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Upcoming Webinar: Integrating Intelligent Machine Readable News

Date: 30 November 2021 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes Intelligent machine readable news is a powerful tool in the arsenals of trading and investment firms seeking competitive advantage. It turns unstructured data into actionable insight and can be used, for example, to uncover market trends, identify correlations and…

Recorded Webinar: The evolution of market surveillance across sell-side and buy-side firms

Market surveillance is crucial, and in many cases a regulatory requirement, to ensuring orderly securities markets and sustaining confidence in trading. It can be breached and has become increasingly complex in the wake of the Covid pandemic, Brexit, and the emergence of new asset classes. This webinar will review the extent of market abuse in…

Overbond Launches AI-Driven Fixed Income Model for Rich-Cheap Analysis

Fixed-income solutions vendor Overbond has launched an AI-driven rich-cheap model to its suite of fixed income analytics, designed to provide buy-side fixed income desks with a quantitative method for extracting alpha, by screening for mispriced fixed income securities. Combining both static and dynamic analysis of multiple factors with AI, Overbond’s rich-cheap model utilises mean-reversion valuation,…

Giving Data a Voice: How NLP and AI are Unlocking a Massive Store of Bond Market Information

By Vuk Magdelinic, CEO of Overbond. The lack of a consolidated tape or any centralized, unified data source for the bond market creates trading inefficiencies and information asymmetries—and is one of the primary roadblocks to the full automation of fixed income trading. First steps are being taken to develop a consolidated tape for the European…

KX Names ex-TIBCO Executive Mark Bannon as President of Sales, North America

Mark Bannon has joined KX as president of sales, North America, with responsibility for the company’s growth in the region. He will partner the North America sales organisation across finance and other industries to meet growing need for ultra-high performance, real-time data analytics. Bannon joins KX from TIBCO and brings a mix of deep industry…

TradingTech Insight Q&A: Driving Technology Innovation in Fixed Income

With Edoardo Pacenti, Head of Trading Tools for Fixed Income at ION Markets. In the last decade, the global fixed income markets have been going through a steady process of transformation, with technology playing an ever more important role. Trading is slowly becoming more automated, new venues are proliferating, and both market participants and vendors…

When Being Digital is No Longer Enough to be Different – A New Take on Build vs. Buy

By Matt Barrett, CEO, Adaptive Financial Consulting. Technology has transformed financial services over the past decade – dramatically increasing efficiencies, simplifying some workflows and improving accessibility – benefiting everyone from large institutions to fintech start-ups. In this constant race to embrace technology, digitalisation has gone from being a ‘nice to have’ to becoming ubiquitous –…

Symphony’s Cloud9 Acquisition Lays Path for Combining Voice Communications with Natural Language Processing

Infrastructure and technology platform provider Symphony’s recent acquisition of electronic communication specialist Cloud9 Technologies for an undisclosed sum is aimed at allowing the combined entity to offer new services and solutions combining trader voice with natural language processing (NLP) and automation. The company believes this approach will accelerate trade flows, improve transactional accuracy, and extend…

Cloud, Trading Infrastructure Modernisation, Digital Transformation Are Hot Topics at This Year’s TradingTech Summit Virtual

The three key themes of Cloud, Trading Infrastructure and Digital Transformation underpinned A-Team Group’s 2021 TradingTech Summit Virtual earlier this week, which brought together speakers and panellists from across the financial markets technology sector. Irina Sonich-Bright, Managing Director at Credit Suisse, in conversation with A-Team’s Andrew Delaney, started proceedings by giving an upbeat outlook on…

TRG Screen Combines and Enhances FITS and INFOmatch Capabilities to Deliver Optimize Spend

TRG Screen has added Optimize Spend to the Optimize platform it introduced late last year. The first solution on the platform, Optimize Spend combines, extends and enhances the best of TRG’s FITS and Screen’s INFOmatch, which TRG acquired in 2018, to offer a best-of-breed market data and subscription spend management solution. Further additions to the…