Evolution to Launch XML Framework for Research Reports


LONDON--IT consultancy Evolution plans to launch a research componentization framework that will enable banks to distribute highly customized research reports via a variety of channels while allowing analysts to continue using their Word templates.

Nigel Verdon, managing director of Evolution, says the quality of research has always been a key differentiator for investment banks. "When market conditions are difficult, bringing research to the attention of the right investors becomes even more