While Christopher Giancarlo says distributed ledger technology could’ve helped prime brokers better monitor their risk exposures to Archegos Capital Management, Anthony (and others) are not so sure about that. He also looks at the Broadridge-Itiviti deal.
The former CFTC chair says managing collateral by using distributed ledger technology would enable the better oversight of risks.
Industry groups and tech experts are worried that proposed last-minute changes will introduce new risks.
Cusip’s Matthew Bastian explains that a tokenized asset offering is not the same as other products that get tagged as being a digital asset. The differences are becoming more important as the capital markets industry continues to explore these new…
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…
Futures market participants say standardizing trade allocations through a post-trade utility could prevent a repeat of the chaos seen in March 2020, when back-office systems fails resulted in thousands of trade breaks.
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.)
While market data departments are rarely highlighted when it comes to innovation, Max says that doesn’t mean there aren’t disruptive tech projects underway.
Startup DLT provider TradeX proposes using blockchain's immutable ledger as an indisputable record of market data entitlements and consumption, to reduce licensing disputes.
Perhaps smarter than blockchain and certainly closer than quantum computing, this type of complex computing could accelerate banks' move to the cloud—if the industry gets it right.
Testing on the new DLT-based platform will begin in July. The Aussie exchange is also making progress on its DataSphere project and has addressed ASX Trade after an outage last year, according to the company’s CEO.
A summary of some of the past week's financial technology news.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Raj Paranandi (pictured), who has been appointed COO EMEA/APAC at MarketAxess.
Lisa Iagatta, Isitc chair, says financial institutions have an opportunity to create more efficient processes in areas such as trade settlements through the use of digital assets.
WatersTechnology looks at some of the major projects coming out of Asia that are leading the way for firms around the globe.
Lin, the founder of a Singaporean HFT firm, joins to talk about why banks struggle with innovation, and how he wants to use tech for altruistic purposes.
JP Morgan Chase's head of AI technology and Deutsche Bank's head of innovation for the Americas at Deutsche Bank join to talk about AI, cloud, and more.
The supporters of a plan for a federated cloud architecture in Europe held a conference to discuss development plans, but it’s still unclear how the concept will work in practice.
Anthony wonders if AML platforms are being scrutinized enough by banks and regulators, then looks at Wells Fargo's tapping of HPR for its quant division and Northern Trust’s blockchain plans.
Distributed-ledger technology will help ensure asset safety and allow custodians to provide more value to clients using AI and analytics.
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.
A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
Distributed ledger technology won’t replace existing exchange infrastructure despite potential for smaller use cases, say CEOs.
Anthony explores changing concept of a trading platform, and what that might mean for the future of tech development.