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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…

Archax Completes First Fundraising Round for Subsidiary Montis Digital

Archax, the UK regulated and registered digital securities exchange, broker and custodian, working with DLA Piper, has completed the first fundraise on its Primary Issuance Platform, an oversubscribed round of $1.5 million for its recently announced Montis Digital subsidiary, which is building blockchain-based market infrastructure for the post-trade ecosystem. Participants in the raise were onboarded…

A-Team Webinar to Explore Machine Readable News Integration

Intelligent machine readable news, which turns unstructured news data into actionable insight, and can be used to uncover market trends, identify correlations, evaluate sentiment and inform quant strategies and predictive models, has become a powerful tool in the arsenals of trading and investment firms seeking a competitive edge. While machine readable news feeds typically provide…

SmartStream Adds Intelligent Exceptions Management Design to SmartStream Air

Financial solutions provider SmartStream Technologies has launched a new intelligent exceptions management design for its cloud-native AI-powered SmartStream Air solution. The enhancement, which follows the release of TLM Aurora Universal Data Control earlier this year, is designed to further simplify the typically complex and manual exceptions management process for data reconciliations. The new design aims…

Beyond Cryptocurrencies – Building a Market Infrastructure for Digital Assets

Mention digital assets, and most people will immediately think of cryptocurrencies. This is perhaps not surprising, as ownership of digital assets is currently dominated by the two leading cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin and Ethereum. The fast-evolving world of digital assets now goes way beyond the realm of cryptocurrencies, however, and has the potential to open up a…

Archax Launches Blockchain-Based Post-Trade Infrastructure Subsidiary Montis Digital, with Watkins as CEO, Lester as Chairman

Archax, the first FCA-regulated digital securities exchange, has created a new subsidiary, Montis Digital, to launch a blockchain-based post-trade infrastructure for tokenised assets, such as digital securities and security tokens. Montis will be led by CEO Martin Watkins, previously head of the exchanges and financial markets infrastructure practice at EY, and senior executive at AtosEuronext,…

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…