While much attention has been given to cloud, AI, blockchain and other buzzwords, without a proper data foundation, those tools will not deliver the results that have been promised.
As the December holiday break loomed, a new tool released by OpenAI had engineers, analysts, programmers and even writers like Anthony wondering what the future of their professions might hold.
Following LSEG’s partnership with Microsoft, Anthony talks with some industry participants to explore what this might mean for exchange tech going forward.
Rishi Nangalia and Nilesh Nanavati, founding partners of advisory firm OpCo, say that while consortium projects are popular in the capital markets, most fail to get off the ground. Can that be prevented?
The future of exchange technology resides in the cloud…not blockchain. Anthony says ASX proved this with its Chess replacement project.
As banks and asset managers move more workloads to the cloud, they’re trying to find ways to cooperate to cut costs and exert more influence over the likes of AWS, Google and Microsoft. Anthony wonders if these early efforts will yield beneficial results…
Industry veterans says there’s a dearth of market data management talent in the lower ranks. Following Max Bowie’s coverage, Anthony explores some other reasons for this brain drain.
While most every trading firm is migrating workflows and platforms to the cloud, Anthony explains that not every migration project is created equal.
Neal Pawar, the former CTO of AQR and current COO of Qontigo, chats with Anthony about some of the major trends that are changing how asset managers interact with the vendor community, and how this shift mirrors the most significant evolutions in capital…
As “work from home” becomes the new normal, Anthony explores his own anxieties and whether they mirror similar trends unfolding in the workplace.
As funding for startups and young companies dries up due to inflation and rising interest rates, Anthony looks at some of the vendors that have received monetary infusions this year to see if there are any patterns to be gleaned.
As ASX’s Chess replacement project stalls yet again, Anthony wonders if the exchange is at risk of falling behind the likes of Cboe, Nasdaq and CME, which are making major investments in cloud technology.
Some of the largest trading platform providers have embarked on major integration projects in recent years. As fintech disruption continues, Anthony says this is not a fad, but an evolutionary shift.
Anthony looks at some of the major cloud-based projects to hit the capital markets over the last 2.5 years.
The creator of Perzo/Symphony has started a new company called Hive. Anthony chats with David Gurle to see how the startup will look to disrupt the cloud space.
Anthony looks at some of the questions that came up from industry participants in the wake of the LSEG-MayStreet deal.
Anthony thinks that the fintech community should be looking over their shoulders as the major cloud providers are going to disrupt financial markets even more than they do today.
Anthony examines how an open-sourced implementation of the FDC3 standard might change the interoperability landscape.
Upstart Snowflake hopes to be the global data network that brings true interoperability between data and trading platforms across the capital markets. Anthony says it’s an audacious plan, but one worth watching.
Anthony takes issue with how blockchain is still being covered in the media and at industry conferences. What else is new?
In the order and execution management space, and in the mid-tier market data platform provider space, there’s been a fair amount of M&A activity in recent years. Anthony looks at why some market observers are worried about this consolidation.
An investment bank and an asset manager have filed a class-action lawsuit against Cusip Global Services, S&P Global, the ABA and FactSet. Anthony explores some of the questions that such a suit raises.
According to Google’s Phil Moyer, the capital markets are shifting from a world where location determined liquidity, to one where accessibility will be the main differentiator for exchanges. Anthony explores what this could mean for trading firms going…
Thanks to technological advancement, firms are finding new ways to monetize data. While the question of “who owns the data” was never a pressing one in the past, Anthony says that there are reasons to believe that will soon change.