Q&A

Sentieo Q&A: research workflows still using “outdated technology stacks”

Sentieo Q&A: research workflows still using “outdated technology stacks”

Productivity provides an edge in equity research, and as equity-focused hedge funds navigate the markets this year, any opportunity to use next generation technology tools to trade more adroitly will likely be welcomed. In the following Q&A with Hedgeweek’s managing editor, James Williams, Nick Mazing, Head of Research at Sentieo Inc, discusses how its platform is using the latest AI technology to improve the research workflow and reduce the time taken to ingest structured and textual data sets, and empower portfolio managers as they look to build alpha-generating investment theses.

FOREX

Harnessing the benefits of more automated FX trade-lifecycle operations

Harnessing the benefits of more automated FX trade-lifecycle operations

FX markets are unique not only in their scale but also in their complexity. There are multiple trading paradigms, and also multiple venues where trades may be executed. The FX ecosystem is highly fragmented and the case for more automation – more automated FX trade-lifecycle processes and procedures – has been clear for some time. And yet, automation hasn’t happened yet. Why not, and when will it happen? Steve French, Head of Product for Traiana, writes about the challenges to automation, its benefits, and the key steps that firms should take on their journey towards implementing automation.