How good data can make banking safer
Banks commonly have failed to put in place overarching frameworks for data quality, while data analysis remains highly manual.
Derivatives boom ramps up operational pressure
Firms are required to raise the bar through the trade lifecycle, from order management through to post-trade confirmation, netting, settlement, and reconciliation.
Kynetix are DMIST Ambassadors
DMIST is an industry-governed standards body focused on improving the efficiency, resiliency, competitiveness and innovativeness of the exchange-traded and cleared derivatives markets.
Seeing through DMIST
The Derivatives Market Institute for Standards (DMIST) has made its first major proposal centering around reducing inefficiencies and uncertainties in post-trade processes. What criticisms have been raised and how does DMIST plan to address them?
Does Refit miss the point?
Financial markets are bracing themselves for the fresh wave of regulation, expecting significant challenges in implementing Refit.
Strategies for Success in ETD Clearing
Managing risk and ensuring compliance can be complex and challenging. To navigate these challenges it’s essential to have a clear strategy in place.
Three trends that could make or break banks and broker-dealers
This year looks to be uncertain as the last and regulatory changes, ESG scores and the blockchain are set to play pivotal roles in determining success or failure for some.
What’s the real impact of ‘rec debt’ on the back office?
Most are familiar with the term ‘technical debt’, but what about ‘rec debt’, the cumulative issues that impact the speed of daily recs.
Is standardisation the key to ETD reconciliations?
94% of buyside firms say a lack of data standardisation causes huge complexity across the entire post-trade process and is a major challenge to most firms.
Why file comparison doesn’t work for futures recs
Using generic reconciliation tools to deal with complex instruments like Exchange Traded Derivatives, Futures or Options is difficult, and prone to inaccuracy