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Bringing Financial applications of Sentiment Analysis to India and Hong Kong

In March 2017, OptiRisk were proud to have partnered with Indian Institute of Management Calcutta and UNICOM seminars to present at two conferences in Asia: AI, Machine Learning and Sentiment Analysis Applied to • Financial Markets • Consumer Markets 8-9 … Continue reading

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US Elections- Sentiment Analysis gets it right again!

The recent US Election has been a roller coaster ride. Perceptions towards candidates continuously fluctuated following every interview, debate and allegation. We have gathered some information from our friends at RavenPack and Amareos to show how sentiment analysis predicted the … Continue reading

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New Developments in IT and Finance Innovation

Last week OptiRisk Systems took part in exclusive conferences held on 14th and 15th July on the topics of: 1. AI, Machine Learning and Sentiment Analysis Applied to Finance and 2. Blockchain: Distributed Ledger and Financial Services OptiRisk Systems exhibited … Continue reading

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BREXIT: Human Behavior impacts financial markets

Human behavior and actions lead to Extreme events which have ‘Big’ political, economic, social and technological impacts on the global financial markets. Merve Alanyali and Tobias Preis are thought leaders in this domain; they explain the journey from News to … Continue reading

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Unchained value: Can blockchain be a security enabler?

The world has changed. Cyberspace and the security of it is now critical to both the civil and economic wellbeing of almost all developed and developing nations. New ways of working have enabled significant productivity gains to be realised, especially … Continue reading

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OptiRisk at the APMOD conference, 2016

OptiRisk Systems sponsored and participated at the 12th International conference on Applied Mathematical Programming and Modelling that was held in Brno, Czech Republic on June 8-10, 2016. OptiRisk team presented on various topics during the conference: OptiRisk will soon be … Continue reading

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OptiRisk at the Data Analytics and Sentiment Analysis conference

During the Data Analytics conference held on 14 April 2016, in London, Tilman Sayer from OptiRisk Systems shed light on the topic ‘ Combining sentiment data and market data to enhance financial analytics applications.’ He talked about how sentiment data … Continue reading

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Launch of the “Handbook of Sentiment Analysis in Finance”

Building on the success of The Handbook of News Analytics in Finance, the editors (Prof.Gautam Mitra and Dr. Xiang Yu) have researched and compiled this new volume: “Handbook of Sentiment Analysis in Finance”. The Handbook was launched on 10 March … Continue reading

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Sentiment Analysis in Finance, Singapore 2016.

The world is now connected to news and information everywhere, narrowing the gap between locations and accelerating the speed of information processing. Data scientists and financial experts are trying to catch up with these evolutions by automating the extraction of … Continue reading

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A dominating shark in the wide, open sea…

A strong, powerful predator in the seawaters, such as a shark, can do great damage to the other species living in the same habitat. The same principle can be applied to our topic of discussion: high frequency trading (this will … Continue reading

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