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DataRobot Names Rob Hegarty to Lead Push into Financial Markets

DataRobot, an enterprise AI firm, has named Rob Hegarty as general manager of financial markets and FinTech with the remit to expand the company’s reach in these sectors. DataRobot helps clients build and deploy machine learning models to increase revenue, improve efficiency and client experience, and reduce risk. Before joining DataRobot, Hegarty was the founder…

Predata Adds Predictive Analytics for US Equities

Predata, a provider of predictive analytics for geopolitical risk, has released a suite of signals for US equities. The signals quantify online attention to each of the 11 S&P equity sectors, as well as constituent companies and macro themes within sectors. Predata provides signals for asset classes including FX and commodities, but this is its…

Digital Reasoning Releases AI-Enabled Voice Analytics and Partnership with Corlytics

After four years of research and development, Nashville-based Digital Reasoning has released an AI-enabled voice analytics solution for financial services communications monitoring. It has also announced a partnership with regulatory risk tech company, Corlytics, to deliver one of the highest volumes of pre-trained models for monitoring available to the financial sector, according to the companies….

FINOS Adds Four Companies

Fintech Open Source Foundation (FINOS), an independent membership organisation whose purpose is to accelerate collaboration and innovation in financial services through the adoption of open source software, standards and best practice, is adding four members. The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) will join as a platinum member; Wipro, a consulting and business process services company,…

A-Team Group Announces Winners of its 2019 TradingTech Insight North America Awards

Congratulations to the winners of A-Team Group’s 2019 TradingTech Insight (TTI) North America Awards. The awards were celebrated during a lively drinks reception hosted by A-Team president and chief content officer Andrew Delaney after the close of the company’s TradingTech Summit in New York City on June 11, 2019. The awards recognise excellence in trading…

Liquidnet Acquires Prattle on Heels of RSRCHXchange purchase

Liquidnet, a global institutional investment network, continues expansion of its artificial intelligence (AI) investment analytics platform with the acquisition of Prattle, a provider of automated investment research solutions for portfolio managers and research analysts. The agreement builds on Liquidnet’s acquisition of RSRCHXchange, an aggregator of institutional research. In 2017, the company acquired OTAS Technologies. With…

Delivering Algo Performance through Enhanced Market Simulation

The global shift toward unbundling of research services from execution is forcing sell-side institutions to focus on differentiating their service offerings as they vie for buy-side liquidity in an increasingly competitive marketplace. With soft-commissioned research and high-speed connectivity to trading venues no longer potent as differentiators, the sell side is acknowledging that the quality and…

Accuity Offers Sentiment-Based Research Terminal on MetaQuotes Platform

Acuity Trading, a provider of AI data-driven trading tools, has released a sentiment-based research terminal, essentially a news data solution based on MetaQuotes MT4 and MT5 trading platforms. The terminal augments existing services offered on MT4 and is the springboard for Acuity’s services on MT5. Users of the terminal on MT4 or 5 can access…

Liquidnet Acquisition of RSRCHXchange Extends Research and AI Capabilities

Liquidnet’s acquisition of RSRCHXchange, a marketplace and aggregator for institutional research, allows the company’s platform to deliver a new level of research and analytics into the global investment process for its institutional investor client base. It also furthers the company’s AI strategy. RSRCHXchange, a solution for unbundling, was created ahead of the introduction of the…

Genesis Accelerates Product Development by Adding Creative Studio to Microservices Framework

Genesis has added Creative Studio to its microservices framework with a view to accelerating development and deployment of scalable and interoperable products over the web, without the need to write code. The solution delivers web applications in hours, rather than weeks and months, expediting time to market. It does this by producing single-page web applications as…