31 July 2014

Risk & regulation

Christian VoigtFidessa - London

Please lock the door behind you

25 July 2014  |  1530 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Under MiFID II European regulators introduce new rules around algorithmic trading. Whether it’s algo IDs, enhanced audit trails or business clock synchronisation, none of these items would have been on the agenda if it were not for the rapid innovation in information technology over the past decade. Now ESMA is extending its reach into cyberspac...

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Paul McPhaterMarkit - London

BCBS 239: Data First, Reporting After

25 July 2014  |  1361 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Without data that is accurate, reconciled and validated, risk reporting may be useless. This is Part 2 in a four-part series on the key areas of the BCBS 239 risk data aggregation and reporting guidelines. View Part 1 here. In its stocktaking report on BCBS 239 progress at the end of last year, the BIS highlighted how banks had assigned themselv...

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ganeshbabu AnnamalaiRBS - Chennai

Bigdata analytics to curb rate fixing scandal

22 July 2014  |  2229 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Foreign exchange market is world's largest and least regulated financial market. Its estimated daily turnover is $5.35 trillion, according to the Bank for International Settlements’ triennial survey o...

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Matt DoltonKynetix - London

How to meet post-trade data challenges

21 July 2014  |  873 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

It seems hardly any time goes by before another exchange has merged, clearing house launched or regulatory requirement hoved into view. I feel for COOs and Heads of Operations at clearing firms and b...

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Jeremy TaylorRule Financial - London

A transformation is coming

18 July 2014  |  895 views  |  0  |  Recommends 2

A tsunami of regulation continues to hit the investment banks, making them appear relatively unattractive to their own investors, and ultimately leading to a stagnation of their share price. To rectif...

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Brian SentanceXenomorph - New York

NoSQL Document Database - Manhattan MarkLogic

17 July 2014  |  1913 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Bit late in posting this up, but given I did something about RainStor I thought I should write up my attendance at a MarkLogic event day in downtown Manhattan from several weeks back - their NoSQL d...

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Anne PlestedFidessa - London

Hang on a second!

17 July 2014  |  1177 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

MiFID II introduces the requirement to synchronise the business clocks of trading venues and their customers, standardising the recorded time on post-trade data, transaction reporting and, most import...

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Paul McPhaterMarkit - London

EDM blind spot number one: Data silos, just ask Madoff

17 July 2014  |  1109 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Data silos were a key failure in identifying Madoff's fraud, according to the Wall Street Journal. While clearly it wasn't the only issue, silos provided useful hiding places that stopped valuable d...

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Paul McPhaterMarkit - London

BCBS 239: How to simplify your data architecture

11 July 2014  |  2053 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

The crux of BCBS 239 is to lay down standards for risk data aggregation and reporting. Data is at the heart of it and it's an opportunity to look at the cost and synergies of data and improve the deci...

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Ketharaman SwaminathanGTM360 Marketing Solutions - Pune

Warts And All, The System Works

11 July 2014  |  2031 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

I must be an "early adopter" in Running From Pillar To Post To Link Aadhaar Card To Bank Account: A year later, the early and late majority of LPG subsidy beneficiaries have still not mana...

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