Cloud projects are delivering immediate cost reduction, faster innovation and sometimes better than expected results, leading financial institutions to allocate almost half (48%) of their IT budget to public cloud services in 2020, up from 41% this year, according to results of recent Refinitiv research into the use of cloud technology for financial data. The key challenge is managing data privacy controls across multiple datasets in different location, while some firms are limiting use of the cloud because of regulatory concerns. The Refinitiv research is based on telephone interviews with 300 executives at buy-side and sell-side firms.
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Date: 16 June 2020 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET The Covid-19 pandemic has shaken financial institutions’ working practices to the core. Trading volumes have exploded, with some venues recording more than 10X the usual volume of transactions. Volatility has raged, with the benchmark VIX index testing new highs. And nor are...
FNY Investment Advisers (First New York), a multi-strategy investment firm, has implemented LiquidityBook’s SaaS-based LBX Buy Side as its portfolio, order and execution management system (POEM). The firm previously used three providers for varying amounts of time, but they were unable to support the volume which First New York trades, the speed with which it...
Now in its 4th year, the RegTech Summit in London explores how the European financial services industry can leverage technology to drive innovation, cut costs and support regulatory change.
Increasing volumes and the complexity of reference data in the post-crisis environment have left the middle office struggling to meet the requirements of the current market order. Middle office functions must therefore be robust enough to be able to deal with the spectre of globalisation, an increase in the use of esoteric security types and...