Quantifi has won the front-office technology award for Pricing & Analytics: fixed income, currencies and credit at the Risk.net Market Technology Awards. These awards reflect the contribution made by technology providers that support trading or investment in the listed, OTC derivatives and cash markets. read more
This paper highlights the main changes being introduced by the new market risk standards and the related challenges in terms of data management, modelling and technology. The Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) heralds a new era in bank risk management, making it one of the most critical items on a bank’s to-do list for the immediate future and beyond. This paper highlights the enormity of the data and modelling requirements imposed by FRTB as well as its impact on banks’ risk and systems architecture. read more
Quantif has been named Best Technology Solution in the Investment Week Fund Services Awards 2017. These awards recognise companies that offer cutting edge services and solutions in the most seamless, efficient and innovate ways to those involved in the investment management industry. read more
Quantifi has been named Best Multi-Asset Trading & Portfolio Management System in Corporate Vision’s Technology Innovator Awards. Winners were chosen through a combination of votes gathered from their network of respected industry partners, together with their in-depth and rigorous in-house research process. The underlying factors driving Quantifi’s success in the investment management space are new technology, advanced functionality and responsive client services. read more
by Quantifi & Intel
New challenges in the financial markets driven by changes in market structure and regulations and accounting rules like Basel III, EMIR, Dodd Frank, MiFID II, Solvency II, IFRS 13, IRFS 9, and FRTB have increased demand for higher performance risk and analytics. Problems like XVA require orders of magnitude more calculations for accurate results. This demand for higher performance has put a focus on how to get the most out of the latest generation of hardware.
Vectorisation is a key tool for dramatically improving the performance of code running on modern CPUs. Vectorisation is the process of converting an algorithm from operating on a single value at a time to operating on a set of values at one time. Modern CPUs provide direct support for vector operations where a single instruction is applied to multiple data (SIMD).
Quantifi has been voted top Energy Trading and Risk Management (ETRM) platform for ‘Credit Risk’ in the Energy Risk 2017 Software Rankings. These rankings recognise technology providers that have helped the industry evolve with the challenges and opportunities in the energy markets. read more
Regulatory changes has led to number of implications for banks and financial intermediaries. There are strategic implications that can, however, bring business opportunities and competitive advantages to firms that are well prepared. Despite various exemptions due to its public mandate, OeKB has also been impacted with these regluatory changes. Having reviewed their existing risk infrastructure, OeKB decided that to support future business demands, they would need to replace their front-to-middle office platform with a next generation solution.
As one of the UK’s leading and most sophisticated banks the client provides a range of comprehensive banking and financial markets services to over 25,000 customers - predominantly FTSE 100 companies. In 2009 the client selected Quantifi as the front-office pricing tool for their Structured Credit business. Over the course of the next 2 years their usage of Quantifi expanded and they adopted Quantifi's risk platform to provide them with a consolidated view of risk across their entire credit trading business.