The international standards body says it is working on getting out its first standard for blockchain terminology.
As cloud computing becomes an ever more critical component of any modern financial technology infrastructure, cloud deals are coming under increased regulatory scrutiny.
Anthony Malakian spent several weeks with RBC Capital Markets and OpenFin to see how desktop app interoperability works in motion.
Despite technological advancements, the onboarding process is still a slog. Banks and vendors are trying to change that.
The tech company is looking at standardization in the alternative data space.
As global banks seek to promote trade finance as an investable asset class to the buy side, the sector’s lack of technology and data infrastructure have come to light.
As ESG data becomes more of a commodity, firms are struggling with how best to incorporate carbon data.
Alternative data holds great promise as a leading indicator of alpha. But in response to firms struggling with the data science aspects of integrating the data, various industry participants are pursuing new initiatives to make it more accessible,…
While tech advancements are being made, buy-side firms still rely on humans to make sense of alt data.
A failed ballot for a Bloomberg-backed identifier reveals the enormous consequences of industry tendencies toward complacency and cost-cutting.
Bloomberg’s Gerard Francis looks at the challenges that capital markets firms face when trying to incorporate alternative datasets.
The trading platform has snapped up a MIC code as it ponders whether the growing market segment needs a ParFX model.
As asset managers seek to incorporate ESG factors into their portfolios, they are facing challenges—particularly around data consistency. Some say custodians could offer solutions.
TC 68 chair sets 2020 goal for industry-wide upper-level semantic ontology.
Bloomberg users can now access Bombay Stock Exchange data via a faster and more accessible format.
Gary Goldberg is chief data officer for Mizuho Securities EMEA. Here is how he built the data department from the ground up. Photos by Jonathan Goldberg.
An analysis of some of the major initiatives to improve corporate reporting of environmental, social and governance factors to help investors better price-in risks and opportunities and make meaningful comparisons of company performance.
Financial technology and engineering expert Jim Northey will lead the technical committee behind ISO 20022.
WatersTechnology recaps some of year’s top EU stories.
He found fame as the mind behind C++, one of the most popular programming languages ever created. But today, Bjarne Stroustrup is a managing director at Morgan Stanley where he works to create more efficient and secure technology infrastructures.
The age-old problem of achieving straight through processing remains a challenge for some buy-side firms today. But time is running out.
Measuring Blockchain’s Financial Services Benefits and Mapping Its Future
Data experts testify that right now, the financial services industry is uniquely positioned for semantics breakthroughs that will revolutionize the way data is managed, leading to unprecedented payoffs.
Waters examines some of the most important events in financial technology of the past 25 years.