Bloomberg’s Figi extends crypto inroads

In partnership with data provider Kaiko, Bloomberg has rolled out identifiers for almost 8,000 crypto assets as institutions increasingly look for structure and uniformity in a maturing sector.

In markets, as in the natural world, order is often born from chaos. Just like an erratic swarm of bees building a carefully structured hive, the moments of greatest turmoil in finance can be the crucibles for an enduring organizing principle.

This was how the Cusip system was born, for example. In the 1960s, when US stock markets were overwhelmed by record trading volumes, the New York Stock Exchange had to shut down for part of each week to allow the back office to catch up with the pace of

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The IMD Wrap: Will banks spend more on AI than on market data?

As spend on generative AI tools exceeds previous expectations, Max showcases one new tool harnessing AI to help risk and portfolio managers better understand data about their investments—while leaving them always in control of any resulting decisions.

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