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Content Focus

Waters Technology’s extensive coverage of Content Focus features expert analysis, news, opinion, interviews & special reports on the business issues facing Indexes & Ratings, Newswires, Pricing & Valuations and Research & Commentary professionals across the financial market IT, trading technology and data landscape.


Content Focus News, Commentary & Analysis from Waters Technology

Seeking Alpha Mulls Breaking Out Research Platform into Separate Subscriptions

Financial news, analysis and transcript website Seeking Alpha is considering spinning off components of its investment research platform into standalone...

Inside Market Data | News | Organization & Management | 16 Apr 2014

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ISI Emerging Markets Rebrands as EMIS

Emerging markets data provider ISI Emerging Markets has changed its name to EMIS in a bid to simplify its branding and reflect its data product brands.

Inside Market Data | News | Organization & Management | 15 Apr 2014

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Twitter Buys Tweet Data Distributor Gnip to Grow Social Data Biz

Social media microblogging site Twitter has acquired Boulder, Colo.-based social media aggregator Gnip for an undisclosed sum.

Inside Market Data | News | alliances, mergers & acquisitions | 15 Apr 2014

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Moscow Exchange to Publish New Russian Market Volatility Indicator

The Moscow Exchange announced that, starting Wednesday, April 16, it will begin publishing a new index that provides an indicator of Russian volatility designed to give investors and traders a wider range of tools to assess the market.

Inside Market Data | News | Exchange Data | 15 Apr 2014

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Citi Rolls out Pricing Tool on Bloomberg App Portal

Citigroup has made a new electronic block pricing tool available on Bloomberg's App Portal, to allow traders to request bespoke prices for block orders as part of their workflow on the Bloomberg Professional service.

Inside Market Data | News | Pricing & Valuations | 15 Apr 2014

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OTCGH Unveils Refined Products Forwards Data

Energy and commodities interdealer broker OTC Global Holdings has launched a new market data service, leveraging its presence in the over the counter refined products market to provide forward curves for refined products, aimed at commodities traders...

Inside Market Data | News | Content Focus | 14 Apr 2014

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KKR Sells Ipreo to Blackstone, Goldman

Investment and advisory firm Blackstone and Goldman Sachs' Merchant Banking Division have bought market intelligence and workflow solutions provider Ipreo from private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, in a deal that media reports value at $975 million...

Inside Market Data | News | alliances, mergers & acquisitions | 14 Apr 2014

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Morningstar Promotes Holt to Lead Equity, Credit Research

Chicago-based data and investment research provider Morningstar has appointed Michael Holt global head of equity and corporate credit research in Chicago, with responsibility for a global team of about 120 research analysts, reporting to Haywood Kelly,...

Inside Market Data | News | People | 14 Apr 2014

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SuperDerivatives Adds Icap G7 Data to DGX Store

Over-the-counter pricing and risk management software vendor SuperDerivatives is adding real-time market data from interdealer broker Icap to the third-party app store on its DGX market data terminal, to provide customers with an overview of rates from...

Inside Market Data | News | Pricing & Valuations | 14 Apr 2014

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Bloomberg Integrates SIX Market Data

Bloomberg is integrating SIX Financial Information's MDFselect real-time data feed to its Bloomberg Platform managed market data distribution service.

Inside Market Data | News | Content Focus | 14 Apr 2014

NOW OPEN -- Inside Market Data Awards 2014

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Call-for-entry and voting are now open for the 12th annual Inside Market Data Awards 2014, which take place in New York on May 21. For more details of the criteria across the call-for-entry and voting categories that recognize industry excellence within market data and reference data click here.

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A data-centric approach to portfolio management

A fast, flexible and reliable investment decision-making process must be based on access to accurate and consistent information throughout an organization....

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Taking on Tablets: BYOD On The Trading Floor

We have truly entered the Age of Bring Your Own Device, or BYOD. And as with every new era fuelled by innovation, the new challenges are screaming for...