Waters Wavelength Podcast Interview Series: PanAgora’s George Mussalli and Mike Chen hit on topics including building predictive models using point-in-time data, and balancing ESG portfolios.
A new era of accountability might see the Federal Reserve demand model explainability to keep financial system safe.
ThemeBot uses textual relevance and revenue attribution to construct a list of stocks, which is then verified by JPMAM’s active equity analysts.
Companies like Ice are looking at ways to help municipal bond investors gain transparency into a historically opaque market.
The company is consulting with buy-side and sell-side clients on how its newly developed GK Research Bot can best solve their research and information overload woes.
Mary-Catherine Lader says that the asset manager is building out new modeling tools to help users better understand how the decisions a company makes today can affect their performance in the future.
State Street’s Chris Berry explains how the asset servicer winnowed 60 ESG data providers down to six, and why this strategy has proved to be effective.
The system monitors annual reports for issuer compliance with listing rules, speeding up a formerly manual job.
Last year, most (if not all) financial technology providers either completed or started major projects that involved moving their products and services to the cloud. WatersTechnology looks at 15 of the more interesting cloud-migration initiatives from…
If banks want to future-proof against quantum computing disruption, Anthony says they need to start experimenting now. But there’s another reason to start down this path: as Goldman Sach’s William Zeng explains, there’s a lot of funding that’s available…
The two firms spent the better part of 2020 developing a detailed analysis of the quantum computing resources needed to achieve quantum advantage in derivatives pricing. Execs from IBM and Goldman explain why this benchmark is important for future…
Environmental, social and governance (ESG) investments and green technology are not new phenomena across the capital markets, although they have struggled to gain widespread acceptance. But now, in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, investors’ priorities…
WatersTechnology looks at how 10 different firms are embedding machine learning algorithms into their platforms and tools.
This year, natural language processing came to the fore in capital markets, helping firms of all kinds parse huge, unstructured datasets.
The firm is working with different machine-learning methods for portfolio construction, and expects its AI system to go live early next year.
Anthony looks at how two major tech companies in the capital markets space are evolving their cloud strategies and what they might mean for the industry at large.
Technologists are working to automate indications of interest from trading desks, according to UBS’s head of machine learning.
Agent-based modeling has taken root seemingly everywhere throughout the last decade, from theoretical physics, to military operations, to public health, to ride-sharing apps like Uber, and to a much lesser extent, finance. However, a year such as 2020…
Anthony provides some of his initial questions and thoughts following the S&P-IHS Markit deal. He also takes a second look at AML technology after getting some sage feedback.
JP Morgan Chase's head of AI technology and Deutsche Bank's head of innovation for the Americas at Deutsche Bank join to talk about AI, cloud, and more.
Sell-side firms and data providers are increasingly experimenting with natural-language generation to create new forms of automatically curated reports, emails and alerts, but the technique comes with significant challenges.
The data provider is using natural language generation to summarize news articles and write automated stories.
The QED team within the asset manager is aligning its focus next year to deliver a holistic AI platform to its investment professionals—including a recommendation engine.
Anthony says that while machine-learning models have been hit-and-miss during the pandemic, NLP is taking on greater importance. He also looks at how exchanges are looking to move their core matching engines to the cloud.