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…
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.
The exchange's ESG Footprint converts ESG data into everyday metrics to show investors the impact of their portfolios.
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.
The bank’s recent moves signal what could become a managed services offering, as Goldman further embraces cloud, open source, and APIs.
Veteran analyst Virginie O’Shea’s new business turns its attention to the ‘soul-destroying’ realm of corporate actions, which is weighed down by inefficiencies, manual processes, and lack of standards.
What do Liquidnet and Trading Technologies (and others) have in common? Anthony explains. He also discusses advancement—and disillusionment—in the quantum space.
Use cases for quantum computing are piling up—from CVA to VAR. But so are the obstacles
This year's inductee to the Inside Market Data Hall of Fame is Mike Meriton, co-founder and COO of the EDM Council.
A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
The Connect20 hackathon and the Accelerator Program are designed to "industrialize" BNY Mellon's ability to identify early stage companies providing solutions to key technology and business challenges facing the firm.
Anthony Malakian looks at the industry’s digital rights project and new tech platforms that aim to revolutionize the capital markets.
What if you could create your ideal, fully-functional application without writing a single line of code? With low-code and no-code platforms, you can—with a catch … or two, or three, or four.
The new datasets mark a milestone in the company's multi-year strategy to allow investors greater access to small and medium enterprise companies.
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?
Morgan's Morphir offering is a transparency and efficiency tool for both users and developers; EPAM's GLUE is aimed at the buy side.
The UK bank argues that a common approach to classifying tokens is needed to prevent regulatory arbitrage.
Waters Wrap: Banks Increasingly Lean on Vendors for 'Moonshots' (And Office Space Concerns & Symphony's KYC Play)
Anthony says that plenty of innovative projects are currently underway in the capital markets, it's just that banks are relying more heavily on vendors for those moonshots.
DNA will use CanDeal's unique position-capturing data from the country's top broker-dealers to create new data services.
Senior technologists from UBS, Deutsche Bank, Nomura, SocGen and others discuss where their tech spend is being directed.
The remedy will satisfy the UK competition watchdog—but “a big defeat” for the acquisitive tech giant.
The open-source nonprofit is looking to leverage its capital markets membership to expand its footprint.