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IMD/IRD Awards 2014 - Vote Now!

Voting for the 2014 Inside Market Data and Inside Reference Data Awards is now open at events.insidemarketdata.com/awards.

Inside Market Data | News | Awards & Rankings | 10 Mar 2014

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APFIC Panelists: Big Data Presents Big Challenges in Asia

Big Data remains a big challenge for financial firms to derive value from around the world, but may prove an even bigger challenge in Asia-Pacific as a result of local idiosyncrasies that could make it harder to take advantage of Big Data analysis, according...

Inside Market Data | News | Data Display & Analytics | 08 Nov 2013

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APFIC Panel: In Buy-vs-Build Debate, Vendor Value is Key

Data sourcing professionals at financial firms want to see vendors focus less on entrenching themselves via long-term deals to retain business and more on winning and earning business through innovation and competitive pricing─though vendors say they...

Inside Market Data | News | Data Consumers | 08 Nov 2013

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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

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APFIC Keynote: Regulations Require Standards Collaboration

The financial industry must collaborate on standards and standardized processes if it is to successfully manage the challenges and costs of compliance with the data aspects of the current flood of new regulations─and get ahead of future rules─said...

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

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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

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EFIS User Panel: Data Cost Control Becomes Cultural Shift

Continuing pressure on data budgets at end-user firms following the financial crisis is creating challenges for market data managers, but is also creating opportunities to bring new approaches to how firms source and consume data, said panelists at this...

Inside Market Data | News | Data Administration | 27 Sep 2013

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EFIS Keynote: HSBC Chief Data Officer Baker Defines Value of Data

Unlike precious assets such as gold, the value of market data is governed not by its rarity, but by its significance and usefulness, which depends on its ability to inform decisions and solve problems-and which in turn depends on having a dedicated structure...

Inside Market Data | News | Events | 27 Sep 2013

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Panel: Latency Monitoring More Important than Low Latency

Whereas 10 years ago, low latency was the preserve of a select few firms whose sole focus was chasing zero, the commoditization and ubiquity of low-latency technologies has made raw speed more of a necessity to keep pace with the rest of the market, and...

Inside Market Data | News | Events | 12 Sep 2013

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IMD Chicago: Firms Outsource Infrastructure to Address Data Storage, Regulation

End-user firms are increasingly turning to outsourcing to deal with the storage challenges associated with big datasets caused by rising data volumes and the ongoing raft of new regulatory initiatives requiring more intensive data collection, according...

Inside Market Data | News | Events | 12 Sep 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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