This year, natural language processing came to the fore in capital markets, helping firms of all kinds parse huge, unstructured datasets.
NextGen Strategic Advisors partnered on the Oneview extension, which combines machine learning and NLP to help firms prep for Libor’s discontinuation.
Systems supplied by FIS struggled to handle a massive spike in March trading volumes, according to multiple sources.
Despite the coronavirus, the exchange is on track with plans to offer near 24-hour derivatives trading, new interest rate contracts, and increased transparency into ESG risks.
The transition away from Libor is a mammoth task for the banking sector—one that the industry is increasingly finding itself woefully unprepared for. By Hamad Ali
The vendor will be responsible for publishing the compound setting in arrears rate and the spread adjustment based on historical data, following the discontinuation of IBORs.
Failure to comply by 2020 will result in EU supervised entities’ inability to invest in products that reference benchmarks not approved by Esma.
In the spirit of giving, Refinitiv's head of regulatory and market structure shares which regulations he's keeping an eye on in 2019.
Data management is more about striving than finalizing.
As the industry scrambles to find the next best thing in a post-Libor world, the most viable emerging substitutions are based on actual transaction data, but still fall short.
Chat tools are being embraced again as the industry seeks more efficiency in the workflow.
Waters Wavelength Podcast Episode 80: All About Digital Currencies (And Some Libor, Politics & Game of Thrones)
There were major moves in the crypto space this week, which James has covered closely. They also discuss Libor's future phase-out, talk politics and analyze Game of Thrones.
Regulators may be about to call the industry's bluff on Mifid II time pressures
UK regulator puts scandal-hit benchmark on notice as industry examines alternative rates
ICE has also outlined plans to transition to calculation of Libor.
The new platform will enable financial firms to analyze chat data
Data consumers concerned that rates reforms may create new feeds with accompanying fees.
Surveillance vendor b-next has announced the release of a tool for its Capital Market Compliance (CMC) offering, aimed at detected suspicious trading activity around the foreign exchange (FX) fix.
The UK Serious Fraud Office (SFO), has announced that it is opening a criminal investigation into purported fraud in the foreign-exchange (FX) market.
George Osborne MP, the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, has instigated a wholesale review of how foreign-exchange (FX) markets in the UK are regulated, along with widening the scope of which benchmarks are covered by new legislation on market abuse.
With the Libor-rigging scandal still fresh in our memories, pay gaps widening, and the current furor raging over the merits and fairness of high-frequency trading, it’s no surprise that the capital markets have something of a perception problem among the…
UK-based market data technology provider Arcontech is seeking to position itself as an "exclusive" distributor of information from central banks, which will make distribution of market-moving information from central banks fairer than current practices,…
The UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, is reportedly preparing to announce plans that would see formal regulation enter the foreign-exchange (FX) markets for the first time.