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Can Alternative Providers Disrupt Index Inertia?

Though there are almost a hundred mainstream index providers in the industry today, the market remains dominated by a small and elite group of providers—MSCI,...

Inside Market Data | Analysis | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 04 Apr 2014


2013 Review: Data Licenses Cause Friction Between Exchanges, Users

As exchange revenues from traditional activities such as trading continue to stagnate, more trading venues continued to increase market data fees and to change licensing policies to charge fees for datasets they previously made available at lower rates...

Inside Market Data | News | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 18 Dec 2013


Morningstar Names Ewan Morningstar IM Europe MD

Chicago-based data and investment research provider Morningstar has hired Simon Ewan as managing director of Morningstar Investment Management Europe, the vendor's investment advisory and outsourced portfolio management division.

Inside Market Data | News | People | 27 Nov 2013


MSCI Names ex-UBS' Corrado CIO

Index provider MSCI has appointed Chris Corrado to the newly created position of chief information officer, responsible for ensuring the vendor provides "leading-edge products and services" that help clients achieve their business goals.

Inside Market Data | News | People | 10 Oct 2013


Mariner Trawls MSCI ESG Data for Alpha

New York-based alternative asset manager Mariner Investment Group is to use ESG (environmental, social and governance) ratings and portfolio analysis tools from MSCI ESG Research, to support the incorporation of ESG factors into Mariner's investment strategies,...

Inside Market Data | News | Data Consumers | 10 Sep 2013


Aperio Hires ex-MSCI's Research Director Goldberg

Sausalito, Calif.-based indexing and tax indexing-focused investment manager Aperio Group has hired Lisa Goldberg as director of research, responsible for helping the firm deliver "insightful and practical" research and for helping clients understand...

Inside Market Data | News | People | 21 Aug 2013


Interactive Data Adds MENA Exchange Data to Consolidated Feed

Interactive Data has added data from a number of trading venues in the Middle East and North Africa region to its Consolidated Feed of equities, derivatives, commodities, fixed income and foreign exchange data (formerly known as PlusFeed) in response...

Inside Market Data | News | Content Focus | 14 Aug 2013


FactSet Expands MSCI ESG Content

FactSet Research Systems is adding company and industry reports from MSCI ESG Research, the environmental, social and governance (ESG) ratings and research subsidiary of index and risk management software provider MSCI, to its FactSet data and analysis...

Inside Market Data | News | alliances, mergers & acquisitions | 14 Jun 2013


User Group Cossiom Hits Back at MSCI Non-Display Policy

Paris-based market data user group Cossiom is calling for index provider MSCI to reconsider a policy for non-display use of real-time index data that the vendor introduced earlier this year, which Cossiom members say is "unreasonable" and not in line...

Inside Market Data | News | Data Administration | 31 May 2013


SunGard Taps Data Vet Baumann-Norris for West US Sales

SunGard has appointed data industry sales veteran Reto Baumann-Norris as regional sales manager for the vendor's IntelliMatch reconciliations software suite in the Western US and Canada regions, based in the San Francisco Bay Area and reporting to sales...

Inside Market Data | News | People | 29 May 2013

NOW OPEN -- Inside Market Data Awards 2014

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Call-for-entry and voting are now open for the 12th annual Inside Market Data Awards 2014, which take place in New York on May 21. For more details of the criteria across the call-for-entry and voting categories that recognize industry excellence within market data and reference data click here.


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