Blockchain is the most recognised form of distributed ledger. Blockchain based DLT, which was first applied as the underlying technology for virtual currencies such as Bitcoin, has a number of possible applications within finance. For example, DLT could be applied to digital record keeping, smart contracts, digital currencies and digital assets. In this blog post we illustrate few selected characteristics. This new technology has the potential to redefine operations and improve the efficiency, security and economics of the financial industry. It is time for financial institutions to change and benefit from the possibilities of distributed technologies. Read More
Quantifi has announced the release of their whitepaper titled ‘How Blockchain Could Change the Financial Markets’. The paper was co-written with Noble Markets, a provider of post-trade technology for the OTC markets and OKCoin, a leading blockchain technology company. The paper focuses on two important areas for financial markets – blockchain’s impact on financial transactions (OTC derivatives, syndicated loans) and risk management. read more
Blockchain is one of the most disruptive technologies available at present, designed to simplify the value chains around trading, payment and market infrastructure. If fully adopted, blockchain will create a more efficient, more transparent and more secure marketplace while reducing transaction processing costs. While the potential is huge, so too is the uncertainty. The key to turning blockchain’s potential into reality is a collective effort among industry participants to learn, share, cooperate and see themselves as part of the blockchain network as opposed to as individual firms. Read More
by Quantifi, Noble & OKCoin
This whitepaper focuses on the applications of blockchain technology on various aspects of the capital markets. The blockchain technology platform is a distributed ledger technology (DLT) system, which has triggered a fundamental challenge to the nature of money, transforming current business processes. It is one of the most disruptive technologies available at present, designed to simplify the value chains around trading, payment and market infrastructure. If fully adopted, blockchain will create a more efficient, more transparent and more secure marketplace whilst reducing transaction processing costs.
Vasily Strela, Global Head of FICC Quantitative Strategies, RBC Capital Markets, talks about market developments, regulation and technology. Vasily is the Global Head of FICC Quantitative Strategies at RBC Capital Markets, he is responsible for running the Fixed Income (rates, credit, muni, FX, mortgages) & Commodities quantitative teams. His team provides quant support to the business, which involves looking at new ways to enhance and adapt models to current market conditions i.e. new algorithms and how to apply them to the business. Read More
Quantifi today announced it has been selected as a winner at the Red Herring's Top 100 North America awards, a prestigious list honouring the year’s most promising private technology ventures from the North American business region. During the months leading up to the announcement, Red Herring reviewed over 1200 companies across the technology industry and selected the most innovative companies as finalists. read more
Quantifi CEO and founder, Rohan Douglas, has won 2018 CEO of the Year in the CEO Monthly Magazine Awards. These awards recognise CEOs from a large cross section of industries and selects winners based on individuals that have distinguished themselves in their field and consistently demonstrated their commitment to innovation. Rohan founded Quantifi in 2002 with the goal of delivering the same sophisticated risk management and analytics used by the largest banks, to all market participants. read more