We posted a blog in May 2018 specifically for asset managers who were still trying to integrate legacy technology into their investment ecosystem. Three years later, APIs are a must across the financial industry but not all APIs are created the same. We’ve updated this blog to include what it means to be API-first.
Zug (November 5, 2020) – Qontigo has won The Asset Triple A ‘Best Index Provider, ‘Innovation’ and Best Index Provider ‘Technology’ Awards 2020 for its STOXX indices. The Triple A awards cover Private Capital Awards for private banks, wealth & investment bank advisers, and index providers. They recognize achievements by industry and region. “It’s a […]
Industry dynamics are altering the traditional roles played by industry participants in the capital markets and investment ecosystems. Active investment firms are faced with immediate business challenges that are born from the waves of regulation, passive investing, fee compression trends, and broader capital demands that have emerged since the last financial crisis.
Q&A with Sebastian Ceria, CEO of Qontigo As the founder and CEO of fintech Axioma, and now the CEO of newly launched analytics and index provider Qontigo, Sebastian Ceria has for over 20 years been immersed in the sweeping changes that continue to transform the business of investment management. We sat down with Ceria for a […]
Constructing fixed income factor models has long been an elusive endeavor owing to a number of challenges, not least of which includes cleansing and organizing the underlying fixed income data, or lack thereof. In this blog post, we take a look at how we build credit curves to serve as a foundation for fixed income […]
The cloud is “in.” In fact, being in the cloud is fast becoming de rigueur for investment managers who want to send a message to all constituents—clients, investors, partners, competitors, you name it—that they are technologically “with-it.” But dig a little deeper, and you often find that firms have simply switched to a cloud-hosted infrastructure, rather than a […]
In the past two years, blockchain has quickly established itself as an alternative technology with the potential to transform the way businesses are run. Some have compared its disruption capacity to the effects created by the introduction of artificial intelligence (AI), robotics or big data. As a key center of a shared economy and distributed trust, blockchain, […]