Josephine Gallagher is a London-based Senior Reporter for WatersTechnology.com and the WatersTechnology magazine. Prior to joining she was a content producer for a start-up tech company and previously worked at CNN International and Highland Radio, an Irish radio broadcaster. She has a bachelor’s degree in Journalism with a Language from Technical University Dublin.
PanAgora and Manulife have incorporated alternative datasets and internal industry handbooks, respectively, into their ESG strategies.
The Paris-based bank has developed a coding environment to help democratize tech development, and is exploring virtualization.
Keen to trim the resources they expend on interpreting licenses, investment firms are exploring how they can turn data agreements into machine-readable code. Doing so is fraught with challenges.
The UK asset manager is using Owlin's media analytics platform to identify negative news sentiment linked to credit risk.
The modules, which use machine learning to derive predictive insights, are scheduled to go live in Q1 2021.
The unit is combining foot-traffic data and proprietary datasets derived from hospitals to develop a better understanding of outbreaks and predict a timeline for recovery.
The vendor will roll out new coverage across OTC derivatives, fixed income, and FX in the third and fourth quarters.
A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
The investment manager has developed frameworks to better understand how ESG issues impact individual company performance and sectors.
The firm developed a short-term data strategy to avoid the use of unreliable data and better understand the effects of the pandemic on the market as it evolves.
With over five months to go until CME unwinds its regulatory reporting businesses, competing firms are pushing to fill the service gaps and grab a slice of the market share.
Sources say the exchange group’s scaleback is a result of pricing wars, unsustainable business models, and the realities of commercially supporting a regulatory reporting business.
Sources say a pricing war and cost pressures are causing service providers to reconsider their regulatory reporting businesses.
Users are also able to onboard customers and interact with them on WhatsApp through the secure messaging platform.