Market Data & Data Analytics

Bumpy Ride Ahead for EU Benchmarks Under BMR

Regulators turn their attention from one type of benchmark to another, prompting some firms to hive off index businesses, and leaving those that remain--and the acquirers--with significant compliance burdens.

AI and Alternative Data: A Burgeoning Arms Race

By some estimates, investment in alternative datasets will exceed $7 billion by 2020. At the same time, machine learning and other AI techniques are evolving at a rapid pace. The combination of the two will be significant.

S&P Eyes Buy-Side Performance with Portfolio Analytics Tool

S&P Global Market Intelligence’s new Portfolio Analytics platform combines the vendor’s data with clients’ own proprietary content to allow portfolio managers to assess and communicate the drivers of their performance, officials tell Joanne Faulkner.

Nasdaq Launches Analytics Hub for Buy Side

Joanne Faulkner reports on Nasdaq’s new hub that allows investors to apply machine intelligence techniques to proprietary and third-party datasets to create new signals that they may not have been able to access on their own.