Drilling Down On Benchmarks


Increasing complexity in benchmark indices is causing buy-side firms to more carefully rationalize which benchmark data they obtain and how they make use of that data, according to firm officials and data services providers who took part in a private roundtable discussion hosted by WatersTechnology in New York on October 18. The discussion was sponsored by Rimes Technologies and BI-SAM.

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