The Japanese bank has already automated handwritten form processing and is experimenting with AI to make use of its unstructured data.
Data collection and cleansing increasingly seen as foundation for compliance and efficiency
Japan, previously insular in its approach to data operations—and interactions with other markets in the data realm—is beginning to exert leadership within the Asia-Pacific region.
Increased openness to foreign engagement with financial data emerges
Machine learning and fintech promise innovation, while European systems dictates raise questions
Firms still waiting for 'eureka' moment on Big Data's value in capital markets.
Most agree that low-latency infrastructure will make the Japanese market more efficient.
Firms want new ways to subscribe to and pay for data.
According to NRI's Kazumitsu Yokokawa, asset managers in Japan are working to grow their global presence largely through acquisition. Additionally, the regulatory and economic environment in the nation is changing in a way that may prove favorable to buy…
After a decade of heavy investment in low-latency infrastructure technologies, firms are now looking to lessen their spend and focus their budgets on enhancing those infrastructures to better deliver data and to provide real-time analytics, according to…
During a panel discussion at this year's Tokyo Trading Architecture Summit, end users talked about how they are investing in new technologies for pre- and post-trade risk checks, and how these solutions are becoming a competitive differentiator.
According to studies conducted by consultancy Celent, dark pool trading in the US has steadily risen since 2008.
Demand for more complete and well-prepared data reporting could lead one to consider collaborative efforts that point the way to better data reporting
Demand for granular data is being driven by global regulation and standards efforts. Michael Shashoua covers some Asia-Pacific viewpoints about the reporting demands that these rules create, and their built-in jurisdictional issues
At the recent Tokyo Trading Architecture Summit, Neil Katkov, senior vice president of the Asia region for Celent, laid out the state of high-frequency trading (HFT) in the US and discussed what might lie ahead for Japan.
Thanks to a new three-tiered economic plan and relative stability at the top of the Japanese government, there is some hope that Japan will jolt its sluggish economy—though many still have their doubts. But Anthony says that hope and stability are…
In Japan, LEI data will eventually work as a common language for counterparty data, according to Denis Sweeney of Interactive Data
At this year's Tokyo Trading Architecture Summit, panelists discussed the costs of implementing a co-location strategy. This is part two of a three-part Q&A.
An international policy forum is working on a project to collect and coordinate pricing data from multiple markets, with the intent of clearing up jurisdictional issues
At this year's Tokyo Trading Architecture Summit, panelists discussed how firms have chased latency improvements, while balancing cost and time to market. Some ultimately decide to change course.
In part three of a three-part series, members of Japan's trading community discuss the decisions they have to make about what to invest in, and what will have to wait for another day.
At this year's Tokyo Trading Architecture Summit, panelists for two Japanese trading firms discussed how they're working to automate their systems.
Panelists at this year's Tokyo Trading Architecture Summit discussed what the merger of the Tokyo and Osaka exchanges will mean for the Japanese market in the future.
Stories and features in the May issue of Inside Reference Data identify remaining hurdles for legal entity identifier, question how widely understood are the LEI's benefits, and explore drives to secure its value