Machines ‘Learn’ Front Office

Sponsored by This entry is part 3 in the series Artificial Intelligence in Financial Services   Long a niche tool for quantitative, program-driven trading desks, artificial intelligence is now creeping into the discussion of what adds value for institutional-investment front offices. “We’re seeing the early stages of firms taking a more aggressive look at leveraging causal intelligence as a way to determine opportunities for trading and identify alpha,” said Josh Sutton, managing director at Publicis.Sapient. “Firms are looking at how they can be early-stage movers in identifying why things might happen before they do, by leveraging AI.” To illustrate the utility of artificial intelligence — aka machine learning — for a buy-side firm, Sutton cited the recent volatility in commodity prices. Amid a tumultuous market, AI could map out a range…


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