Inside Data Management - IDM March 2017
With an unenviable raft of new regulation imminently coming into force, market participants anticipate a flurry of adoption of compliance-related technology, which is expected to prove lucrative for RegTech providers. Joanna Wright and Max Bowie talk to…
For years, sophisticated data monitoring and analytics have been a key component of developing trading strategies. Now, as Joanne Faulkner discovers, firms are taking approaches first developed for use by traders and turning the tables, and are using…
In 2010, Ron Jordan left NYSE, swapping market data for reference data and the opportunity to build a proprietary data business at clearing and settlement utility the Depository Trust & Clearing Corp., where Max Bowie caught up with him. Photos by Amy…
Even after Britain leaves the European Union, financial firms wanting to do business within the EU will need to comply with MIFID II. But removing the UK from EU markets could still derail new European trading and transparency rules. Samuel Wilkes…
Linking performance attribution and risk has clear benefits, but fragmented approaches are making it hard for firms to unify processes and underlying data. Clive Davidson outlines the key challenges, and how firms are addressing them.
The raft of upcoming regulations has the industry focused on compliance. But to demonstrate compliance, you first need visibility and good data management.
State Street’s data and analytics arm is setting its sights on machine learning and robotic process automation to help firms deal with data management challenges, starting with the consumption and sharing of research, reports Joanne Faulkner.
Colt is on an aggressive expansion plan to provide its Colt IQ Network service to more enterprise customers in Asia, but in some countries, this requires some groundwork first. Wei-Shen Wong outlines the vendor’s plans in the region.
Once Duco's platform goes live, the Luxembourg-based arm of Societe Generale will be able to automate a variety of processes, officials say.
AIM Software continues North American expansion with appointment of industry veteran James Woodford as sales manager.
The committee, which will promote standards in finanical data and technology, is headed by three industry experts.
Adopting GoldenSource's latest technology will use rules-driven processes to automate the creation and publication of data on ASX-listed contracts, reducing manual re-keying of data.
EDI officials say the company had been looking at creating a dividend forecasting service for some time before partnering with Investment Tools.
Like new CEO Emanuele Conti, Kirschbaum is also a former executive at Kroll and Dun & Bradstreet.
Most firms experience significant levels of “broken” data, with this running as high as 20 percent of inbound front-office data, according to research from Adox Research and buy-side technology vendor SimCorp.
Former CME exec Smith will head the business area that licenses FTSE Russell's indexes for the creation of derivative products.
Hastings will be responsible for acting as a sales agent on behalf of USAM's clients, and for opening doors to new cleints, expecially in the FX markets.
Green has also worked at Citigroup, Interactive Data, Bear Stearns, and Telerate.
The newswire spotted an opportunity to hire experienced staff from SIX Financial Information after SIX decided to wind down its Nordic-focused offerings.
Straight has spent 26 years in IT and data roles.
The companies believe an investor would help their combined data platform and front-end product gain traction.
The bond and CDS data is part of an ongoing expansion of the Markit content that FactSet carries on its platform.
Exegy advances its data vendor aspirations by adding an "essential" component to the creation of a consolidated US National Best Bid and Offer.
Ballintrae has appointed John Mattingley CEO as the consultancy refocuses to concentrate “100 percent” on market data.
Metamako doubles MetaConnect capacity to 96 ports while keeping deterministic latency at 6 nanoseconds.
The Hub Horizon event data service is available via the Markit Hub content portal.
S&P data will underpin Kensho's existing analytics products, as well as future developments.
The research platform has bolstered its advisory expertise with the appointment of several industry veterans to management and board roles.
Sayer's hire continues the startup vendor's effort to fill out its senior team of management and engineers.
This expansion is in line with the network provider’s overall investment project in Asia.
Exegy is now an official vendor of US exchange data, rather than just a technology supplier, which the vendor says will cut cost and latency for clients.
EDI will carry a range of data points on US ETFs from ETF Global, under the distribution agreement between the vendors.
The investment will help the research platform vendor expand its operations globally, officials say.
The facility, which will house tools for exploring data science technologies, is the vendor's first Lab in the Asia-Pacific region.
The Italian news service is Alliance News' first expansion beyond its domestic UK market.
The new version of the vendor's data distribution platform allows users to distribute and receive data over the internet and mobile apps, and to capture data from Thomson Reuters' Enterprise Platform.
Murex and its clients will now have access to TPI’s OTC data for testing models and for trading.
The former Intel and Altera exec will head the center, which will ultimately house 1,500 engineers.
Dow Jones is making the new multicast headline feed available via connection in Equinix's Secaucus, NJ datacenters.
BT's new network connects five FX hubs with a focus on reliability to meet demand from a growing number of buy-side firms entering the FX market.
The integration will allow ADVFN clients to trade with their brokers directly from the vendor's mobile app.
Vendor officials say the larger space at 55 Broad Street in Manhattan's financial district will accommodate growing sales, field engineering and professional services staff numbers.