The coronavirus has achieved what decades of competition and automation could not, and has halted trading on the NYSE floor. With no end in sight to the spread of the virus, and with technology now running the show, Max asks whether the floor is likely…
After a decade of supercharging low-latency applications, Wei-Shen Wong explores how FPGAs are pushing into new areas of the capital markets, driven by interest in AI & ML.
GreenBirch will focus on helping financial firms explore ways to adopt cloud technologies, starting with time-series data management and commercializing internal datasets.
A look at some of the key 'people moves' from this week including Greg Ruppert (pictured) who joins Finra as executive vice president.
In the pursuit of new ways to eliminate latency from the market data distribution and trading processes, vendors have invested in hardware-acceleration technologies, such as FPGAs. But with commodity chips now giving specialist hardware a run for its…
Many quants contend that you must be able to interpret machine learning in order to use it.
The Members Exchange plans to be live with the platform by its launch date of July 24, despite market volatility.
Following initiatives with S&P Global Market Intelligence, Kensho Technologies is tackling new projects for sibling department S&P Global Platts.
The evolution of natural language processing is rapidly progressing. Jo Wright takes a look at BERT, one of the more game-changing innovations that is helping to transform the field of machine learning in the capital markets.
The vendor is leveraging IBM to help improve its analytics offering for corporate bonds and to revamp its wealth management platform.
With the growth of alternative data in the capital markets, firms are struggling to find value, and are disillusioned by the loss of time, human capital, and money. Goldman Sachs’ Matthew Rothman believes this has created a situation where vendors and…
Capital markets firms are continually looking for new ways to package and visualize a rising tide of information. It turns out there’s another industry looking to handle the same challenge—the video game industry.
Tier-1 corporate bond dealers are still holding out from contributing their quote and pricing data to the two-year-old platform.
Professor Jay Finkelman says that the most successful firms take a three-pronged approach to workplace transformation.
The pairing will enable Tier1 to run its offering on the OpenFin OS and connect with other OpenFin partners.
Buy-side firms in search of alternative insights to drive returns are turning to sentiment analysis to fine-tune their strategies.
The bank's securities services arm increased efficiency with chatbots, and is now having interactions with clients—without human involvement.
S&P Global Market Intelligence will offer clients new alt datasets from in-house and third parties to be used in conjunction with increased analytics offerings.
The machine learning model predicts client demand with high accuracy, giving traders an edge in pricing.
The bank's central data and technology group enables frontline ‘citizen developers’.
This is the first investment Illuminate has made in a company offering DLT-based tech.
The bank is rounding out the second year in its three-year plan, which includes more than 100 new data roles.
Digital token USC could transform financial markets. But first, backers must prove it is secure.
The investment bank’s deputy chief digital officer says machines cannot predict markets, as the bank consolidates trading operations and builds an AI trading platform for fixed income and FX.