Technology and software solutions http://www.hedgeweek.com/taxonomy/term/64/guides en Tower Trading Group selects Ancoa platform to monitor multi-asset trading activities http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/20/241802/tower-trading-group-selects-ancoa-platform-monitor-multi-asset-trading-activities <p><em><strong>Tower Trading Group (TTG), a trading firm delivering bespoke commercial and technical solutions for professional traders, has selected Ancoa&rsquo;s market surveillance platform to monitor its multi-asset trading activities across all exchanges and independent services providers (ISVs).</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/20/241802/tower-trading-group-selects-ancoa-platform-monitor-multi-asset-trading-activities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Trading & Execution Wed, 20 Jul 2016 07:18:46 +0000 Emily.Perryman 241802 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Japan Exchange Group launches technology suite powered by Nasdaq http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/19/241749/japan-exchange-group-launches-technology-suite-powered-nasdaq <p><em><strong>Japan Exchange Group (JPX) has gone live with a new Nasdaq-powered trading system for its subsidiary, Osaka Exchange.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/19/241749/japan-exchange-group-launches-technology-suite-powered-nasdaq" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Trading & Execution Tue, 19 Jul 2016 08:27:21 +0000 Emily.Perryman 241749 at http://www.hedgeweek.com AltX reveals return data on 80 per cent of ‘Billion Dollar Club’ http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/15/241680/altx-reveals-return-data-80-cent-%E2%80%98billion-dollar-club%E2%80%99 <p><em><strong>AltX, the San Francisco based hedge fund intelligence platform, has launched AltX Estimates, providing clients with return data on more than 17,000 funds, including performance data on over 80 per cent of the &lsquo;Billion Dollar Club&rsquo; funds.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/15/241680/altx-reveals-return-data-80-cent-%E2%80%98billion-dollar-club%E2%80%99" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Funds Technology and software solutions Fri, 15 Jul 2016 06:53:12 +0000 Emily.Perryman 241680 at http://www.hedgeweek.com FINCAD enhances F3 WorkStation http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/14/241620/fincad-enhances-f3-workstation <p><em><strong>FINCAD, a provider of valuation and risk analytics for multi-asset derivatives portfolios, has made enhancements to&nbsp;F3, its advanced valuation and risk solution.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/14/241620/fincad-enhances-f3-workstation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Thu, 14 Jul 2016 07:57:13 +0000 Emily.Perryman 241620 at http://www.hedgeweek.com State Street to pilot GlobalCollateral’s settlement messaging service http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/12/241501/state-street-pilot-globalcollateral%E2%80%99s-settlement-messaging-service <p><em><strong>State Street Corporation has agreed to participate in a pilot programme to test DTCC-Euroclear GlobalCollateral&rsquo;s Margin Settlement Messaging Service.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/12/241501/state-street-pilot-globalcollateral%E2%80%99s-settlement-messaging-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Compliance Technology and software solutions Tue, 12 Jul 2016 08:50:20 +0000 Emily.Perryman 241501 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Northern Trust boosts peer comparison for asset owners http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/08/241418/northern-trust-boosts-peer-comparison-asset-owners <p><em><strong>Northern Trust has enhanced its peer universe comparison capabilities with the addition of intelligence derived from eVestment universe data.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/08/241418/northern-trust-boosts-peer-comparison-asset-owners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ratings Technology and software solutions Fri, 08 Jul 2016 08:36:37 +0000 Emily.Perryman 241418 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Chapter 5: Technology considerations http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/07/241409/chapter-5-technology-considerations <p><em><strong>Cloud technology -&nbsp;The scale of a manager&#39;s IT infrastructure will largely depend on the type of trading strategy. A quantitative market neutral statistical arbitrage fund is likely going to spend more capital on front-office portfolio management, risk management systems and server storage capabilities than a specialist credit strategy that trades infrequently.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/07/241409/chapter-5-technology-considerations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:44:01 +0000 mkitchen 241409 at http://www.hedgeweek.com For start-ups: Four pillars of cyber security defence http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/07/241408/start-ups-four-pillars-cyber-security-defence <p><em>By Dean Hill, Executive Director, Eze Castle Integration - <strong>There is no shortage of threats to financial services firms, and the list of requirements from investors and regulators alike is growing at a rapid pace. As a startup, it&#39;s important to demonstrate to investors that you take your business seriously, hence, investments in operational excellence are required. On the cybersecurity front, that means leveraging technology infrastructure with robust, security-rich features including intrusion detection and ongoing traffic monitoring, regular vulnerability assessments and next-generation software, firewalls and patches to keep hackers out and firm assets secure.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/07/241408/start-ups-four-pillars-cyber-security-defence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cybersecurity Technology and software solutions Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:38:03 +0000 mkitchen 241408 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Investment managers must embrace technological innovation or risk being displaced, says SEI http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/06/241296/investment-managers-must-embrace-technological-innovation-or-risk-being-displaced- <p><em><strong>The investment management industry is lagging others in exploiting the vast potential of information technologies, and asset managers are under growing pressure to be more innovative and leverage emerging disruptions occurring in other industries.</strong></em></p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-directory-company"> <div class="field-label">Company:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/gfmdirectory/se1">SEI</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/06/241296/investment-managers-must-embrace-technological-innovation-or-risk-being-displaced-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> White papers Technology and software solutions Wed, 06 Jul 2016 08:51:33 +0000 Emily.Perryman 241296 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Buy-side continues to struggle with legacy and non-integrated technologies, says TABB survey http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/06/241283/buy-side-continues-struggle-legacy-and-non-integrated-technologies-says-tabb-surve <p><em><strong>Almost a third (30 per cent) of asset managers outside of North America continue to maintain legacy platforms despite the technology&rsquo;s role in trade delays and errors, according to a TABB Group survey.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/06/241283/buy-side-continues-struggle-legacy-and-non-integrated-technologies-says-tabb-surve" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Surveys & research Technology and software solutions Trading & Execution Wed, 06 Jul 2016 08:22:16 +0000 Emily.Perryman 241283 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Allianz Risk Transfer and Nephila pilot blockchain technology or catastrophe swaps and bonds http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/06/16/240644/allianz-risk-transfer-and-nephila-pilot-blockchain-technology-or-catastrophe-swaps <p><strong><em>Allianz Risk Transfer (ART) and Nephila Capital (Nephila) they have successfully piloted the use of blockchain smart contract technology for transacting a natural catastrophe swap.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/06/16/240644/allianz-risk-transfer-and-nephila-pilot-blockchain-technology-or-catastrophe-swaps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Crypto currency Technology and software solutions Thu, 16 Jun 2016 08:22:26 +0000 240644 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Enhancing workflows and investor communications http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/06/09/240419/enhancing-workflows-and-investor-communications <p><em><strong>New York-based Imagineer Technology Group offers award-winning solutions to help hedge fund managers address the transparency and workflow demands necessary to succeed in today&#39;s marketplace. These solutions, which include an industry-specific client relationship management (Clienteer CRM) software, a web reporting portal (WebVision) and a fund research and due diligence platform (FundInsight), have been designed to build workflow efficiency and help firms communicate more effectively with investors and prospects.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-directory-company"> <div class="field-label">Company:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/gfmdirectory/imagineer-technology-group">Imagineer Technology Group</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/06/09/240419/enhancing-workflows-and-investor-communications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Thu, 09 Jun 2016 11:04:22 +0000 mkitchen 240419 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Regulatory reporting the smart way http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/06/09/240418/regulatory-reporting-smart-way <p><em><strong>KNEIP is one of the fund industry&#39;s foremost legal and regulatory report providers. Over the years it has helped traditional asset managers overcome the data management complexities of regulated UCITS funds.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/06/09/240418/regulatory-reporting-smart-way" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Legal & Regulation Technology and software solutions Thu, 09 Jun 2016 11:01:37 +0000 mkitchen 240418 at http://www.hedgeweek.com The virtues of outsourcing technology and operations http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/06/09/240417/virtues-outsourcing-technology-and-operations <p><em><strong>How hedge funds view their technology and operational models is fast evolving. Consider a simple example: the need to reconcile with half a dozen prime brokers and an administrator.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-directory-company"> <div class="field-label">Company:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/gfmdirectory/broadridge-financial-solutions">Broadridge Financial Solutions</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/06/09/240417/virtues-outsourcing-technology-and-operations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Thu, 09 Jun 2016 10:58:35 +0000 mkitchen 240417 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Data management is Mount Everest challenge http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/06/09/240416/data-management-mount-everest-challenge <p><em><strong>&quot;One of the things we see across our organisation is that data management is becoming a much bigger priority and focus among asset managers,&quot; asserts Todd Moyer (pictured), Executive Vice President of Global Business Development, Confluence. &quot;The complexities related both to institutional investor reporting and regulatory reporting are making data management a significant challenge. With Form-PF alone, managers might be looking at 30 to 35 different data sources across a dozen systems in order to meet the transparency requirements.&quot;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/06/09/240416/data-management-mount-everest-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Thu, 09 Jun 2016 10:54:39 +0000 mkitchen 240416 at http://www.hedgeweek.com