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Hedge fund technology develops across the value chain | Hedgeweek

Hedge fund technology develops across the value chain | Hedgeweek | Financial Technology Information and News | Scoop.it

Getting the right technology solutions in place for today’s hedge fund manager is a pressing concern. Tighter trade margins and growing regulatory/compliance costs are hardly conducive to ramping up a hedge fund’s annual IT budget. Where possible, they need cost-efficient solutions for their technology infrastructure, yet at the same ensuring the highest standards are being upheld.


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It's becoming important for all different type of companies, including Hedge Funds, to have the best possible technology. It not only gives advantages but also it is crucial to the running of all Financial Companies going forward. 

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As all aspects of financial services feel the pressure to technologise, even the hedge fund manager must be able to link up every stage of the value they create and deliver to advanced technology for scoping, reporting and real-time adaptation. 

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This is a look at the Financial Services Technology industry with a focus on Low Latency technology and up to the minute Financial news.
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Why the future is collaborative for banks and fintech

Why the future is collaborative for banks and fintech | Financial Technology Information and News | Scoop.it
THE INTRODUCTION of paper money revolutionised the way we exchanged goods and services.
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Regulatory question mark hangs over FinTech

Regulatory question mark hangs over FinTech | Financial Technology Information and News | Scoop.it
FinTech startups could disrupt the regulatory order, a lawyer warns, with systemic tweaks needed to align regulation with the new, virtual environment.
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London flexes fintech muscle in Financial News list - Tech City News

London flexes fintech muscle in Financial News list - Tech City News | Financial Technology Information and News | Scoop.it

The FinTech40, a list of the top forty people in Europe’s burgeoning fintech industry, has been announced by Financial News.

 

London has again proven its fintech credentials as three-quarters of the people named as industry influencers are based in the British capital.

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Top 5 Questions Asked When Researching Low Latency Providers | Harrington Starr

Top 5 Questions Asked When Researching Low Latency Providers | Harrington Starr | Financial Technology Information and News | Scoop.it

The market of Low Latency technology is one discussed at length at Harrington Starr. We work extensively in this space and based on conversations and insight into this market, we have collated the 5 key questions you need to ask yourself when thinking Low Latency provider:

 
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The Big Red EMIR Button | Harrington Starr

The Big Red EMIR Button | Harrington Starr | Financial Technology Information and News | Scoop.it

The EMIR (European Market Infrastructure Regulation sees its next phase go live this week with Reporting of OTC Derivatives and Exchange Traded Derivatives into Trade Repositories going live this Wednesday 12th February 2014.

 
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Analysing Markit's Acquisition of thinkFolio

Analysing Markit's Acquisition of thinkFolio | Financial Technology Information and News | Scoop.it

A great article from Harrington Starr's own Elliot Parfitt looking at Markit's recent purchase of thinkFolio. Well worth a read. 

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Is cloud computing almost too good to be true for banks?

Is cloud computing almost too good to be true for banks? | Financial Technology Information and News | Scoop.it
The cloud’s most obvious benefits will enable banks to keep up with technology changes while reducing costs.
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The Hottest Global Startups Of 2013

The Hottest Global Startups Of 2013 | Financial Technology Information and News | Scoop.it
Searching for the hottest global startups of 2013, we sifted through more than 300 entries, and of the seven companies chosen, every single one is an innovative business shaking up its sector’s norms around the world.
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EVENT: Leadership in the 21st Century: Help your Team March 4th! | Harrington Starr

EVENT: Leadership in the 21st Century: Help your Team March 4th! | Harrington Starr | Financial Technology Information and News | Scoop.it

We are delighted to announce that March 4th, 2014 has been confirmed as the date for our next Financial Services & Commodities Technology Event. Bringing together over 200 of the sector’s most prominent names, this session will deliver leadership lessons from a world class panel and is an exclusive, invitation only event not to miss.


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Manpower sees growth in UK financial sector jobs » Banking Technology

Manpower sees growth in UK financial sector jobs » Banking Technology | Financial Technology Information and News | Scoop.it

According to Manpower, one of the largest personnel firms worldwide, “job prospects in the finance sector look strong heading into 2014 with a Net Employment Outlook of +10%”.

The figures come from the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey, which in turn is based on responses from 2,104 UK employers. It asks whether employers intend to hire additional workers or reduce the size of their workforce in the coming economic quarter.

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The Strategic Crisis Facing The Commodity Trading Industry | Harrington Starr

The Strategic Crisis Facing The Commodity Trading Industry | Harrington Starr | Financial Technology Information and News | Scoop.it

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IDC Financial Insights’ Top 10 Predictions for 2014

IDC Financial Insights’ Top 10 Predictions for 2014 | Financial Technology Information and News | Scoop.it
IDC Financial Insights has released its 2014 Predictions for Worldwide Financial Services (FS) next year, with the consultancy predicting an overall IT spend next year of in excess of $430bn, reports Neil Ainger.
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Low Latency Development Experience – Does that mean Financial Services Experience?

Low Latency Development Experience – Does that mean Financial Services Experience? | Financial Technology Information and News | Scoop.it

When looking at potential job opportunities within Financial Services some Developers have told us that they are often put off by adverts that are looking for extreme low latency or real-time systems experience. They often believe that the company are looking for someone who has had experience building high frequency trading systems or extreme low latency systems that operate at milliseconds. In short, they believe the firm is looking for strong financial experience.

 
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The FinTech Capital - Harrington Starr

The FinTech Capital - Harrington Starr | Financial Technology Information and News | Scoop.it

Check out Harrington Starr's website where you can find all 3 versions of the FinTech Capital featuring around 100 articles from some of the world's leading Financial Services Technology companies. 

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The new FinTech Capital is here!!! Check out the thoughts from some of the industry leaders in this space

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The FinTech Market Is Lucrative But Sales Are Complex

The FinTech Market Is Lucrative But Sales Are Complex | Financial Technology Information and News | Scoop.it
According to research we unveiled last week reinforces this view. The technology market for financial services is truly big business with multi-million dollar contracts regularly being made available for tender.
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Eeerrrm ... Think about the significance of Dog Words in an Interview!

Eeerrrm ... Think about the significance of Dog Words in an Interview! | Financial Technology Information and News | Scoop.it

The eeerms, the ummmms, and the use of honestly or obviously can really ruin your credibility in an interview.

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Sir David Brailsford's 20 Lessons in Leadership | Harrington Starr

Sir David Brailsford's 20 Lessons in Leadership | Harrington Starr | Financial Technology Information and News | Scoop.it

Last week we were fortunate to meet Sir Dave Brailsford, Performance Director of Team Sky and the man behind some of the most celebrated British sporting stories of the last century. Brailsford has built on Peter Keen’s work to engineer Olympic dominance for Team GB in the Velodrome. Going further than this, his bold predictions came true when Sir Bradley Wiggins became the first Brit to win the Tour De France and followed it up with a back to back win for Chris Froome the following year.

 
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Coders! Make your interview a success! | Harrington Starr

Coders! Make your interview a success! | Harrington Starr | Financial Technology Information and News | Scoop.it

So many excellent developers can’t get through the hoops of interviews. Time after time we have seen developers fall at various hurdles the typical coding interview throws at them. The top candidates don’t necessarily get the job purely because they miss out some simple bits of preparation before interview and communication during it. Read on for the actions that can help ensure a successful interview.

 
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The Top 4 Issues Facing Risk Technology Vendors

The Top 4 Issues Facing Risk Technology Vendors | Financial Technology Information and News | Scoop.it

Risk Management space has never been more lucrative. Since the crisis, there has been an increased focus on Risk and the regulations impacting the capital markets industry have increased exponentially. The outcome is the Risk vendor management space is now one of the most fiercely contested markets with companies ranging from SAP to Misys to Lombard offering solutions to help the capital markets industry meet the demands of regulators and also meet their strategic risk management expectations.

 
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Rise of mobile computing fosters new tech hubs

Rise of mobile computing fosters new tech hubs | Financial Technology Information and News | Scoop.it
The rise of mobile computing has fostered a fresh round of tech start-ups around the world, turning cities like Stockholm, Tel Aviv and Berlin into magnets for entrepreneurs hoping to cash in on the boom in smartphone and tablet computing.
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5 Technology Challenges for Investment Banks in 2014

5 Technology Challenges for Investment Banks in 2014 | Financial Technology Information and News | Scoop.it

In the opinion of Jonathan Firester, managing director of capital markets at Accenture, if you look broadly at the financial landscape we are in the latter years of a series of transformations that started after the '08 crisis.

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Half of British firms plan to hire next year, says CBI - Telegraph

Half of British firms plan to hire next year, says CBI  - Telegraph | Financial Technology Information and News | Scoop.it
Some 51pc of companies expect to create jobs over the next 12 months but almost half are not planning to offer pay rises above inflation.

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Toby Babb - 0203 00 22 850's curator insight, December 17, 2013 2:26 AM

Interesting report in today's papers with strong news for recruitment. With half not expecting to raise pay however, the war for talent is going to be an interesting one next year with a heavy reliance on the power of a brand story and effective interview processes.

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Bank of Beirut installs Misys Sophis toolkit

Bank of Beirut installs Misys Sophis toolkit | Financial Technology Information and News | Scoop.it

Bank of Beirut has gone live on Misys Sophis Value platform, which the bank says will help it increase its STP rate, manage trade repository and cross-asset collateral and margin, and better interact with Lebanon’s other banks.

 
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Techstars/Barclays partnership fuels FinTech frenzy

Techstars/Barclays partnership fuels FinTech frenzy | Financial Technology Information and News | Scoop.it

Financial technology startups are starting to benefit from the accelerator movement, which is getting more major banks involved to find and vet technologies that impact their industry.

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Four Reasons Why More CIOs are Looking Outside of Finance for Technologists

Four Reasons Why More CIOs are Looking Outside of Finance for Technologists | Financial Technology Information and News | Scoop.it

There is a growing number of CIO’s in the financial market place who are shifting their strategy to hire their technologists from outside their competitors and, increasingly so, outside financial services all together.

 
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