Anthony takes a look at an interesting announcement between FactSet and Microsoft and what it could hint at as to Microsoft’s future in the capital markets. He also examines Algorithmics in the year after the SS&C acquisition.
After eight years with IBM, Algorithmics has grown its staff significantly in the year since SS&C bought the risk analytics provider. The vendor is now taking aim at tapping into SS&C’s roster of buy-side users by embedding with the likes of Advent and…
Jo predicts we will see a rise in no-code or low-code tools in the analytics space, but some barriers to scale remain.
Waters Wavelength Podcast Interview Series: PanAgora’s George Mussalli and Mike Chen hit on topics including building predictive models using point-in-time data, and balancing ESG portfolios.
Technologies such as knowledge graphs that look at data in a non-linear manner can not only spot correlations and associations that aid investment analytics, but can also help tackle costly challenges such as change management and regulatory reporting.
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 look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Kieran Mullaley (pictured), who has been appointed managing partner and head of consulting delivery at Quorsus.
Ion Group has acquired Dash Financial. Whether or not this ends up being a good marriage will come down to the people making the tech platforms, Anthony says.
Interdealer brokers are looking enviously at the way exchanges have been able to grow data revenues, providing a stable stream of profits as other business lines have declined. But following the exchange model has its own challenges.
A new era of accountability might see the Federal Reserve demand model explainability to keep financial system safe.
Algorithm development specialist BestEx Research is making a play to address inefficiencies in futures trading algorithms.
ThemeBot uses textual relevance and revenue attribution to construct a list of stocks, which is then verified by JPMAM’s active equity analysts.
While the Biden administration is already targeting environmental issues with early executive orders, Anthony says that it’s financial giants that will have the greatest effect on ESG investing in the near-term.
Companies like Ice are looking at ways to help municipal bond investors gain transparency into a historically opaque market.
A summary of some of the past week's financial technology news.
State Street’s Chris Berry explains how the asset servicer winnowed 60 ESG data providers down to six, and why this strategy has proved to be effective.
Economists at the bank leveraged a combination of public and third-party data to make conclusions about the future during uncertain times.
The desktop interoperability provider will continue building other 'standard' desktop components.
Last year, most (if not all) financial technology providers either completed or started major projects that involved moving their products and services to the cloud. WatersTechnology looks at 15 of the more interesting cloud-migration initiatives from…
FactSet’s mapping service, Concordance, can be used on its own or with Snowflake’s cloud, enabling users to apply the offering to other datasets in Snowflake’s ecosystem.
Covid culture is set to continue this year, as are the associated changes to working practices in the financial markets and the technologies that support them. Max wonders what the new ‘virtual’ reality will look like in 2021 and beyond.
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.
WatersTechnology looks at how 10 different firms are embedding machine learning algorithms into their platforms and tools.