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“EDUCATING PEOPLE IS PART OF BEING A RESPONSIBLE PLAYER IN THE INDUSTRY” Ivan Gowan CEO, Capital.com

vention. We understand the complexities involved in offering solutions in the financial services domain.”

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE To manage those complexities, Capital has invested in artificial intelligence (AI) to enable systems capable of analysing client trades and spotting trading patterns known to be associated with practices that can be negative for trading outcomes. “It’s this type of inno-vation that sets us apart from some of our competitors,” Gowan says

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of the efforts made to build a modern infra-structure hosted in the cloud via specialist data centres for financial services, such as the Equinix LD4 in London. “It’s our mission to help traders perform better,” he adds. “Educating people is part of being a responsible player in the industry.” To enhance its AI capabilities, Capital has studied the impact of psychology and emotions in trading to leverage behavioural finance research. “We codify some of these biases into the AI system where we’re looking to assess whether our client’s trading patterns are aligned JUNE 2019

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FinTech Magazine 2019  

FinTech Magazine 2019