From the data battle between the SGX and India to the ASX green-lighting its clearing blockchain project, Wei-Shen Wong looks back on topics that made headlines this past year.
US exchange group’s offer rejected by holdout investors who deemed Swedish fintech firm undervalued.
The Consolidated Audit Trail will begin receiving reports on November 15, a year after it was supposed to start.
While economic measures might place markets in Kenya, Tanzania, Palestine and elsewhere firmly in the “emerging” bracket, their use of technology is anything but.
ErisX will be launching a derivatives exchange and clearing organization, while trueDigital is releasing a bitcoin swap contract.
While advanced voice analytics technologies have been around for years, banks have often used them as a blunt instrument, or a regulatory checkbox. Now they are increasingly seeing them as useful tools for managing conduct risk and employee protection…
Institutional investors want to enter the crypto space but the lack of infrastructure around guaranteed latency and access to real-time market data is hindering a wider entry into the field. By Emilia David
Ryusuke Yokoyama sits down with Wei-Shen Wong to discuss his three-decade career at the TSE and JPX, how the exchange is looking to help the industry improve its settlement cycles and how the company is experimenting with blockchain and AI technologies…
Banks and exchanges turn to new technologies to enhance workflows, but it's still early days for the virtual trading floor.
The US exchange will make an all-cash offer for the troubled Swedish vendor.
The application allows users to glean real-time price data from transcriptions of calls between traders and counterparties.
Waters examines some of the most important events in financial technology of the past 25 years.
In a period where most stock exchanges are facing uncertain futures and are eyeing consolidation with rivals, one of the world’s largest is hitting its stride.
Aquis will provide a matching engine and surveillance technology when the project commences.
The Senior Managers Regime and #MeToo campaigns are making banks increasingly conscious of employee conduct
The implementation of Mifid II in January 2018, along with the existing Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) introduced new responsibilities and obligations for market participants
Joint venture offers institutional investors the benefits of a high-speed centralized trading platform for cryptocurrency futures contracts.
The platform aims to modernize communications among counterparties and deliver sophisticated data analytics.
As IT systems are buckling under the pressure of modern day trading volumes and regulatory requirements, some firms are turning to AI to predict and minimize outages.
Senior CCP specialists say some emerging technologies have promise, but significant hurdles remain.
Blockbid signs LexisNexis Risk and ThreatMetrix to combat fraud.
CEO Friedman said exchange's competitive advantage lies in the technology it provides to other markets.
Compliance officers say they are increasingly looking at AI-powered tools to help with things like surveillance, reporting and fraud monitoring.
At this year's North American Financial Information Summit, industry experts talked about the importance of sourcing and using internal data to find alpha.