Joanna Wright is reporter at Inside Reference Data, 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 specialist team at UBS Asset Management is using a mix of proprietary ratings, external data, and in-house analysis to make ESG an integral part of its investment process.
The module allows clients to perform stress testing on demand, integrated with data from the vendor's cash and liquidity management solution.
The US derivatives regulator should let the responsibility for the storage of sensitive data fall on regulated firms, committee hears.
Software testing and monitoring keeps market infrastructure a step ahead amid market volatility.
The central bank's report on the future of post trade will face the same competitive interests that have hindered previous attempts at eliminating inefficiencies and bringing automation to the back office.
The Swiss bank’s A3 system offers a blueprint for remote working as the industry looks to life beyond coronavirus.
Some of the key people moves from this week, including CFTC Chairman Heath Tarbert (pictured), who joins the Iosco board.
The regulator is advancing with its strategy to improve its use of tech in its oversight role, says data chief.
Hudson Fintech is leveraging the entity component system architecture as it looks to bring in sell-side firms and raise seed funding.
A summary of some of the past week's financial technology news.
The data giant is enhancing its pandemic coverage, as it sees a surge in demand for data making sense of a volatile new world.
The investment bank is upgrading its chatbot in response to user demand for more capabilities.
The draft technical standards for the EU's updated disclosures regulation will impact most market participants, analysts say.
As the coronavirus drives trading volumes, post-trade processing is increasingly an area of operational risk, and firms should consider automation, analyst says.
Beatriz Martin says the bank has about 400 of these agile development teams—which were first rolled out last year—consisting of about 2,500 people across the organization.
Execs From UBS AM, Lazard AM, DWS, and East Capital look at incorporating ESG data into their investment practices for more holistic views of risk and opportunity.