From Big Data to Artificial Intelligence in Capital Markets: Code or Be Coded?

by Joséphine de Chazournes, January 6, 2016
Industry Trends
Global

Abstract

Celent believes extremely powerful AI solutions for capital markets will be commercialized in the next two to five years. It’s time to start coding, or be coded.

Artificial intelligence (AI) is yet another enabler for the capital markets industry to face the current market infrastructure changes, and to be smarter with all the data they have available. Celent sees AI solutions being used throughout the trade lifecycle to enable change.

This report explains what purpose AI could serve in capital markets and digs into the types of AI that are used or will be developed to solve these issues. The report also looks at the vendors that are providing some of these solutions.

“AI solutions can lower the cost of many processes throughout the trade lifecycle, but also tackle the revenue side of the equation: research, sales and trading,” says Joséphine de Chazournes, senior analyst with Celent’s Securities & Investments practice and author of the report. “The deepest solutions that will combine big data analysis, correlation, and causal-based technologies on data, text, image, and voice will be more powerful in the future.”

Celent is a research and advisory firm dedicated to helping financial institutions formulate comprehensive business and technology strategies. Celent publishes reports identifying trends and best practices in financial services technology and conducts consulting engagements for financial institutions looking to use technology to enhance existing business processes or launch new business strategies. With a team of internationally based analysts, Celent is uniquely positioned to offer strategic advice and market insights on a global basis. Celent is a member of the Oliver Wyman Group, which is a wholly-owned operating unit of Marsh & McLennan Companies [NYSE: MMC].

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Table of Contents

Executive Summary

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Key Research Questions

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Introduction

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Artificial Intelligence in Capital Markets

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Different Types of Artificial Intelligence

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Capital Markets AI Vendor Overview

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Conclusion

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Leveraging Celent’s Expertise

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Support for Financial Institutions

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Support for Vendors

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Related Celent Research

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