By Elliot Noma PhD, Managing Director, Garrett Asset Management. AI has conquered games and image recognition, but will it master investing? The short answer is yes, but how soon and how complete?
By Mark Vos, Chief Information Security Officer, Iress.Cybersecurity has become a significant and increasing cost of doing business, but by striving for a “best fit” solution, it can be a business enabler.
By Jay Boyd, Application Services Technology Officer, Invesco. Implementing large-scale systems programmes requires commitment and discipline as asset managers aim to take advantage of new technologies.
With Gary Kazantsev, Head of Machine Learning, Gideon Mann, Head of Data Science, and Bruno Dupire, Head of Quantitative Research, Bloomberg. Machine learning cannot do everything, but is growing.
By Matthias Burghardt, Head of Xitaro Exchange System Development, Boerse Stuttgart. If you consider MiFID II testing requirements are a challenge, you might have a problem with your established processes today.
By Rupert Walker, Managing Editor, GlobalTrading. New products, the extension of China Connect and service upgrades are strengthening HKEX’s role as a leading financial hub.
By Sara Furber, Head of Listings, IEX. IEX hopes to attract primary listings from corporate issuers who demand a fairer, cheaper service.
By Duncan Begg, Electronic Product Manager, ITG Asia Pacific. A data-driven broker selection tool demonstrates a process-driven, quantitative approach to execution performance measurement.
By Damian Bierman, Head of Asia-Pacific, Portware. Trading systems need to incorporate new configurations and capabilities to meet the best execution requirements of MiFID II.
Write-up by Rupert Walker, Managing Editor, GlobalTrading. Automation throughout the trading process is increasing rapidly, but there are roles for human agency.
By Rupert Walker, Managing Editor, GlobalTrading.Technology and regulation are re-shaping the trading industry in a shifting geopolitical environment.
By Curt Engler, Head of Equities Trading, The Americas, JP Morgan Asset Management. Systemisation should be a gradual process until it becomes a solid foundation for further development.
By Jim Northey, Senior Vice President, Strategy and Research, Itiviti. Market participants have a duty to ensure that they pursue best practices.
By Sanjay Awasthi, Director, Central Dealing Desk, Eastspring Investments. Different levels of stock liquidity determine the best way to transact a block trade.
By Mark England, Senior Managing Director, Head of Asset Manager Sector Sales, Asia Pacific, State Street. The application of digital technology is shaking up the investment management industry.
By Joseph Bacchi, Head of Multi-Asset Trading and Investment Operations, Acadian Asset Management. A reliance on electronic tools creates a danger that human expertise is not fully harnessed.
By Courtney Doyle McGuinn, Operations Director, FIX Trading Community. The countdown continues in earnest to January 2018 and the go-live date for MiFID II compliance.
By Sean Cunningham, Head of Capital Markets for iShares and Index Investing APAC, BlackRock. Exchange Traded Funds can be an increasingly important vehicle for investors to access depleted fixed income...
By Eugene Kanevsky, Global Head of Electronic Trading, CLSA. AI technology is an indispensable tool for traders to gain an edge in the algorithm arms race.
By Michael O’Brien, Vice President, Head of Product Management, Global Risk & Surveillance, Nasdaq. Regulation plays a major role in the buy-side’s use of trade surveillance technology.
By Cathy Gibson, Director and UK Head of FI Trading, Deutsche Asset Management. MiFID II is a catalyst for innovation in bond trading.
By Edward Sanderson, Vice President, Advanced Execution Services, Credit Suisse. Several factors are forcing firms to choose how best to integrate their dealing platforms.
By Don Mendelson, Owner, Silver Flash LLC and Technical Architect, FIX Trading Community. SBE has led to both a technical and an organizational revolution for FIX.