Joanna Wright is reporter at Waters Technology, where she covers aspects of financial services of interest to reference data professionals – from product releases to regulatory issues. She was born in South Africa, and began her journalism career as a sub-editor at newspapers there. Before moving to London, she gained business reporting experience in a number of industries and topics, including media, advertising and tech, and large-scale infrastructure projects in pioneer markets.
A look at some of the key people moves from this week, including Sabrina Bailey (pictured), who has been appointed by LSEG to lead its wealth solutions business in the US.
A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
While it would appear that Ion has acquired the Pisa-based vendor, details are murky. If the deal has gone through, though, it could mean contractual changes will occur in the near future for List users.
US competing consolidators grapple with pricing uncertainty as SEC, exchanges battle over new Sip regime
Vendors who want to provide consolidated market data under the SEC’s new system can’t make plans until they know how they are going to be charged for market data. But the fee schedules are mired in legal action and confusion.
Sseoms competitors are stepping into the breach left by Bloomberg’s move to sunset the sell-side focused suite of services. This could be a chance for a new premier provider to snap up some business, while leaving others to reevaluate their standing in…
Regulators will need biographical information to get the most out of the Consolidated Audit Trail, advisor said, as broker-dealers and exchanges argue over liability for breaches.
Jo predicts we will see a rise in no-code or low-code tools in the analytics space, but some barriers to scale remain.
A new era of accountability might see the Federal Reserve demand model explainability to keep financial system safe.
Economists at the bank leveraged a combination of public and third-party data to make conclusions about the future during uncertain times.
Jo is skeptical that the SEC’s finalized market data infrastructure rule will make the public market data feeds faster.
This year, natural language processing came to the fore in capital markets, helping firms of all kinds parse huge, unstructured datasets.
The finalized equities market infrastructure reforms will make a difference, but some market participants are calling for additional clarity.