Trading Systems Insights

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New data drives new paradigms in the trading revolution

29th October 2018

Traders value information above all else. The difference between success and failure every day can depend on what they see on their screens, and how they sift through the right information at the right time to make the right trade in fast-paced financial markets. Relying only on traditional sources of data is no longer sufficient on the modern... read more
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Ripple chairman: Washington lobbying has led to poor crypto judgements

24th October 2018

Company: bobsguide
Chris Larson, executive chairman and co-founder of Ripple, said mistakes have been made in the ways in which regulators have dealt with cryptocurrencies. “Washington is in a learning phase,” he told an audience at Money20/20. “I have to say there was a debacle with the industry lobbying over the last year or so specifically... read more
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How banks can walk the line between digital transformation and risk

23rd October 2018

Company: Feedzai
As digital transformation sweeps through all areas of peoples’ lives, smart banks are recognizing that they too must transform or be left disastrously behind. But change, however critical, must always be balanced against its inherent risk. What does it mean to manage risk while functioning as a true digital bank? As organizations try to... read more
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AI to reshape rather than replace finance workforce

21st October 2018

Company: bobsguide
The job market within the financial service sector is set for a significant shift as the revolution in artificial intelligence (AI) reshapes processes and roles, a panel told its audience at this year’s Money20/20. For Gregory Simpson, senior vice president and chief technology officer at Synchrony, while the workforce will change there... read more
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The buy versus build conundrum in data management

19th October 2018

It is becoming increasingly common for businesses to move away from in-house development and look to third-party vendors to provide data management solutions. The main reasons for this are economics and more predictable ROI, time-to-market and avoiding the risks that come with in-house development. Firms have come to realize that while in-house... read more
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SFTR report: firms preparing for a "tsunami of data"

16th October 2018

Company: bobsguide
When the Financial Stability Board (FSB) published its guidelines to national and regional regulators to encourage greater oversight into financial markets, even they couldn’t foresee the deluge of rules and compliance requirements those regulators would begin to craft. In Europe, the most onerous regimes constructed by the European... read more
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The back office revolution

15th October 2018

Company: AutoRek
Wherever you look and in whatever industry sector you might be in, some back office functions still appear to be operating in the dark ages. That's a stark opening line, but the reality is that many organisations are still reliant on manual processes and spreadsheets to fulfil their financial and regulatory obligations. In contrast, we do... read more
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Access to group-wide data in Excel: Flexible reporting at STIHL

8th October 2018

The age-old problem with treasury reporting is that setting up reports takes time and money. Large Excel files with flexible data capturing features need to be prepared and sent to subsidiaries in order for these to enter the necessary data. The next challenge is to collect the data, identify and correct any formatting and data capture errors and... read more
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2008-2018: Assessing the impact of global AML & sanctions fines

4th October 2018

Company: Fenergo
Since the financial crisis started in 2008, institutions around the world have had to deal with regulation after regulation being introduced to increase transparency and to create a safer, robust and more transparency transparent financial system. Between 2009 and 2012 alone, more than 50,000 regulations were published across the G20, with almost... read more
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Asset managers still feeling Mifid II research squeeze

27th September 2018

Company: bobsguide
Nine months into the second Markets in Financial Instruments Directive, asset managers are still feeling the pinch around research. The directive prohibits unpaid research leading to a trade. This means that all research costs are absorbed by the firm, through a research payment account (RPA) by clients, or leverage credit support annex (CSA)... read more