Data

Acadian Taps Microsoft for Predictive Signals

Boston-based quantitative fund manager Acadian Asset Management’s recently announced partnership with Microsoft will see the firm implement a combination of trading signals received from Microsoft’s Bing Predicts tool with its own predictive analysis to…

Bracing for a RegTech Boom

With an unenviable raft of new regulation imminently coming into force, market participants anticipate a flurry of adoption of compliance-related technology, which is expected to prove lucrative for RegTech providers. Joanna Wright and Max Bowie talk to…

Not Your Granddad’s Surveillance

For years, sophisticated data monitoring and analytics have been a key component of developing trading strategies. Now, as Joanne Faulkner discovers, firms are taking approaches first developed for use by traders and turning the tables, and are using…

Buy Side Struggles to Integrate Analytics

Linking performance attribution and risk has clear benefits, but fragmented approaches are making it hard for firms to unify processes and underlying data. Clive Davidson outlines the key challenges, and how firms are addressing them.

USAM Hires FX Sales Vet Hastings

Hastings will be responsible for acting as a sales agent on behalf of USAM's clients, and for opening doors to new cleints, expecially in the FX markets.