Financial market turmoil has revealed the interconnected nature of modern financial systems. Industry, regulators and academics agree on the need for better analytical tools that can help monitor and safeguard against systemic risks. Kimmo Soramaki reviews new research in financial network analysis, including how network analysis of large-scale financial transaction data can be used to improve our understanding of how the financial system functions. How can visual analytics of time-series networks bring new insights? How can cross-asset networks enable stronger intuition of market dynamics?