Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been popularised in fiction for decades, but it wasn’t until the mid-1950’s that the concept of Machine Learning (ML) was introduced to develop efficient AI algorithms.
The Financial Times has published an article looking at the technology that is being developed for swap trading, following the recent financial reforms. GreySpark comments on the main trends, focusing on SEF aggregation as one particular way the banks are changing their business models.
The Financial Times has published an article providing an update on Intercontinental Exchange’s (ICE) acquisition of NYSE Euronext. The article looks at various factors affecting the deal and frames this alongside other failed and successful mergers of exchange groups. GreySpark comments on this deal, and why it is going ahead.
Frederic Ponzo, Managing Partner at GreySpark Partners, talks to Bloomberg TV about the safety of markets five years after an economic crisis.
The Financial Times looks at corporate bond liquidity, focusing on how the corporate bond market could standardise itself in a similar way to how the US treasury market has. It goes on to look at the various challenges that the corporate bond market faces in terms of liquidity, and examines various potential solutions that might be available. GreySpark comments on the main trends and challenges the market faces.
The Financial Times looks at the new business of collateral transformation, which many banks hope will boost profits at a time when new regulations and competitive pressures will hurt balance sheets. However collateral transformation – which involves turning relatively risky assets into ostensibly safer ones – is already capturing the attention of regulators.