PineBridge Investments uses economic and time-series data analytics provider Macrobond Financial to better its economics research, which supports its portfolio managers and the firm’s overall investment thesis.
ThemeBot uses textual relevance and revenue attribution to construct a list of stocks, which is then verified by JPMAM’s active equity analysts.
Economists at the bank leveraged a combination of public and third-party data to make conclusions about the future during uncertain times.
The industry and researchers are challenging the touting of privacy-enhancing technologies as a cure-all for KYC/AML failures, and advocating systemic reform.
Waters Wrap: How Cloud, APIs, and Open Source Are Changing the World of Fintech (And Blockchain's ZTA Play)
Anthony looks at how the lines that have traditionally defined the world of "fintech" are blurring. Also, can blockchain help with ZTA's advancement?
The evolution of natural language processing is rapidly progressing. Jo Wright takes a look at BERT, one of the more game-changing innovations that is helping to transform the field of machine learning in the capital markets.
Sibos 2019 was a significant event for SmartStream Technologies, marking the official launch of SmartStream Air, the firm’s cloud-native, AI-enabled reconciliations platform that is set to shake up the reconciliations industry. Victor Anderson caught up…
Anthony Malakian spent several weeks with RBC Capital Markets and OpenFin to see how desktop app interoperability works in motion.
Machine learning can tell stories from large datasets to drive alpha, say quants.
While speaking at this year’s North American Innovation Summit, Joerg Landsch ran through what he believes makes for a successful innovation lab.
Project reduces cost and complexity at global insurance firm
AllianceBernstein was struggling with its manually intensive onboarding process. It turned to Markit to answer the challenge. The result: Markit Document Exchange, which, as Anthony Malakian discovers, has proven to be something of a rarity in the…
Maitland Fund Services, based in the South African buy-side stronghold of Cape Town, has, according to Nick Baikoff, the firm's head of asset services, altered the clock speed for itself and its clients by developing a real-time front- to back-office…
For New York-based global hedge fund and investment firm Marathon Asset Management, best-of-breed and off-the-shelf became mutually exclusive concepts early in its development. After identifying a number of crucial advantages in developing proprietary…