If banks want to future-proof against quantum computing disruption, Anthony says they need to start experimenting now. But there’s another reason to start down this path: as Goldman Sach’s William Zeng explains, there’s a lot of funding that’s available…
The two firms spent the better part of 2020 developing a detailed analysis of the quantum computing resources needed to achieve quantum advantage in derivatives pricing. Execs from IBM and Goldman explain why this benchmark is important for future…
WatersTechnology looks at how 10 different firms are embedding machine learning algorithms into their platforms and tools.
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.
Anthony provides some of his initial questions and thoughts following the S&P-IHS Markit deal. He also takes a second look at AML technology after getting some sage feedback.
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.
The market infrastructure firm founded a new advisory service last month, which has begun its first client engagement to evaluate regulatory reporting.
Use cases for quantum computing are piling up—from CVA to VAR. But so are the obstacles
Anthony explores some of the questions raised by Refinitiv's plan to move away from Eikon and Thomson One. He also looks at data governance trends, and asks why the FIGI is having such a tough time gaining acceptance.
ABN, ING and Rabobank are exploring quantum for regulatory stress tests. In the US, Zapata Computing is seeking a patent for the same.
As CFTC commissioner Rostin Behnam’s report on climate risk to the financial system is published, WatersTechnology speaks to Behnam about data, greenwashing, and gaining support in Washington.
Keen to trim the resources they expend on interpreting licenses, investment firms are exploring how they can turn data agreements into machine-readable code. Doing so is fraught with challenges.
WatersTechnology goes inside Isda Create to see how the organization is aiming to bridge the gap between the worlds of paper contracts and legal data.
A look at some of the past week's financial technology news.
The Derivatives Service Bureau is looking for new members on its technical advisory committee, after its designation as the UPI service provider.
Waters Wrap: The Problem with Big Ideas (and Some Ramblings on Virtual Desktops & Tech's Blurred Lines)
Isda's CDM leaves banks questioning the way forward; the rise of virtual-desktop infrastructures; generic business intelligence tools become more popular.
The institution is banking on financial market firms to drive adoption of the Isda CDM by offering it with new products and services.
NextGen Strategic Advisors partnered on the Oneview extension, which combines machine learning and NLP to help firms prep for Libor’s discontinuation.
With over five months to go until CME unwinds its regulatory reporting businesses, competing firms are pushing to fill the service gaps and grab a slice of the market share.
The custodian bank will receive and transmit European listed options and derivatives orders from buy-side clients.
Sources say the exchange group’s scaleback is a result of pricing wars, unsustainable business models, and the realities of commercially supporting a regulatory reporting business.
The central bank's report on the future of post trade will face the same competitive interests that have hindered previous attempts at eliminating inefficiencies and bringing automation to the back office.
The cryptocurrency data provider and index operator plans to exploit demand for digital currency trading in APAC by launching index products in the region.