State Street is teaming up with Harvard professor George Serafeim to create solutions that help institutional investors find ESG materiality.
ASX plans to release the CHESS replacement in 2021 and the hope is to cut into Swift settlements.
Traders in the US, Europe and Asia behave differently. Wei-Shen Wong finds out how cultural differences can influence the popularity of certain algorithms.
Robotics’ promise to revolutionize operations by automating tasks and accelerating processes is hitting implementation roadblocks.
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…
Tech providers are emerging from all corners as the final phases of initial margin rules closes in, which are expected to capture over 1,000 buy-side and sell-side firms over the next 18 months.
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.
In February, UK and EU regulators made announcements expected to shed light on the future of data sharing and alleviate some uncertainty post-Brexit, but industry experts say the latest statements fall short of lifting the real burden on affected firms.
Buy-side participants are now more aware of the risks associated with FX settlement, and are getting more involved in managing them.
One of the largest financial institutions in Mexico is digitizing core risk and compliance functions to consolidate operations, reduce reconciliation costs and future-proof its IT infrastructure.
WatersTechnology investigates the torturous journey to create a stock-trading database for the US, and where the project goes from here.
As interest in cryptocurrency trading refuses to wither, despite a bearish year, traders are increasingly calling for institutional-grade tooling from traditional markets to further develop the asset class.
Paul Bari’s career has taken him across oceans and continents, but his true north has always been a fascination with mathematics. Now, he’s tackling not only the future of one of Northern Europe’s largest banks, but its employees, too
Anthony Hodson is senior vice president of market data at OTC Markets Group following its acquisition of Qaravan.
Arachnys' Navigator solution will allow analysts to screen for negative news and find entity profile information for new clients.
The final phases of initial margin rules are expected to capture over the next two years more than 1,000 buy-side and sell-side firms, which technology providers see as potential customers.
For over 50 years, modern asset management has been guided by the Capital Asset Pricing Model and the theories of Harry Markowitz. Yet, a father-and-son team in Boston says it’s wrong—and they can prove it.
Outsourcing reporting could create technological dependencies that could add to firms’ problems in the future.
Months away from the UK’s departure from the EU, much of the industry is still in the dark over operational requirements post-Brexit, and time is running out.
The EU's market cops have urged the adoption of a unified approach to crypto assets across member states.
The new features are designed around feedback from clients and will be available from next month.
Data management is more about striving than finalizing.
Processing corporate actions is usually the last workflow to be automated, mainly due to the complexities involved and the weakness of underlying data. Wei-Shen Wong explains how this has changed over the last few years and what challenges remain.
There is a movement underway to establish universal standards and the semantic ontologies that make them sing. As the industry approaches semantic utopia, questions remain about what steps need to be taken to get there and whether all the work will be…