Digitalization and Transformation Innovation Hub
Brought to you by WatersTechnology, this Innovation Hub provides in-depth insights on how financial firms are using cutting-edge technologies to make actionable investment and operational decisions, with focus on machine learning, AI, robotics, cognitive computing, automation, data analytics and much more.
Seth Thomson, CIO of DRW, talks to Waters about his career, innovation and how the firm has expanded into new asset classes, including cryptocurrencies.
AI is experiencing a renaissance, but some are concerned that it could carry hidden risks.
Ben Richmond, International RegTech Association president for the UK and Ireland, becomes the organization’s first CEO.
Europe’s regulatory big bang arrives today as an evolving set of rules rather than a finished product.
The pick of Waters' coverage stretching from bitcoin becoming an asset class to exchanges launching futures.
The California-based company has built a quantitative analysis engine using machine learning to help score sell-side analysts and search for potential black-swan events.
Thin volumes have marked bitcoin futures contracts launched by its rival, but traders hope CME's move will bolster order book depth.
The network will provide organizations access to quantum expertise and resources to help with experiments in a 20-qubit environment.
With CRSP, the pilot will bring index data immediately to asset managers' networks.
The vendor will make real-time data on popular crypto pairs available immediately through its app.
While asset management doesn’t have anywhere near the same level of regulatory oversight as investment banking or consumer retail banking, the winds of change are blowing.
Trading in the world’s first bitcoin futures began on Cboe Futures Exchange (CFE) last night, triggering market circuit breakers twice as investors piled on, causing the spot price of bitcoin to jump by more than $2,000 amid lingering concerns about the…
The fintech "revolution" of the past few years is looking less like it will displace traditional finance, and more like it will join it.
Victor Anderson, who is in town from London, joins Anthony and James to dig into the key themes from Waters USA.
Users can build Corda applications on the AWS cloud, bypassing the need for individual permissions on local machines.
Technology such as AI and machine learning can help compliance officers catch fraud, but more transparency, education and stronger data is needed, experts say.
The exchange expects to release the proposed timing for transition for market feedback by the end of March 2018.
British government releases a number of proposals to maintain the strength of the UK’s investment managers after Brexit.
Market participants express concern over potential risks these contracts could pose to clearinghouses, as exchanges self-certify contracts for trading.
Wei-Shen Wong joins the podcast to discuss some of the major trends affecting the APAC marketplace. They also examine Xavier Rolet's leave and Nasdaq's bitcoin futures play.
The exchange group becomes third major operator to develop derivatives based on bitcoin.
Although it still needs more time in the oven, technology is powering a quiet revolution in research and analytics—and the fusion of the two may transform the investment process.
Goldman Sachs' Joanne Hannaford explains how the bank borrowed innovative data techniques from firms like Google and Amazon to help shape its data management strategy.
State Street has hired former Colt executive Ralph Achkar as managing director, digital solutions business partner.
Waters Wavelength Podcast Episode 97: C-Level Execs Talk Bitcoin, Fintechs, Cognitive Computing & Open-Source Tech
In separate interviews, executives from AQR, JPMorgan, Cboe and IBM discuss topics permeating the capital markets.
Panelists at the recent WatersTechnology Innovation Summit highlight two of the main challenges to greater use of AI-based systems.