Monolithic capital markets systems are giving way to microservices, containers and APIs
Dealers could save millions in broker fees and transaction costs, non-banks claim
Asia-Pacific is experiencing its own boom in fintech start-ups following similar growth in the US and Europe
Mathematical technique allows dealers to perform risk-sensitivity calculations 50 times faster
Bank technology needs continue to evolve
Data has been a problem for the past two decades for firms in the region
Increasing role of technology is key trend in two decades since launch of Asia Risk
Derivatives venues, underlying ledger technology in focus.
Software from Calastone seeks to bring structured products into the digital age
Markup language could reduce high levels of operational risk
Structured Products Technology Rankings 2014
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Crunch time for data
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Asian markets look to the cloud
A clearer outlook