As the private markets grow, so does investor appetite for them, particularly as public markets hurt. Emerging technologies are helping.
After a decade of supercharging low-latency applications, Wei-Shen Wong explores how FPGAs are pushing into new areas of the capital markets, driven by interest in AI & ML.
A look at some of the key 'people moves' from this week including Greg Ruppert (pictured) who joins Finra as executive vice president.
If hedge funds and VCs tighten their spending in 2020—a likely outcome—it could be the alternative data market taking the brunt of the punishment.
A summary of the past week's financial technology news.
A summary of some of the past week's financial technology news.
A sale was originally reported, but this PE investment will allow the firm to grow its ESG, ETF offering while considering a sale at a later time.
The vendor believes its planned dashboard of synthetic consumer spend data will help a wider audience on the buy side exploit predictive company revenue data.
While real blockchain rollouts are still few and far between, some firms made progress in 2019. Here are 18 projects in some stage of development.
With Bloomberg founder Michael Bloomberg confirming a run for president, Max ponders the possible outcomes if the data giant goes up for sale.
WatersTechnology spent three months examining Fidessa to see what has transpired inside the vendor since the Ion acquisition. During a period of great change, a lot of questions—and worry—remain.
A look at some of the key "people moves" over the last week, including Ryan Gwin (pictured), who joins MarketAxess.
The vendor is also experimenting with machine learning to help the buy-side sift through the vast amount of unstructured alternatives investment data.
The value of real estate markets dwarfs other asset classes, but a lack of data has hindered its development. Part 1 of a 2-part series.
FIS is pushing to add greater automation for its private-equity business in an effort to streamline workflows.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from July 8-12, including Alexandre Tombini, who joins BIS.
Investments into blockchain have continued to grow despite the crypto winter and the downfall of ICOs. VC investors are banking on their belief that blockchain will ultimately offer transformation across many industries,.
The $17.4 million investment will drive growth across all areas of the company, officials say.
Market data veteran Cornelia Andersson now heads research and market data teams for all of Blackstone Group.
The bank currently has two blockchain projects in train, for private equity and clearing.
Financial firms with a data or technology ‘vendor’ arm developed in house are finding that separation can benefit both business lines. Max Bowie speaks to companies that have spun out from other organizations about the good, the bad, and the ugly aspects…
Pamlico's undisclosed equity stake will allow the vendor to continue investing in product development, organic growth, and acquisitions, where appropriate, officials say.
The information provider will now keep MarkitSERV, despite putting it up for sale earlier this year.
IMD/IRD Awards 2018