Capital Markets

Our capital markets research focuses on how technology can best be leveraged by industry participants including financial institutions such as investment banks, broker/dealers, investment managers, asset managers, hedge funds, and asset owners as well as trading venues and market infrastructures.

We help our clients create competitive advantage, increase efficiencies, comply with regulation, and innovate business models and workflows. We also provide data, tools, and research to support vendor selection and competitive landscape analysis.


Celent analysts offer a breadth of insights and benchmarking data based on proprietary market research across technology and market structure/regulatory trends. We cover a number of emerging technologies from advanced analytics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and robotic process automation to cloud, open source, blockchain, distributed ledger, digital assets, and quantum computing.

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Cloud in the Capital Markets: Adoption Speeds

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Implementing Solutions For Derivatives and XVA Management

Navigating Solution Strategies and Technology Decisions

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Capital Markets Research Outlook

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Model Awards

Model Bank 2021 - Sell Side Addition

New for 2021, we are adding a category within the Model Bank award to showcase innovation by the sell side in the service of institutional clients. We welcome submissions in digital transformation, data innovation, analytics, and technology offerings in capital markets, investment banking, cross asset trading, and securities services.


Navigating Solution Strategies and Technology Decisions


Capital markets on notice as technologies converge and pandemic proves step change is possible


Part 1: The digitization of corporate bond trading


Celent estimates that financial industry spending on AML-KYC compliance technology and operations will reach US$34.1 billion globally in 2020.

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