• inside_market_data
  • inside_reference_data
  • buy_side_technology
  • sell_side_technology


WatersTechnology is a multi-channel business intelligence platform with daily analysis and news to enable businesses to deliver better strategies with more efficiency than ever before.

Click here to view our subscription packages and unlock WatersTechnology premium business content.

IMA Adviser Explains Solvency II Challenges for Asset Managers

Susan Wright of the UK's Investment Management Association explains what the European Parliament's adoption of Omnibus II means for the implementation...

Inside Reference Data | Interview | Regulation & Standards | 10 Apr 2014 | video


Growth in Reference Data Spend Continues to Slow

Following double-digit increases between 2006 and 2011, growth of spend on pricing, reference and valuation data slowed to under 8% in 2012 and 2013, according to research by Burton-Taylor International Consulting

Inside Reference Data | News | Data Management | 10 Mar 2014


Assessing the Evolving OTC Landscape: New Opportunities and Challenges ─ Webcast

WatersTechnology gathered a number of industry experts for a webcast on March 4, 2014 to discuss what financial trading firms are doing to regards to enforcing regulation affecting over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives and the impact on their trading platforms,...

Sell-Side Technology | Web Seminar | Trading Technologies and Strategies | 06 Mar 2014 | audio


Burton-Taylor: Risk, Regulations Drive Data Spend

Annual spend on financial market risk-related data peaked at $2.52 billion in 2013, equating to roughly 10 percent the $25.77 billion spent each year on market data worldwide, and is growing by 5.74 percent year-on-year as a result of increased regulatory...

Inside Market Data | News | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 07 Feb 2014


IRD's Senior Reporter on the FCA's Review of Outsourcing

Nicholas Hamilton discusses calls from the UK's Financial Conduct Authority for asset managers to develop better contingency plans in case one of their third-party service providers fails

Inside Reference Data | Opinion | Business Continuity & Outsourcing | 16 Dec 2013 | video


Panel: Grasp Opportunities of Regulatory Complexities

The raft of current and upcoming regulations is creating opportunities as well as challenges for trading and investment firms in the Asia-Pacific region, though many outside of the largest firms are still not prepared for the data complexities and challenges...

Inside Market Data | News | Regulation & Standards | 08 Nov 2013


Opening Cross: Crackdowns Create Costs, Complexities... And Also Some Opportunities

Much of the time of the market data industry's foremost minds is spent figuring out how to get a trading advantage from market data. But there's a limit to how far they're allowed to go, and data is playing an increasing role in the efforts of unscrupulous...

Inside Market Data | Opinion | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 30 Sep 2013


New Regulations Will Drive Data Costs Higher, Panel Warns

The growing raft of new regulations are increasing the market data burden on all market participants for risk analysis and for meeting reporting requirements, while also increasing the cost of connecting to and aggregating new datasets, said panelists...

Inside Market Data | News | Compliance | 27 Sep 2013


Cost, Latency, Regulation: IMD's Editor on Hot Topics at IMD Events

Inside Market Data editor Max Bowie reflects on the themes from recent conferences, and predicts that the impact of regulation will be high on the agenda at next week's European Financial Information Summit and other upcoming IMD conferences.

Inside Market Data | Opinion | Data Administration | 20 Sep 2013 | video


Regulation special report

June 2013 - sponsored by: Linedata, SIX Financial Information

Waters | Special | Regulation & Standards | 05 Jun 2013

NOW OPEN -- Inside Market Data Awards 2014

For more details...

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.


Latest Whitepapers


A data-centric approach to portfolio management

A fast, flexible and reliable investment decision-making process must be based on access to accurate and consistent information throughout an organization....


Taking on Tablets: BYOD On The Trading Floor

We have truly entered the Age of Bring Your Own Device, or BYOD. And as with every new era fuelled by innovation, the new challenges are screaming for...