Capital Markets Newsletter
February flew by in the blink of an eye for Capital Markets
The capital markets team has been busy providing insight into technology leverage, the digital journey, and data desiloing.
David Easthope explored the pressures facing asset managers and how new technology is helping them to automate. His webinar Asset Management 2020: Technology Strategies to Windiscussed research underway on the buy side’s approach to research management, investment decision support, cross-asset portfolio analytics, and multi-asset trading. Similarly, Cubillas Ding is exploring investments in frontline portfolio construction, risk aggregation, and fund accounting inInvestment management: Structural drivers and sustainable change.
Neil Katkov publishedCrunch Time for Initial Margin: Challenges and Solutions for the Uncleared Margin Rules, which discusses legal, technical, and regulatory changes that impact firms of all types using derivatives.
Digital transformation continues as a major area of research around the globe. Eiichiro Yanagawa published a survey of Japanese capital market participants, Dawn of a New Era in Japanese Capital Markets Technology, on projects leveraging AI, DLT, and RPA. The AI investment is staggering!
Meanwhile, crypto trading technology is changing at breakneck speed. John Dwyer looks at the institutionalization of digital asset trading in Best Execution Coming to Crypto.
A data theme that resonates across the practice is how firms derive insight from highly siloed, disparate data sets to create value. For instance, my blog FX Fun in the Sun looks at trading analytics in foreign exchange markets.
Our colleagues at Oliver Wyman published their much anticipated report The State of Financial Services 2019: Time to Start Againechoing themes from Celent’s research around dealing with complexity in a time of rapidly changing technology.
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Research Director, Capital Markets