Systems supplied by FIS struggled to handle a massive spike in March trading volumes, according to multiple sources.
A summary of some of the past week's financial technology news.
The Aussie exchange is to begin industry-wide testing of its DLT settlement program.
The securities services business has embarked on an API strategy to offload its legacy tech and produce better connected products.
The post-trade firm and custodian will launch new data services for fixed income liquidity and APIs for its reference data offerings.
The US exchange is again planning to offer crypto derivatives, while after previous attempts to gain regulatory approval to list crypto ETFs were thwarted.
WatersTechnology looks at 16 projects in the capital markets that involve machine learning to show where the industry is heading.
As increased regulatory reporting obligations add to the pressure financial institutions are under to manage intraday liquidity, centralizing siloed legacy systems into a single automated solution can offer an enterprise-wide, real-time view of liquidity…
The custodian is trying to make digitization core to all the organization's activities, its innovation head says.
Financial firms are pushing for a distributed market infrastructure model through efforts like Isda's Common Domain Model and distributed ledger technology.
Post-trade company looks to stay ahead of DLT curve with plans to act as CCP for firms trading on permission-based blockchains.
Technology provider's effort to track the lifecycle of a digital asset moves beyond the proof-of-concept phase.
A year after issuing the first blockchain-traded bond, the lender says blockchain technology could drastically cut settlement times and costs.
As institutional interest in cryptocurrencies grows, new and old exchanges are now turning to futures contracts to grow institutional interest. After fits and starts, crypto futures might be nearing a tipping point.
Dr. Lee Braine walks through how the bank is experimenting with quantum computing and where the field is heading.
Waters Europe: Data requirements are driving better data for consumption across the bank.
WatersTechnology examines some of the disillusionment permeating the capital markets when it comes to blockchain.
The first rollout of the offering is geared toward smaller and new brokers looking to outsource their back-office tech.
Marc Mercuri of Microsoft explains where the tech giant sees room for blockchain solutions in the future.
While the initial go-live date of SFTR is set for early 2020, data availability and legacy processes remain the leading roadblocks.
As some firms are pushing forward with blockchain projects, others are saying it's not yet ready for prime time.
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,.
A look at the massive tech projects (and legal battles) underway at the NYSE, which are being led by Stacey Cunningham.
Pérez-Tasso will take over from current CEO Gottfried Leibbrandt, who will step down in June.