As the efficacy of long-established cost-savings and efficiency efforts dry up, financial institutions seeking to transform their business models are increasingly looking to automation technologies to support process workflow optimisation.
The surging value of cryptocurrencies has featured in many media reports over the summer of 2017. Specifically, the value of Bitcoin quintupled between January 2017 and September 2017, when it reached a valuation of just under USD 5,000 per Bitcoin.
This buyer’s guide report provides readers with a detailed overview of eight bonds trading transaction cost analysis (TCA) solutions that offer users both post-trade and pre-trade pricing analysis and best execution functionality.
The European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR), which was adopted into EU law in 2012 as a new piece of legislation governing OTC derivative trading and transparency across the bloc, is set for a series of updates by the end of 2017.
This report explores the contemporary electronic bonds trading venue landscape. Quantitative analysis of the bonds e-trading landscape aims to put into context and track the advancement of how the historically central role of sellside broker-dealers in the intermediation of liquidity flows is being eroded by regulation and is instead being replaced by new structures outside the confines of the investment bank balance sheet.
The so-called digital transformation of the ways in which investment banks operate as businesses overall began more than one decade ago. However, not all of the technology that banks needed in order to fully realise this transformation has always been readily available, and the last five-to-10 years have seen a significant rate of growth in the data processing and analytics needed to realise ideas that have been gestating for some time.