Market Trends

Top 10 Trends In 2022 Capital Markets: Tech Tackles Risk, Regs & Innovation

The capital markets have forged ahead, creating products, producing innovation, and monetizing change

New survey provided by Aite Novarica. Aite Novarica consists of more than 70 analysts and industry practitioners based in North America and Europe with extensive expertise across all sub-sectors of the financial services industry.

Boston, January 5, 2022 – 2021 closed on a hopeful note, with many offices reopening after almost two years of darkness. But even during these worst of times, the capital markets churned on. An alphabet soup of regulations, many delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, began pouring on the capital markets in 2021 and will continue through 2022 and 2023. The burdens that come with oversight of risk, resilience, and environmental respect are being met with investments in talent, technology, and technique.


Top Ten Trends In Capital Markets In 2022:

1.) Green Taxonomies in Europe shape investment decisions worldwide

2.) Emphasis on sell-side risk pushes investment in the cloud

3.) Firms double down on advance technology and outsourced solutions to meet the requirements of T+1 and T+0

4.) The Covid-19 pandemic growing technology and economic risks force firms to elevate operational resilience to a C-suite concern

5.) Operating Models evolve to accommodate digital and nondigital assets

6.) Growth in crypto-trading leads to a new asset class in the financial industry

7.) Climate risk awareness plays a growing role in portfolio construction

8.) Fixed income investors continue to embrace technology

9.) Firms expand the uses of AI, ML, and RPA to include post-trade functions

10.) Combining public and private asset modeling becomes increasingly important in multi-asset frameworks