Day: September 14, 2018

Trading On The Trump Vs China Trade War

14.09.2018

The Chinese Yuan has lost around 8% against the US dollar since its late March 2018 peak, thanks largely to Donald Trump’s war on trade with China. With more volatility expected, how can traders try to take advantage, and most importantly, protect themselves along the way? Let’s take a look at the situation: 3 Reasons […]

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Ignore the hype and focus on machine learning objectives, say buy-side tech experts

14.09.2018

Advancements in machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) may be improving trading strategies, but at the cost of transparency and interpretability, according to panellists at this TradeTech FX Europe. Ian McWilliams, investment analyst at Aberdeen Asset Management, detailed how the understanding of what machine learning technologies are capable of is being distorted by a lack […]

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Blockchain takes a back seat as banks focus on AI and data

14.09.2018

Investment banks are side-lining blockchain projects and prioritising investment in technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), data and cloud computing, according to research. A report examining key trends in capital markets technology and innovation from the Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME) and consultancy PwC found that a current focus on regulation means data […]

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