Inside Reference Data - 2006-12-01

Making Waves

The MiFID threat to exchanges is well known, but now a 'Boat' stages a direct assault on the bourses' data business. Peter Guest investigates the initiative by nine major brokers

Towards a Real-Time World

As firms and regulators demand enterprise-wide data utilities, reference data is colliding with the principles of real-time market data. By Marc Alvarez, executive vice-president of products and marketing at TAP Solutions

AXA-IM's Malaval Looks to Central Business Management

Valerie Malaval, head of data management at AXA-Investment Management, granted an exclusive interview with IRD this month. She discusses a reference data project at the Paris-based asset manager, and looks at the growth of the industry as a whole