Banks are looking to cash in on the alternative data boom, but an in-depth investigation of the alternative data market shows that they may be in for an uphill battle to claim territory.
With the alternative data industry projected to be worth over $350 million by 2020, it's time to consider whether financial services is on the brink of its own Cambridge Analytica moment or if it is simply time for an alt data ethics evaluation.
In partnership with Google, Appsbroker Fintech launches lower-cost market data platform.
When it comes to artificial intelligence, first-mover advantage is clear. But for buy-side firms that do not have the resources of global giants and are finding they are increasingly unable to compete, it becomes a tough question—do you trust third-party…
The application will provide professional investors with personalized business insights, using AI-driven technology.
Banks and exchanges turn to new technologies to enhance workflows, but it's still early days for the virtual trading floor.
As Waters celebrates its 25th anniversary, James increasingly sees an industry more excited about technology than ever—and with good reason.
During his keynote address at EFIS, Virgin Atlantic’s head of data and insight revealed the airline’s approach to data management and innovation.
FCA competition chief warns that regulators may face old problems with new technology.
Waters canvasses a range of industry opinion leaders about what the defining technologies of the next few decades will be.
Waters examines some of the most important events in financial technology of the past 25 years.
KYC data requirements and new legislation aim to move cryptocurrency markets into the mainstream, but are the anonymity and illegal activity tied to digital currencies exaggerated?
In a period where most stock exchanges are facing uncertain futures and are eyeing consolidation with rivals, one of the world’s largest is hitting its stride.
MarkitSERV plans to retire DSMatch and fold MarkitWire and other products into cloud-based platform.
Pushing boundaries can lead to innovation and alpha, as long as the industry remains congnizant of where and how far they push.
Data is the third-largest expense for the financial industry, so firms are getting creative when it comes to cost control.
Brickwood will lead client-focused innovation for Barclays' electronic offerings.
OMG data chief Chris Sharp breaks down why benchmark data strategy is key to cutting costs.
Thomson Reuters new partnership with CryptoCompare reveals some insights into the data giant's crypto strategy.
Data companies are investing in AI and machine learning in a concerted push toward innovations that reveal insights and alpha.
As data innovation moves from trend to industry standard, Amelia Axelsen investigates whether governance is its enemy, or an essential driver.
Charles Randell says data and technology usage by firms should "liberate" not "disenfranchize" consumers, and regulation is "central to defining" ethical practices.
Panelists at the recent Toronto Financial Information Summit outline the key opportunities and challenges for machine learning and artificial intelligence in the financial markets.
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