Anthony brings in some guests to give predictions about what interoperability will look like over the next 12 months and what firms need to start preparing for today.
If banks want to future-proof against quantum computing disruption, Anthony says they need to start experimenting now. But there’s another reason to start down this path: as Goldman Sach’s William Zeng explains, there’s a lot of funding that’s available…
Anthony takes a look at some of the major projects that involved application interoperability from last year. The list includes feats by Goldman Sachs, BlackRock, Barclays, ICE, State Street, Refinitiv, and FactSet.
Anthony looks at how two major tech companies in the capital markets space are evolving their cloud strategies and what they might mean for the industry at large.
RBC is building a new custody platform using a variety of vendors, and it shows how the interoperability movement is progressing. But Anthony wonders how interop will continue to evolve at a time of great consolidation.
Anthony provides some of his initial questions and thoughts following the S&P-IHS Markit deal. He also takes a second look at AML technology after getting some sage feedback.
Anthony says that while machine-learning models have been hit-and-miss during the pandemic, NLP is taking on greater importance. He also looks at how exchanges are looking to move their core matching engines to the cloud.
Anthony wonders if AML platforms are being scrutinized enough by banks and regulators, then looks at Wells Fargo's tapping of HPR for its quant division and Northern Trust’s blockchain plans.
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.
Anthony takes a look at some new alternative data offerings coming to market, and also explains why there’s so little election coverage on this website.
Anthony explores changing concept of a trading platform, and what that might mean for the future of tech development.
Anthony takes a look at some interesting chatbot use cases that are beginning to bear fruit.
What do Liquidnet and Trading Technologies (and others) have in common? Anthony explains. He also discusses advancement—and disillusionment—in the quantum space.
Anthony explores some of the questions raised by Refinitiv's plan to move away from Eikon and Thomson One. He also looks at data governance trends, and asks why the FIGI is having such a tough time gaining acceptance.
Anthony looks at an interesting project using causal inference by IBM and Refinitiv, and what this latest evolution of machine learning could mean for innovation in the capital markets in the future.
Anthony Malakian looks at the industry’s digital rights project and new tech platforms that aim to revolutionize the capital markets.
Waters Wrap: How Cloud, APIs, and Open Source Are Changing the World of Fintech (And Blockchain's ZTA Play)
Anthony looks at how the lines that have traditionally defined the world of "fintech" are blurring. Also, can blockchain help with ZTA's advancement?
Anthony explores how Snowflake is trying to win over business in the cap markets, talks about the reference data space, and examines a new breed of data vendors.
Due to the pandemic and rapid advancements in the fields of AI and mobile technology, regulators in the US and Europe have unique challenges on their hands.
Waters Wrap: Banks Increasingly Lean on Vendors for 'Moonshots' (And Office Space Concerns & Symphony's KYC Play)
Anthony says that plenty of innovative projects are currently underway in the capital markets, it's just that banks are relying more heavily on vendors for those moonshots.
Anthony looks at what's become of NEX since the CME acquisition, as well as discussions over odd lot reform and S&P's Kensho implementation.
As exchanges partner with cloud providers to move more functions to the cloud, Anthony wonders if these partnerships could become competitive in the future.
As ESG becomes more popular, Tony believes that a great decoupling needs to happen.
Waters Wrap: The Problem with Big Ideas (and Some Ramblings on Virtual Desktops & Tech's Blurred Lines)
Isda's CDM leaves banks questioning the way forward; the rise of virtual-desktop infrastructures; generic business intelligence tools become more popular.