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.
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.
Boston-based Changebridge Capital is using a hybrid approach to find investment opportunities in misunderstood small- and mid-cap companies.
The QED team within the asset manager is aligning its focus next year to deliver a holistic AI platform to its investment professionals—including a recommendation engine.
The latest consultation on the market data obligations under Mifid II looks to provide better, cheaper, and more uniform access to market data. But will it be enough to standardize policies?
A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
Right now, details are scarce for the project, but Jo says that even if the initiative fails to get off the ground, it marks a big step in the bloc’s effort to achieve digital sovereignty.
Market participants say they want a high-quality, centralized source of market data for EU equities. But who and what is it actually for?
The TIAA company has developed its own metrics and partnered with provider Zaloni for a comprehensive approach to sustainable investing.
As CFTC commissioner Rostin Behnam’s report on climate risk to the financial system is published, WatersTechnology speaks to Behnam about data, greenwashing, and gaining support in Washington.