Rise of the Machines: How Machine Learning is Changing the Capital Markets

The burgeoning influence of machine learning and artificial intelligence in the asset management community is, at its core, a data story, and for that reason and others, John says it isn’t going to be possible for everyone. The technology-minded capital markets participants do love a good trend. If 2014 was centered around “IBOR-mania” and 2015 was the year that the blockchain exploded into the hyperbole stratosphere, then the major trend of 2016 will arguably be machine learning. It may sound like the sexy new foundation upon which so much of asset management’s future can be built, but at heart, machine learning is a data efficiency play, one that many on the buy side are still unable to get right for a variety of reasons.  While no one wants to get…


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