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
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.
Over the last 20 years, there have been significant technology advancements in the financial markets. Most recently, the interest in blockchain has been huge. 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. Firms are investing millions in developing blockchain applications. Few now doubt that blockchain could soon revolutionise the global financial services industry.
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, a provider of risk, analytics and trading solutions, today announced that a rapidly growing investment manager, based in New York City, has gone live with Quantifi as its core enterprise risk platform. Formed in 2016, the fund seeks to provide positive absolute returns while preserving capital in all market environments. The fund’s investment portfolio is focused on bonds, CDS, loans and stocks. 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 has been named ‘Best Risk Management Solution’ in the HFM US Hedge Fund Technology Awards. These awards recognise technology providers, serving the hedge fund sector, that have demonstrated exceptional customer service and innovative product development over the past 12 months. read more