After its acquisitions of Red Hat and Promontory, IBM is looking to expand its footprint in the capital markets through containerization, as well as reg reporting in the cloud.
Anthony says that while machine-learning models have been hit-and-miss during the pandemic, NLP is taking on greater importance. He also looks at how exchanges are looking to move their core matching engines to the cloud.
In a recent proof-of-concept with AWS and SGX, Aquis demonstrated significant jitter reduction.
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.
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.
Anthony takes a look at some new alternative data offerings coming to market, and also explains why there’s so little election coverage on this website.
As Europe prepares for a new batch of outsourcing rules, some firms are looking for answers on how to test exit strategies and mitigate concentration risk.
Anthony explores changing concept of a trading platform, and what that might mean for the future of tech development.
The bank’s recent moves signal what could become a managed services offering, as Goldman further embraces cloud, open source, and APIs.
What do Liquidnet and Trading Technologies (and others) have in common? Anthony explains. He also discusses advancement—and disillusionment—in the quantum space.
After two cloud-native product successes, the vendor plans to migrate all its software to cloud native to optimize the benefits of running in the cloud for clients.
The bank will look to enhance existing capabilities and potentially introduce new solutions with Google’s help.
Jo writes that the EU’s new digital package could find large cloud providers operating in the bloc subject to potentially invasive oversight, as the EU strives for “data sovereignty”.
Anthony looks at an interesting project using causal inference by IBM and Refinitiv, and what this latest evolution of machine learning could mean for innovation in the capital markets in the future.
Senior execs from Citizens Bank, Commerzbank, and Deutsche Bank discuss lessons learned during the pandemic.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Katherine Wetmur (pictured), who has been appointed head of technology and operations risk at Morgan Stanley.
The company is launching a new workbench in Q4, along with other prototypes and new accelerators.
Snowflake is already working with the New York Stock Exchange on how to make its data easier to access for the pair’s overlapping clients.
The Derivatives Service Bureau is looking for new members on its technical advisory committee, after its designation as the UPI service provider.
As exchanges partner with cloud providers to move more functions to the cloud, Anthony wonders if these partnerships could become competitive in the future.
Cloud providers are hunting for a way to bring multicasting to the cloud for low-latency market data distribution, unlocking the gateway for traditional exchanges to shift core infrastructure to the cloud without negatively impacting high-speed trading.
As ESG becomes more popular, Tony believes that a great decoupling needs to happen.
The vendor is growing its millimeter wave services after its 2018 acquisition of Apsara Networks.