A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
Private stocks are opaque, illiquid, behave differently from public markets, and lack the same infrastructure as public marketplaces, creating back-office integration challenges for firms that want to trade these stocks in a more liquid manner. But as…
On this episode of the Wavelength Podcast, Wei-Shen and Tony discuss tech disruption in the bar industry.
Buy-sider traders remain skeptical of the benefits of algo execution for credit derivatives.
The EC is pushing for a tape for fixed-income instruments, and market participants say it could speed up electronification, if implemented properly.
The share of electronic trading in the market remains low, but a host of factors promise to change that for good.
While not a fan of blockchain, Anthony looks at some potential use-cases for the tool in the world of capital markets. He also gives his thoughts on Broadridge’s soon-to-launch LTX platform.)
The tech giant has been updating the portfolio implementation and trade management workflows on its buy-side order management system as systematic and factor-based investing needs evolve.
Emerging venture capitalists saw reduced investor inflows during the pandemic. Will this dent B2B fintech investment?
Trading in large, privately-held stocks has hitherto been the domain of large private equity investors. A new technology platform aims to make these markets more accessible to broker-dealers by integrating with the back-office processes that firms…
A new era of accountability might see the Federal Reserve demand model explainability to keep financial system safe.
The company is consulting with buy-side and sell-side clients on how its newly developed GK Research Bot can best solve their research and information overload woes.
The desktop interoperability provider will continue building other 'standard' desktop components.
Anthony takes a look at some of the major projects that involved application interoperability from last year. The list includes feats by Goldman Sachs, BlackRock, Barclays, ICE, State Street, Refinitiv, and FactSet.
The trading platform is working to develop its pre-trade automation capabilities to predict a bond’s likelihood of execution, and helping buy-side clients navigate fixed income trading protocols.
In this profile of the Intercontinental Exchange, Lynn Martin explains how the company’s ICE Data Services unit is creating a unified offering with fixed income data at its core, after a series of acquisitions that began with its purchase of IDC in 2015.
This Week: Janus/SS&C; Wolters Kluwer; Tora/Neptune; Standard Chartered/Northern Trust; SimCorp; & More
A summary of some of the past week's financial technology news.
Vendors don’t release new products or updates without putting their software through rigorous testing. What does that testing involve, and what different approaches do companies employ? Max Bowie finds out.
The use of agile development techniques and adoption of micro-frontend technology has yielded significant improvements in development productivity, officials say.
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.
With data notifications growing in volume and complexity, firms are finding it harder to keep track of these changes. Some vendors are looking to help.
Because of its acquisition and subsequent rebrand, Refinitiv is being forced to change instances of its old branding that remain embedded in many of its APIs. This might sound like a simple change, but end-users are worried that it could be a costly fix.
The bank’s recent moves signal what could become a managed services offering, as Goldman further embraces cloud, open source, and APIs.
Veteran analyst Virginie O’Shea’s new business turns its attention to the ‘soul-destroying’ realm of corporate actions, which is weighed down by inefficiencies, manual processes, and lack of standards.