Vanguard’s fixed income senior trader, Christie Goncalves, tells Laurie McAughtry why this year has been unprecedented, why automation is so important, and why the buy-side needs to talk to each other more.
FinTech Symbiont believes asset managers have historically been boxed out of innovation, so it is working with giants like Vanguard to leverage cutting-edge distributed ledger technology for long-term efficiencies.
The exchange, alongside Aflac Ventures and SEI, raised $7.5 million for BondCliQ in a Series A funding round while Vanguard has engaged as a strategic partner.
The goal of the three firms is to bring post-trade workflow automation and efficiencies while significantly reducing counterparty credit risk through blockchain technology.
Fong Yee Chan joins Vanguard as head of ESG strategy for the UK and Europe with 11 years of industry experience working on ESG initiatives.
Industry heavyweights Vanguard, BNY Mellon, Franklin Templeton, and State Street completed a pilot to trade FX forwards using DLT.
The TRADE profiles its Rising Stars of Trading and Execution 2019, continuing with Maria Garcia, Christopher Bukogiannis, Sonal Karsan, Jimmy Cole and Sam Vaughan-Jones.
BlackRock, Goldman Sachs, Allianz, JP Morgan and Vanguard are among those raising concerns about CCPs, urging regulators to take action.
Asset management firms recognise a changing landscape for operations and non-front-office teams as technology and culture evolution continues.
Andy Maack, global head of FX trading at Vanguard, talks to The TRADE about how the buy-side is increasingly embracing new tools and technologies in order to navigate rapidly changing market conditions.