A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
At Waters USA, the chief market intelligence officer of hedge fund Point72 discussed how tech and data are disrupting traditional ideas about investing.
Josephine Gallagher explores some of the real-life applications of homomorphic encryption in development and the main roadblocks to its adoption.
The EMS provider is looking to build out its suite of solutions for the buy side, including a new algo wheel and visualization tools.
Adopting an optimal and sustainable business model, as well as staying on the cutting edge of analytics, are two hurdles still to be overcome by alternative data providers looking to keep their heads above water.
The crowd-sourced trading platform is looking to create a competitive arena for quants to test their algorithms.
Financial services firms are deeply entranced with artificial intelligence (AI), yet the revolution is under pressure as the industry continues to become more educated and selective about it. Recent research data from WatersTechnology and SmartStream…
A deep-dive into how capital markets firms are using open-source tools to experiment with machine learning.
The value of real estate markets dwarfs other asset classes, but a lack of data has hindered its development. Part 1 of a 2-part series.
Quants are embracing the idea of ‘model-free’ pricing and deep hedging.
Investment firms are turning to pictures from the sky to understand environmental impacts for alpha generation.
Fee compression and regulations have forced some asset managers to rethink what is core to their business, including the trading desk. Enter the outsourced trading desk.
The deal lets the vendor add OMS functionality to its existing trading workflow.
As nations and markets become increasingly interconnected, geopolitical risk has become top of mind for portfolio managers.
CRM-X uses cloud-like technology to trade and consolidate capital across markets.
UBS Asset Management’s data chief sets out his recommendations for using alternative data in the investment process.
Tech providers are emerging from all corners as the final phases of initial margin rules closes in, which are expected to capture over 1,000 buy-side and sell-side firms over the next 18 months.
Lucena will provide a pre-packaged signal based on Wall Street Horizon's earnings dates revision data, for buy-side firms without the in-house resources to analyze the raw data themselves.
Despite what some wireless carriers say, we’re still a few years away from a mass rollout of true 5G networks. While they will be revolutionary, right now it’s more hype than reality. WatersTechnology tries to look ahead to see how capital markets firms…
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The physical infrastructure will enable faster connectivity to global locations.
WatersTechnology speaks with data specialists from all parts of the capital markets in an in-depth examination of deep learning's impact in finance.
The company will expand to the US as regulatory changes are putting pressure on costs for clients.
The offering will enable easier access to the Russian equity and derivatives markets.