The Mystery Behind the Numbers

In the days when faster settlement was an industry goal, reference data was thought of primarily as a straight-through processing (STP) problem. With 40 percent of a trade composed of reference data, it isn’t difficult to see how flawed data could turn a viable trade into an exception or an erroneous trade, and an expensive one at that. A 2002 study by market research firm TowerGroup found that 20 percent of defective transactions accounted for 80 percent of the processing costs, a veritable

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Next-generation technologies and the future of trading

At a webinar in association with capital markets technology provider Numerix, panellists discuss the potential for increased adoption of the public cloud to boost investment performance, its impact on risk management and overcoming barriers to…

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