The firm is developing themed asset categories for investors by finding new correlations in alternative datasets.
Many quants contend that you must be able to interpret machine learning in order to use it.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Kevin O’Connor of Algo-Logic (pictured).
A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
The evolution of natural language processing is rapidly progressing. Jo Wright takes a look at BERT, one of the more game-changing innovations that is helping to transform the field of machine learning in the capital markets.
With the growth of alternative data in the capital markets, firms are struggling to find value, and are disillusioned by the loss of time, human capital, and money. Goldman Sachs’ Matthew Rothman believes this has created a situation where vendors and…
Capital markets firms are continually looking for new ways to package and visualize a rising tide of information. It turns out there’s another industry looking to handle the same challenge—the video game industry.
The exchange group has made a strategic double buy hoping to boost capacity in solving portfolio and balance sheet risk for clients.
CRO Mike Patchen has helped build a system to identify risks before they grow or spread.
UBS Asset Management’s CDO & Element22's founder look at some of the challenges facing the alt data space.
The new business unit will unify Liquidnet's last three acquisitions: Prattle, RSRCHXchange, and OTAS.
Led by Bryan Cross (pictured), the asset manager's QED team aims to blend quant and fundamental to find unique solutions to new problems.
The managed service aims to provide portfolio, risk and compliance managers with additional ETF transparency.
BlackRock, MSCI, and La Française are some of the firms looking to replace traditional, linear risk models.
Caspian's Chris Jenkins says the crypto space is still struggling to attract institutional clients, who want greater regulatory guidance.
As global banks seek to promote trade finance as an investable asset class to the buy side, the sector’s lack of technology and data infrastructure have come to light.
Tech vendor’s new Sydney office will serve as a springboard into the rest of Asia-Pacific.
Fabrice Silberzan is playing a key role in the transformation of BNP Paribas Asset Management. With his background working across different cultures and various roles, from IT to securities and HR, the opera-loving Frenchman has a lot of lessons to share…
The ESG space is growing rapidly and gaining more attention, but one area that has been largely ignored by data providers is that of ESG information specific to fixed-income investors.
The firm is focused on building up its core infrastructure to be able to support its people and allow them to focus on revenue-generating tasks.