The vendor is also experimenting with machine learning to help the buy-side sift through the vast amount of unstructured alternatives investment data.
Confluence has a big job ahead integrating StatPro’s various analytics tools.
As more financial institutions are starting to expand their usage of AI, they are turning to the cloud to help scale up. However, there are things to consider before doing so. Wei-Shen Wong examines.
The company plans to test machine-learning models in the coming months to automatically fix IT system fragmentation.
Smart contract developers should not be responsible for violations of regulation perpetrated on the blockchain, says Katten special counsel.
The bank's R&D arm, Main Incubator, has piloted blockchain projects, including settlement of commercial paper in T+0.
The vendor is live with FX NDFs on the new cloud-based platform, but credit has been pushed to 2020 earliest.
Northern Trust is doubling down on outsourced trading as asset managers face more margin pressures.
Led by Bryan Cross (pictured), the asset manager's QED team aims to blend quant and fundamental to find unique solutions to new problems.
Bureau Van Dijk's Compliance Catalyst has been rebuilt ahead of plans to move the platform to the cloud, as well as navigate the EU's fifth anti-money laundering directive.
The Danish vendor is looking to partner with fintechs to allow for buy-side firms to benefit from minimal integrations and to reduce contractual barriers.
Many in financial services are trialing artificial intelligence (AI) applications, with projects increasingly sophisticated in methodology and ambition. WatersTechnology, in partnership with SmartStream, recently convened a Chatham House-style discussion…
During the most recent CFTC TAC meeting, members discussed interoperability issues, as well as quantum encryption concerns.
As passive strategies and fee compression cut into active returns, buy-side firms are turning to internally generated data.
The service is planned to be released later this year, with the software provider also looking to introduce more Sybase customers to its Hana platform.
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.
Financial firms must maintain a register of all outsourced critical functions under new guidelines now in effect in Europe.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from the past week, including Marion Leslie (pictured) who joins SIX.
The technology provider is using advanced techniques and encryption to enable institutions to share AI models.
Tradewind is also considering covering assets other than precious metals.
The UK financial regulator is seeing fewer entrants into the industry as start-ups struggle to break into the market.
The investment manager's move to tackle unstructured data is starting with sell-side analyst reports.
Chi-X launched MatchPoint to meet the demand for anonymous trades during the closing auction.