Finance Insights

  • Mobile ROI Hard To Quantify For Financial Firms

    5 April 2013 | Media

    By Jake Thomases At a debate on the impact of consumer technology in the financial services industry, four mobile specialists expressed their opinions on what has been overhyped and what's been underhyped. Mobile innovations are almost never a direct driver of business, OpenFin CEO Mazy Dar explained...

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  • 3rd Annual Report on The State of Retail Wealth Management

    11 March 2013 | Blog

    Every year PriceMetrix prepares a report on The State of Retail Wealth Management in which we examine multi-year results for select performance drivers of the North American retail wealth management industry. This report is the most accurate and objective assessment of the industry available:...

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  • SuperDerivatives to Launch Real-Time Cloud-based Market Data Platform DGX

    28 February 2013 | Blog

    SuperDerivatives has launched an impressive new product for the cash and derivatives market data space. A browser and cloud-based system delivers market data, news, chat, search and analysis to any browser, desktop or mobile. A significant development for anyone looking for a fresh and cost-effective...

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  • HFT Demise as the Precursor to Changes in the Markets Landscape

    26 February 2013 | Blog

    As new marketplaces and business models emerge, the industry should be prepared for an entirely new wave of custom IT systems and applications. http://www.advancedtrading.com/high-frequency-trading/hft-demise-as-the-precursor-to-changes-i/240149078...

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  • HFT Demise as the Precursor to Changes in the Markets Landscape

    26 February 2013 | Media

    By Dmitry Stillermann Dmitry Stillermann, Vice President of Capital Markets at DataArt, contributes a bylined article on recent trades in High Frequency Trading (HFT) and its effect on the global process of capital markets restructuring. “The ebb and flow of the financial markets turmoil that...

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  • New York Stock Exchange is Acquired

    21 December 2012 | Blog

    In a sign of changing times and changing business, a symbol of Wall Street and American Capitalism, New York Stock Exchange, is acquired. http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-12-20/intercontinentalexchange-said-in-merger-talks-with-nyse-euronext.html...

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  • OpenFin Launches HTML5 Desktop Technology for Financial Industry

    5 December 2012 | Blog

    DataArt teams have been reviewing the new platform since early beta days and we are looking forward to developing client applications on this toolkit. http://www.marketwatch.com/story/openfin-launches-html5-desktop-technology-for-financial-industry-2012-12-04...

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  • Highlights from SIFMA 2012 Annual Meeting

    4 December 2012 | Blog

    A must read for anyone following financial services industry, particularly those concerned by the perfect storm of regulatory requirements now battering this sector. One of important takeaways for us (confirmed by an SEC economist at a recent Waters USA conference) is that the opinions of market participants,...

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  • Notes from Waters USA 2012 Conference

    4 December 2012 | Blog

    I attended this year’s Waters USA 2012 in New York and on the content side, it did not disappoint - the content and the panelists, many familiar faces among them, were fresh and at times funny, some truly original. However I felt that this time around, there were few people from the buy-side in the...

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  • Hedge Fund Admin Duties

    21 November 2012 | Blog

    The primary task of a fund administrator is to independently calculate the net asset value of a fund on a monthly basis. In order to do so confidently the Fund Administrator needs to be able to: Verify that trades/subscriptions/redemptions took place in reality and were settled correctly Verify...

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