HSBC Moves to Standardize Ref Data Definitions

London - HSBC Securities Services is in the process of agreeing on reference data definitions enterprise-wide in a bid to improve industry standardization, officials tell Inside Reference Data.

London-based Chris Johnson, head of data management, Institutional Fund Services, Europe at HSBC Securities Services, says: "Reference data standards definition, both in-house and industry-wide, is pivotal to enable tactical convergence as evolution rather than waiting for big strategic projects to solve a