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Taxed By Collection

Fatca regulation tax withholding is almost here, and industry experts outlined the burden firms are preparing to bear in a recent SIX Financial Information-sponsored...

Inside Reference Data | Feature | Regulation & Standards | 10 Apr 2014


Impactful Actions

As regulatory pressure and the complexity of derivatives increase, Nicholas Hamilton explores why and how firms should monitor the impact corporate actions have on entities with which they have relationships

Inside Reference Data | Feature | Corporate Actions | 08 Apr 2014


Quality's Governing Principles

Data governance efforts, in early stages for many firms, require navigation of the divide between business and IT units, as well as cost, data quality and value concerns. Michael Shashoua reports on a discussion held during a March 6 webcast

Inside Reference Data | Feature | Data Governance | 07 Apr 2014


Crowd Control

Crowd computing is an operating model that brings together freelance workers, subject matter experts and automation tools. For data vendors, it could be a cost effective way to expand their content and harness big data, writes Nicholas Hamilton

Inside Reference Data | Feature | Data Management | 04 Apr 2014


Simulation Tools Key as Managed Futures Funds, CTAs Optimize Execution

A potent mixture of in-house, futures commission merchant, and boutique brokerage-provided algorithms now play a part in commodity trading advisors’ and managed futures funds’ trading activities. Tim Bourgaize Murray examines why a new cadre of simulation...

Waters | Feature | Algorithmic Trading | 28 Mar 2014


Challenge Accepté: AXA Investment Managers CIO Hervé Morel-Derocle

During one of his frequent trips to London, AXA Investment Managers CIO Hervé Morel-Derocle spoke to Marina Daras about the bold moves he made when faced with the looming obsolescence of the firm’s desktops.

Waters | Feature | People | 27 Mar 2014


The Rise and Rise of HTML5

Thanks to enhanced browser functionality and an explosion of open-source tools, HTML5 is supplanting Microsoft Silverlight and Adobe Flash as the go-to language for trading application development and mobile functionality. While roadblocks still exist,...

Waters | Feature | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 25 Mar 2014


Herd Instinct: Financial Firms Combat Information Overload with Social Networking Tech

As financial firms deal with ever-increasing levels of information, some are starting to look at a fusion of different technologies to harness true value from the noise. As innovative uses of concepts that have traditionally been associated with social...

Waters | Feature | Data Management | 24 Mar 2014


BMO Launches an IBOR

A merger of three investment managers had just been announced when BMO Global Asset Management made the decision to revamp its portfolio accounting procedures. What followed was a near three-year project that made the company the proud owner of an IBOR,...

Waters | Feature | Buy-Side Operations | 21 Mar 2014

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Emerging Technologies: The Risks and the Rewards

In the final part of this five-part feature on emerging technologies in the capital markets, we look at the risks and the rewards associated with adopting and implementing such technologies, and how to go about striking that delicate balance between rushing...

Waters | Feature | Buy-Side Implementations | 12 Mar 2014

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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A data-centric approach to portfolio management

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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...