As crypto ETFs become reality, benchmark providers take center stage

The SEC’s approval of the first spot bitcoin ETFs will expose a growing number of traditional market participants to the maturing world of crypto data, a moment that some—such as CF Benchmarks, BlackRock’s benchmark provider—have been eagerly awaiting.

On May 29, 1953, New Zealand’s Edmund Hillary accomplished the dangerous and harrowing feat of successfully climbing Mount Everest. There had never been a documented, successful climb, and mystery surrounded the fate of mountaineers who never returned. When Hillary finally reached the peak of the Earth’s highest mountain above sea level, he had a witness. 

His companion was Tenzing Norgay, a Nepali Sherpa mountaineer. Norgay had already been to Everest six times when he joined the Hunt expedition

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Deutsche Börse democratizes data with Marketplace offering

Deutsche Börse Group is set to unveil its Marketplace, a one-stop data shop designed to simplify and streamline data acquisition and consumption for its clients, while also surfacing data from across the firm to its own users. Jan Stiebing and Sven…

The IMD Wrap: The growing data catalogue space

With their potential to manage costs and surface strategic datasets, it’s no wonder Max gets excited about data catalogs. This week, he takes a look at a new startup entering the space.

The IMD Wrap: Taking stock of inventory management

With market data and associated costs typically representing a firm’s third-largest expense, there’s a lot of incentive to manage data and its usage more efficiently. Max flings open his fridge to illustrate what’s new in this space.

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