Asset Management Systems Insights
10th September 2018
It has been more than six months since the go-live of MiFID II and for most executing firms transaction reporting has become part and parcel of their operational workflows.
For those working on transaction reporting, 2018 will have been a mixture of successes and frustrations. In the first half of this year the market data processor (MDP) has... read more
6th September 2018
Some vendors and brokerage firms claim to provide the best trading systems with diverse functions to assist traders, making it incredibly difficult for those aiming to make a purchase. However, several trading systems stand out of the crowd for their agility and adaptability.
Winner of the Trading System of the Year Award 2018, Tora was... read more
23rd August 2018
Thomson Reuters announced a partnered with Trax on August 22 to enable systematic internalisers (SIs) to more easily meet their Mifid II reporting and compliance requirements.
As part of the agreement, Thomson Reuters will provide Trax with its reference and market data to support Trax’s Mifid II regulatory reporting and SI determination... read more
10th August 2018
Beyond the imperative of return on investment, the entire collective enterprise of PERE investment relies upon collaboration between a growing number of parties; investors, investment managers (IM), management companies, asset servicers, custodians. Further, there is the wider circle that includes regulatory bodies, auditors, tax authorities and... read more
6th August 2018
Dubbed “bigger than Brexit” by the Deutsche Bank treasurer, the shift away from the Libor benchmark is unprecedented.
Ever since evidence emerged of ‘the Libor Scandal’ back in 2008, and particularly its role in the crisis, global regulators are eager to move away from the benchmark.
Libor at a glance
The London... read more
1st August 2018
Cryptocurrencies still remain on the sidelines of mainstream financial markets, with question marks still being raised over their viability among major market participants.
“I’ve been a crypto fanatic ever since it came out, to be part of the ecosystem, not speculate,” Says Gurjeet Singh, CEO of Palo Alto-based... read more
1st August 2018
Differentiation in delivering advanced customer experience in the wealth management industry is becoming of paramount importance, as the offering is niche and the market needs are constantly changing. To effectively address competitive challenges, Wealth Management firms tend to deploy technologies that stipulate the uniqueness and personalisation... read more
30th July 2018
With increasing institutional use of Al and machine learning methods, more and more industry regulators are making use of such software to provide financial stability through services and systemic risk surveillance.
Central to the UK Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) agenda is their intent to develop “both their technology side... read more
27th July 2018
During the morning commute, while jogging or on a long road trip, listen to the financial industry leaders of the day on the bobsguide Fintalk podcast.
The Fintalk podcast covers everything fintech and bankingtech related, from asset management and risk to data infrastructure, core banking and payments.
The Fintalk podcast will also sort the... read more
19th July 2018
A new report has found that only 1 in 10 fintech startups succeed, with seed/angel investment dropping by 57% between 2010 and 2017. In 2010 average seed funding was $6.84m, a figure that fell to just $3m despite total funding rising from $205.3m to $851m, reinforcing the growing competition in the fintech market.
The report also... read more