Financial Markets Insights brings together the best minds in the financial and capital markets industry to discuss all the latest trends and news.
In this episode, Alan Vear – Director of Brickendon Consulting – met with podcast host George Aliferis to discuss the $200 or $300 trillion question of the transition to IBOR.
Where compression seeks to offset economically similar trades to reduce notional, optimisation seeks to free up committed margin and capital by placing a series of market risk-neutral trades.
A more sophisticated methodology has been introduced for calculating capital requirements with the aim of better capturing systemic risk; the downside being an increased regulatory burden on the banking system.
Inspired by use in the tech industry, financial firms are embracing biometrics as a way of improving banking security.
Driven by rapid innovation in the tech sector, financial services have embraced cloud computing, aiming to redeploy this towards their specific needs.
The reliance of the financial industry on both customer volume and complex decision-making makes it a prime candidate for embracing this artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML).
At its core, decentralised finance (DeFi) is the use of a peer-to-peer (P2P) network through which traditional financial services can operate, free from intermediation.
Various features of the blockchain and the underlying distributed ledger technology (DLT) make it ideally suited for use in any kind of transfer system whether it be payments, trading or lending.
Decentralised ledger technology (DLT) has immediate applications in the context of fraud prevention and security as it provides financial institutions with the ability to maintain a centralised ledger of transactions
Over the past decade, the financial industry has begun to embrace a series of innovations that have the potential to dramatically change the nature of the business in the future.