From the mid-1980s to the mid-1990s, corporate and investment banks were a tremendous engine of technology innovation.
Banks are one of the greatest engines for generating data: daily, they collectively produce petabytes of transactions, prices, risk metrics, customer information….
The one area where digitalisation within the corporate and investment banking industry has been taking place for the longest is within the realm of e-commerce.
A digitalised corporate and investment bank is erected on four distinct and complementary pillars.
“Corporate culture” refers to the beliefs and norms that determine how a company’s employees and management behave when conducting business interactions and transactions.
A decade after the financial crisis, the buyside (asset managers, hedge funds, institutional investors and large corporates) have changed at least as much as the investments banks that serve them.
The growing ability of non-bank spot FX liquidity providers to service client demand in the marketplace came to the fore in 2016’s Euromoney annual spot FX volumes survey results, which showed that the amount of currencies volume supplied by the top-five market-makers was falling when compared to the ability of one proprietary trading firm – XTX Markets – that provides pricing to dealer-to-client currencies (D2C) venues.
A new report from GreySpark Partners, a leading global capital markets consulting firm, assesses nine technology vendor solutions that target the buyside multi-asset order and execution management system (OEMS) space.