electronification to Fix Fixed Income Liquidity Crisis
Industry calls for more fixed income data in Asia
APFIC Panel: Banks, Vendors Must Think Like FinTech Innovators
Firms must be innovative to create new ideas, technology
Asia-Pacific Executives See Innovation Returning to Data Technology
With regulatory requirements mostly addressed, firms' operations executives focusing on 'non-traditional players'
Achieving Alpha: Can Data Lead the Way?
APFIC panel asks: Is data a value-add for the buy side?
Opening Cross: Utilities Will Get Data Management Out of the Closet… And to the Dry Cleaners
Why duplicate efforts that don't add value?
Risk and Regulation Put Pressure on Pricing Services
Osaka Exchange Formalizes Data Policy
The Osaka Securities Exchange has published a formal market data policy for the first time, outlining the terms of usage and distribution of its market data, as an initial step towards greater alignment with the Tokyo Stock Exchange, which merged its…
Opening Cross: The ’Center of the Data Universe
With coverage of our Asia Pacific Financial Information Conference taking center stage in this week’s Inside Market Data, debating new initiatives such as the planned Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect program—and its unexpected, indefinite delay—and the…
APFIC 2014: Big Data in Big Demand, But Still Big Challenge
While specific use cases for Big Data technologies vary across an organization, demand for the capability to consume, process and analyze increasingly large volumes of data is ubiquitous across trading firms' front, middle and back offices, according to…
APFIC 2014: Firms Must Focus on Data Integration to Meet Risk Regs
Banks have just over a year to address data integration challenges of Basel's new risk requirements