A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
The asset manager is using machine learning to estimate carbon footprints for companies that do not report emissions.
Data drives every business process across the buy side. The higher its quality, the more reliable, accurate and transparent the resulting downstream business processes are likely to be. That’s a simplistic characterization of what can be a highly…
A look at some of the key “people moves” from this week, including Vincent Georgel-O’Reilly (pictured), who's been appointed Emea head of alternatives at State Street.
While it would appear that Ion has acquired the Pisa-based vendor, details are murky. If the deal has gone through, though, it could mean contractual changes will occur in the near future for List users.
After Redditors staged an epic short squeeze against a handful of hedge funds, some in the industry are left wondering whether today’s models and data techniques are prepared for world where online often equals real life.
The EC is pushing for a tape for fixed-income instruments, and market participants say it could speed up electronification, if implemented properly.
The exchange’s pilot application to model enterprise risks cuts computation time from 10 years to 30 minutes.
The share of electronic trading in the market remains low, but a host of factors promise to change that for good.
Market participants will not have to use both the UPI and the Isin in their submissions to trade repositories, policy officer says.
Regulators will need biographical information to get the most out of the Consolidated Audit Trail, advisor said, as broker-dealers and exchanges argue over liability for breaches.
Anthony takes a look at an interesting announcement between FactSet and Microsoft and what it could hint at as to Microsoft’s future in the capital markets. He also examines Algorithmics in the year after the SS&C acquisition.
After eight years with IBM, Algorithmics has grown its staff significantly in the year since SS&C bought the risk analytics provider. The vendor is now taking aim at tapping into SS&C’s roster of buy-side users by embedding with the likes of Advent and…
A new era of accountability might see the Federal Reserve demand model explainability to keep financial system safe.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Abdellah Bouziane (pictured) who has been appointed global head of compliance at Carmignac.
Companies like Ice are looking at ways to help municipal bond investors gain transparency into a historically opaque market.
The partnership between the two major players in the buy-side technology space reflects the shift in how rivals do business.
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.
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…
Technology vendors have begun adopting Kubernetes and Docker to speed up application development and deployment at banks, but rethinking old ways will not be easy.
The new offering blends existing Axioma risk models into a single, nuanced risk assessment.
Quants wrestle with how far into the past their machine learning models should peer.
Wells Fargo’s Quantitative Prime Services division has tapped HPR’s Unimus platform, starting with its market access gateway and risk management tool.
In 2016, Anthony wrote that the blockchain revolution was overhyped—unsurprisingly, his opinions have not changed. He also delves into the Ion-Broadway deal, and looks at new consulting/advisory firms that have recently come to market.