Fund managers, vendors and trade associations release joint paper on making distributed-ledger technology work for the buy side.
Bill Murphy, CTO of Blackstone, once again joins the podcast to discuss the private equity firm's new offices, designed to house its innovations team.
2018 is the year when large numbers of participants in the derivatives market expect to see emerging technologies being integrated into their existing technology ecosystems
As part of a corporate restructure, SIX Group introduces its new executive board.
Seth Thomson, CIO of DRW, talks to Waters about his career, innovation and how the firm has expanded into new asset classes, including cryptocurrencies.
JPMorgan Asset and Wealth Management (AWM) CIO Mike Urciuoli wins this year’s best technology executive (buy side) award, commanding a technology budget of over $1 billion. After taking the reins at AWM in 2014, Urciuoli embarked on a period of radical…
A key strategy in JPMorgan Asset and Wealth Management’s Quantitative Beta Strategies (QBS) team lies in event-driven investing, specifically in systematically investing in M&A deals, alongside equity long/short strategies. But the team struggled with…
AI is experiencing a renaissance, but some are concerned that it could carry hidden risks.
Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation bolsters Institutional Trade Processing product suite.
Europe’s regulatory big bang arrives today as an evolving set of rules rather than a finished product.
The pick of Waters' coverage stretching from bitcoin becoming an asset class to exchanges launching futures.
Thin volumes have marked bitcoin futures contracts launched by its rival, but traders hope CME's move will bolster order book depth.
Trading in the world’s first bitcoin futures began on Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE) last night, triggering market circuit breakers twice as investors piled on, causing the spot price of bitcoin to jump by more than $2,000 amid lingering concerns about the…
The fintech "revolution" of the past few years is looking less like it will displace traditional finance, and more like it will join it.
Users can build Corda applications on the AWS cloud, bypassing the need for individual permissions on local machines.
Technology such as AI and machine learning can help compliance officers catch fraud, but more transparency, education and stronger data is needed, experts say.
The exchange expects to release the proposed timing for transition for market feedback by the end of March 2018.
Victor says chief innovation officers are becoming more common in the industry, but they have their work cut out for them.
Market participants express concern over potential risks these contracts could pose to clearinghouses, as exchanges self-certify contracts for trading.
The exchange group becomes third major operator to develop derivatives based on bitcoin.
Goldman Sachs' Joanne Hannaford explains how the bank borrowed innovative data techniques from firms like Google and Amazon to help shape its data management strategy.
Regulatory body for Québec financial markets appoints new lead for fintech and innovation programs.
Banks are increasingly adopting new machine learning techniques for compliance and surveillance, but should be wary of setting expectations too high.
John details his key takeaways from the first WatersTechnology Innovation Summit.