Month in Numbers

'Excluding tier-one managers, it seems that centralised data management on the buy side is yet to take off – most firms approach data in a more fire-fighting way – they try to fix problems as they come up'

Darren Purcell, director of Standard & Poor's Securities Classifications, explains the sorry state of enterprise-wide data management initiatives on the buy side in the wake of his firm's 2006 buy-side data management survey

€249.7bn

– the Euro value of trades jointly executed last month (Jun