In the final part of this five-part feature on emerging technologies in the capital markets, we look at the risks and the rewards associated with adopting and implementing such technologies, and how to go about striking that delicate balance between rushing in too quickly and being an industry laggard.
Swiss environmental, social and governmental (ESG) risk data provider RepRisk is preparing to add country-sector matrixes to its company database of ESG information, enabling banks, asset managers and pension funds to view the ESG risks relating to specific sectors in each country.
Trading software vendor RTS Realtime Systems has released a new version of its RTD Tango Trader platform, featuring a "sophisticated" charting and analytics package of more than 30 customizable analytical indicators.
Chicago-based data and investment research provider Morningstar has appointed Josh Charlson director of alternative funds research, responsible for the vendor's alternative investment research analyst team and for editing the vendor's Alternative Investments Observer quarterly newsletter.
Trading technology vendor RealTime Systems Group (RTS) has released a new version of its click and algorithmic trading front-end, RTD Tango Trader 2.0, including a chart analytics package and algo development services.
The launch of a European derivatives venue by the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Group has been long awaited. Yesterday, CME Europe finally received regulatory approval from the Bank of England (BoE) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), and is now ready to proceed with what it sees as an organic extension of its natural strengths, when the venue goes live on April 27.
Despite recent headline-splashing travails, Bitcoin is steadily gaining reception among the world's largest market-makers and hedge funds. Atlas, an alternative trading system (ATS), and network services provider Perseus are meeting that demand via the venue's co-locations in New York, Hong Kong, and Singapore.
In this sponsored statement, Thomson Reuters' Tim Lind enumerates the challenges of the risk exposure directive and immediate ways to view and manage data to those ends
The difference between disruptive and emerging technologies.
With most demonstrable Big Data success stories in business-to-consumer markets, Kelvin To, founder and president of Data Boiler Technologies, asks whether Big Data has real opportunities for business-to-business financial firms and technology providers?
As the Internet of Things takes hold in the retail space, Anthony wonders if this concept will spread into the capital markets in the near future, or if this is still too bleeding edge for the banking industry, much less buy-side institutions.
March 2014 - sponsored by: Advent: CenturyLink Technology Solutions; Cloudera; Green Key Technologies; Maxeler Technologies
December 2013 - sponsored by: Avox, a DTCC Company, Noetic Partners, SIX Financial Information
December 2013 - sponsored by: Apama, Nasdaq OMX, Nice Actimize
November 2013 - sponsored by: Datawatch, Platts, Thomson Reuters
This event will discuss the latest updates on FATCA, its impact on data management and best practices to simplify compliance. With the fast approaching deadline of July 1, FATCA continues to become ever more challenging for the data industry. Financial institutions need to prepare for new data management requirements and upgrade their systems to meet regulatory demands.
WatersTechnology and Sell-Side Technology are pleased to present the 4th annual North American Trading Architecture Summit. The conference will bring together technologists, architects, software developers and data center managers from both the financial community to discuss the latest issues in trading technology. You will hear how to achieve super low-latency for trades and reduce the escalating costs of developing and maintaining infrastructure, as well as meet 300+ trading IT professionals.
The aim of the Sell-Side Technology awards is to recognize the leading technologies and third-party vendors in their area of expertise, through an auditable and transparent methodology underpinned by the input and experience of eight judges – four sell-side CIOs and four of Waters magazine’s senior staff members.