A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
Wei-Shen and Tony talk about alt datasets relating to the pandemic.
The investment management solution and cloud infrastructure provider is also planning to roll out a new risk management service.
The move marks the start of plans to expand the distribution of Kensho's entity and individual recognition and tagging system.
The tool allows traders to search their own data to find trade information specific to them.
Industry insiders warn that the regulator’s attempts to modernize equities data by redefining trading lots will fall short of the mark if odd lot orders remain unprotected.
The vendor will roll out new coverage across OTC derivatives, fixed income, and FX in the third and fourth quarters.
Avelacom's CEO says the 18-month project was one of the hardest ever undertaken by the company due to challenges related to doing business in Brazil.
The exchange initiated the tech overhaul after realizing some of the NEX platforms were “out of date” and “terrible”.
Sterling has improved the way data is displayed in its platform, to account for traders needing to display the same content and graphics on fewer and smaller screens.
As exchanges partner with cloud providers to move more functions to the cloud, Anthony wonders if these partnerships could become competitive in the future.
The company is rolling out two new APIs centered on oil as part of a broader push to bring commodities trading on par with cutting-edge equities markets.
Investment firms and vendors are searching for signals in healthcare and pharmaceutical data in a bid to get a leg up on a Covid-19 vaccine.
After acquiring a raft of US Treasuries market data, the vendor plans to round out its fixed income coverage, then turn its attention to other asset classes over the coming year.
The research provider will release a dashboard that decouples and drills down into the E, S, and G factors of ESG.
The vendor is working on new ways for clients to identify and get the most value out of datasets and help data providers such as MSCI satisfy new client demand.
Cloud providers are hunting for a way to bring multicasting to the cloud for low-latency market data distribution, unlocking the gateway for traditional exchanges to shift core infrastructure to the cloud without negatively impacting high-speed trading.
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 data giant is looking to seize on growing ESG demand in the APAC region.
With the support of new majority owner Peninsular Capital, NovaSparks plans initiatives to expand the use cases for its FPGA market data technologies into the trading and risk sectors.
As ESG becomes more popular, Tony believes that a great decoupling needs to happen.
The investment manager has developed frameworks to better understand how ESG issues impact individual company performance and sectors.
In addition to supporting NICE Actimize's needs, the partnership opens SIX up to new potential audiences beyond its back-office feed clients.
The vendor has been adding members to its team with buy-side and wholesale broking backgrounds.