Trading Systems Insights


No place for lookalike sites as insurtech drives market

29th August 2018

Company: bobsguide
The fragmentation of traditional insurance markets and concerns around the profitability of underwriting has led insurance providers and online comparison sites to look more to insurtech propositions. Over recent years, firms that have attempted to replicate the success of insurance comparison sites without providing enough differentiation have... read more

Ahead of the curve: fintech vendors embracing AI

24th August 2018

Company: bobsguide
Queueco With the help of AI-based algorithms, Queueco, a cryptocurrency exchange platform, supports online trading. Artificial intelligence produces trading recommendations and decision through the analysis of current trends, statistics and forecasts. The use of AI will provide a solution for those who wish to trade, but do not have enough... read more

Online retailers "putting pressure" on financial services

24th August 2018

Company: Diebold
It is impossible to ignore the effect of today’s mobile world, particularly in the financial services sector. Customers are increasingly turning to their mobile devices to manage all aspects of their daily lives, including their finances. This ongoing shift in consumer behaviour is certainly being felt by financial institutions who are... read more

Trax and Thomson Reuters team up to tackle systematic internalisers

23rd August 2018

Company: bobsguide
Thomson Reuters announced a partnered with Trax on August 22 to enable systematic internalisers (SIs) to more easily meet their Mifid II reporting and compliance requirements. As part of the agreement, Thomson Reuters will provide Trax with its reference and market data to support Trax’s Mifid II regulatory reporting and SI determination... read more

Banks need to act quickly to implement cryptocurrencies

21st August 2018

Company: Crealogix
For many years, bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies remained a fringe movement, generally unknown to those outside the immediate community. In 2010, a year after its invention, one bitcoin was never worth more than $0.50, but the unprecedented attention that cryptocurrencies and blockchain have received in the last two years has led to sharp price... read more

US OCC fintech charter to change banking landscape

15th August 2018

Company: bobsguide
The new ruling that will see the US Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) begin accepting national charter applications from fintech firms – essentially granting tech-first companies bank-like status – could see agile, progressive entities enter the market. “The OCC has truly opened a window for all those fintech... read more

The need for an integrated data platform

13th August 2018

Company: Quintessence
For each department in an asset manager there are usually several alternatives to choose from when seeking a system that will store, manipulate and present data to help that team achieve their goals. In my experience, those systems were pretty good at answering questions that are very specific to that domain. But very often, a question would be... read more

Private Equity Real Estate (PERE) investment servicing: data management with underlying assets

10th August 2018

Beyond the imperative of return on investment, the entire collective enterprise of PERE investment relies upon collaboration between a growing number of parties; investors, investment managers (IM), management companies, asset servicers, custodians. Further, there is the wider circle that includes regulatory bodies, auditors, tax authorities and... read more

Enhanced customer onboarding must be a wealth management priority

1st August 2018

Company: Profile Software
Differentiation in delivering advanced customer experience in the wealth management industry is becoming of paramount importance, as the offering is niche and the market needs are constantly changing. To effectively address competitive challenges, Wealth Management firms tend to deploy technologies that stipulate the uniqueness and personalisation... read more

Multiple benefits of a single solution for cash and risk

31st July 2018

Company: GTreasury
On April 17, 2018, GTreasury announced that it had acquired and will merge with Visual Risk. The prospect of combining GTreasury’s cash management software with Visual Risk’s risk analytics and hedge accounting software into a single treasury and risk management solution is exciting news for the treasury systems market. ... read more