Financial Markets Insights

Providing insights into trends, challenges and developments in the Financial Markets industry, through in-depth conversations with C-level executives and key experts within the sector.

Naturally Intelligent – Deploying AI systems into a live environment

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Artificial Intelligence in Practice - Deploying AI Systems into a Live Environment. What are some of the key considerations when deploying Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning-based systems into a production environment?

Powering Up – handling HPC to boost alpha and risk management

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The complexities surrounding the Banking, Finance and Insurance sector today have led to a significant growth in the use of grid computing and high-performance computing (HPC) for computationally-intensive tasks. What are the key considerations that […]

The Future of Trade Surveillance

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The third video in our series on trade surveillance processes and technologies. In this we take a look at what the future holds, in particular how artificial intelligence, machine learning and behavioural modelling approaches can […]

Go with the flow – are financial firms ready for the data capture challenge?

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As firms prepare for new regulation, capturing and storing transaction data will no longer be enough. Regulators will also want to see granular data on quotes, accurately timestamped. This will present substantial technological hurdles. What […]

Algorithm Testing under MiFID II

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Francesco Lo Conte, Managing Director of Esprow, discusses challenges that firms face around the testing of trading algorithms under MiFID II, and lays out some best practices in how to address those challenges.

Naturally intelligent: Embedding operational AI in financial services

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In this paper, Dan Barnes and Mike O’Hara of The Realization Group investigate the real-world applications of AI within financial business today, taking use cases from experts in the field and exploring the choices firms […]

Powering Up: Handling high-performance computing to boost alpha and risk management

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The complexities surrounding the Banking, Finance and Insurance sector today have led to a significant growth in the use of grid computing and high-performance computing (HPC) for computationally-intensive tasks. These are many and varied, and […]

Building the Future of Finance

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The use of Artificial Intelligence is becoming increasingly widespread in the financial services industry. Whether it’s in the research and development of trading strategies, analysis and management of risk, or assisting with regulatory and compliance […]

The future of trade surveillance – Separating the Spoof from the Truth

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Escalating regulatory obligations demand that financial market participants take a smarter, more proactive approach to spotting abusive trading patterns, with many looking to explore the use of machine learning and artificial intelligence to automate monitoring […]