WatersTechnology speaks with data specialists from all parts of the capital markets in an in-depth examination of deep learning's impact in finance.
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…
A new study finds that while large asset managers are investing in big data analytics and alternative data, it’s a fraught process.
The quantitative analytics platform launch is in partnership with Microsoft Azure.
The enhanced presence and a move beyond rates are a result of new CEO Ralf Roth's plans to scale Quantitative Brokers' business beyond its core interest rate futures focus.
As the startup expands the number of retailers it tracks and adds geolocation data to its offering, it will eventually deploy a PaaS model for do-it-yourself geospatial analytics.
Thomas Jardine's new role at Trade Informatics is managing director and head of data analytics.
Clients of Eagle Investment Systems now have access to the S-Ray sustainability analysis tool.
Waters examines some of the most important events in financial technology of the past 25 years.
Caitong Securities opts for Horizon’s platform to trade ETF options on the Shanghai Stock Exchange.
How much time do data scientists, analysts and quants spend doing the jobs they're employed to do? In the vast majority of cases, not enough
While ESG data is gaining prominence, institutional investors are increasingly looking to incorporate climate change information into the portfolio construction process.
The investment will be used to accelerate growth and bolster the firm's global presence.
IMD/IRD Awards 2018
The relatively nascent alternative data industry is creating challenges for asset managers, specifically when it comes to a lack of historical data and a lack of talent that can interrogate the data.
Lack of skills for evaluating alternative datasets remains an industry problem, with firms looking to hire data scientists and technologists to make use of the new data.
The bank is creating a new group tasked with finding data within its securities division that could be sold to clients.
Armanta will be deployed within IBM’s Watson Financial Services’ financial risk unit, which grew out of the tech giant’s acquisition of Algorithmics.
The first tool from Deutsche Bank’s Data Innovation Group analyzes companies’ values based on ESG and other factors, and public perception of a company’s ESG efforts.
Brokers are concerned that reports on best execution, due in just a few days, may be too onerous to produce in full.
Neudata secures funding and will continue alternative data vetting for data platforms.
Chicago-based firm adds Value at Risk to its latest risk management offerings.
The use of natural language generation to summarize research data increases engagement, according to speakers at this year's North American Innovation Summit, although true insights are still hard to glean.
With the fund industry growing at exponential rates, Morningstar turned to disruptive technologies to keep pace and ensure it could deliver sufficient coverage without compromising the processes used by its human analysts. Max Bowie chronicles the five…