Bond Traders Need to Up Their Game as AI Systems Get Smarter

Fixed Income portfolio managers and traders are seeking a competitive advantage by investing in AI. Source: Bloomberg Money is pouring into artificial intelligence in bond markets, challenging bankers and investors to adapt their skills in everything from issuing to trading securities. Fintech startup Nivaura is investing in technology to automate debt sales. Dutch bank ING…

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Fintech takes on the front office

 Fintech has untapped potential to boost revenues at CIBs. Fixed Income pricing stands to benefit the most with tools currently in use that use real-time data to help bond traders decide when to transact and at what price. Source: The Banker Of the $30bn invested globally in fintech in 2017, just 6% went to primary…

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Five reasons financial services professionals should move to Toronto

 Toronto’s Financial District is an untapped opportunity for the financial industry as Canada’s Big Five banks are gearing up to make Toronto the centre of fintech. Source: eFinancialCareers Whether you work on Wall Street or elsewhere, you may want to consider a move to Bay Street, the center of Toronto’s Financial District. Why? Here are the…

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Fintech decoded: The capital markets infrastructure opportunity

Capital Markets fintechs will bring greater efficiency through innovative technologies such as matching, while driving depth in traded markets and expansion toward new asset classes. Source: McKinsey & Company Technology has long been the engine driving capital market efficiency—both for investors in the markets, and for the capital market infrastructure providers (CMIPs) that operate the exchanges and…

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Overbond Wins “Most Innovative Technology Vendor – Front Office” at American Financial Technology Awards 2017

The winners of this year’s AFTAs were announced at a dinner in midtown Manhattan on December 4. Source: WatersTechnology Continuing last year’s theme of change, this year’s winners were marked by impending regulatory reform due in the New Year, and a shift in the business practices of the buy and sell sides. With reporting mandates…

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Bond market is strengthened with digitalization

 Kinyu Keizai Shimbun interviews Mr. Han Ryoo, Co-founder & Head of Product at Overbond Ltd. during FIT 2017 in Tokyo Source: Kinyu Keizai Shimbun Overbond, based in Toronto, Canada plans to begin operations in Japan in early next year. Han Ryoo, Co-founder and Head of Product, visited Japan in late October to build up its…

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Overbond Expands Primary Bond Market Deal Capabilities with Corporate Bond Intelligence and OpenFin Integration

New product breakthrough applies machine learning and predictive analytics to match investors with real-time credit investment opportunities TORONTO and NEW YORK — September 12, 2017 — Overbond Ltd., the first end-to-end capital markets fintech platform for primary bond origination, has launched COBI Opportunities, a new proprietary issuer-investor matching solution for primary bond markets. COBI (Corporate…

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Appetite for Fintech

Financial technology is upending supply chains and payment systems around the world, and it is starting to change major capital financing. Will technology transform the primary capital markets? Source: IFR Asia Barely a week passes these days without a senior investment banker leaving for a financial technology start-up. With jobs less secure and bonuses down,…

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Overbond featured in MaRS Canada’s Fintech Landscape Infographic

Source: MaRS blog: A 5-year look at fintech in Canada [infographic] Fintech companies in Canada are reimagining how we access and spend our money, as well as changing the way that banks and financial organizations interact with consumers. And investors are buying into their innovative solutions. From bank account security software that uses biometric identification…

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