Awards categories

Categories

The Markets Technology Awards, part of the Risk Awards, brings together a complete cross-section of the market: alongside technology vendors are sell-side sales people and traders, buy-side portfolio and risk managers, quants, exchanges, trading platforms and clearing houses, law firms and more – recognising their achievements, and those of the industry as a whole.

TRADED RISK TECHNOLOGY:

  • Market risk management product of the year

  • Market liquidity risk product of the year

  • Counterparty risk product of the year

  • XVA calculation product of the year

FRONT-OFFICE REGULATION:

  • FRTB product of the year

  • Regulatory reporting product of the year

  • Best support for Libor reform

  • Best UMR (uncleared margin rules) service of the year

PRICING/TRADING TECHNOLOGY:

  • Pricing and analytics: commodities

  • Pricing and analytics: equities

  • Pricing and analytics: fixed income, currencies, credit

  • Pricing and analytics: structured products / cross-asset

  • Trading systems: commodities

  • Trading systems: equities

  • Trading systems: fixed income, currencies, credit

  • Trading systems: structured products / cross-asset

BUY-SIDE TECHNOLOGY:

  • Buy-side market risk management product of the year

  • EMS provider of the year

  • OMS provider of the year

  • Performance attribution product of the year

  • Best execution product of the year

  • Buy-side ALM product of the year

  • Market scenario generator of the year

DATA AND OTHER SPECIALIST CATEGORIES:

  • Market data vendor of the year

  • Alternative data vendor of the year

  • High-performance computing product of the year

  • Risk data repository and data management product of the year

  • Electronic trading support product of the year

  • Best vendor for system support and implementation

BACK-OFFICE CATEGORIES:

  • Central counterparty clearing support product of the year

  • Collateral management and optimisation product of the year

  • Documentation support product of the year

INNOVATION CATEGORIES:

  • Best user interface innovation
  • Best use of machine learning/AI
  • Best use of natural language processing
  • Best use of cloud
  • Best modelling innovation

NOTE: Entries for the innovation categories should focus on product development within the previous 12 months, and answer three questions:

  1. What is the development, and the rationale behind it?;

  2. What makes it innovative?

  3. How has it improved the product?

Client testimonial would be welcomed; other supporting material can also be submitted.