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For us at YUKKA Lab, working with the leading players in the industry is key to delivering the best results to our customers. One of them is Avaloq and avaloq.one, the ecosystem that connects fintechs to banks. We spoke with Bodo Grauer, Head of Digital Strategy & Transformation, who also presented avaloq.one at FinovateAsia, Hong Kong, October 2018, and won the "Best of Show" award. See the video below the interview. Please introduce yourself and what you are doing at Avaloq. My name is Bodo and I’m the head of Digital Strategy...

A situational sentiment overview and outlook of Brexit and its implications on British airlines based on news sentiments in the YUKKA Lab News Lab News around the all so famous Brexit term have been picking up the pace again, as advisory papers for British companies and inhabitants have been released, discussing how to best prepare for a no-deal Brexit. This paper release has been one of the few occasions in the last weeks where proper consequences have been discussed and revealed, opposed to the usual, more general point of saying “Brexit...

What can happen when you combine sentiments with quant models? A cooperation with AAACCell, a spin-off start-up of the University of Zurich and alumni of the Kickstart Accelerator 2017, enables us to optimally combine YUKKA Lab's sentiments with state-of-the-art quant models that are used directly by banks. The cooperation shows clear added value in terms of KPI´s (Sharpe ratio, vola, performance). We talked with Maximilian Adelmann, Senior Quant Engineer at AAAccell, about what AAAccell is doing and about our cooperation. Max, please introduce yourself. Who are you and what do you do at...

At YUKKA Lab we are often asked how the YUKKA analysis of documents compares to a human analyst reading the same documents. In this blog article, we address this question by comparing human and machine performance in text reading and understanding. How do humans read? When reading, human eyes fixate at certain positions in the text moving swiftly further. Knowledge of the language allows performing structural analysis of the text almost simultaneously, leading to a representation of the meaning. World and domain knowledge provide the necessary context both for producing the correct...