The industry and researchers are challenging the touting of privacy-enhancing technologies as a cure-all for KYC/AML failures, and advocating systemic reform.
PanAgora and Manulife have incorporated alternative datasets and internal industry handbooks, respectively, into their ESG strategies.
The UK asset manager is using Owlin's media analytics platform to identify negative news sentiment linked to credit risk.
A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
While many firms have enforced hiring freezes during the pandemic, the regulatory reporting vendor has plans to aggressively grow its staff count.
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.
Experts from UBS, Unigestion, MIT and QuantConnect discuss the need for nowcasting, and what the alt data boom has made possible in trying to navigate today’s crisis.
FactSet is the first major data provider to make content available via the cloud-based data-warehousing platform.
Slashing budgets will lead to inaccuracies as banks turn to alt data for fraud detection and to monitor customer behavior during the coronavirus crisis.
Data licensing agreements remain a source of contention for the industry, as suppliers look to differentiate offerings via disruptive pricing structures.
The firm is developing themed asset categories for investors by finding new correlations in alternative datasets.
A look at some the key "people moves" from last week, including Mike Hill (pictured), who joins Compliance.ai.
FactSet's deployment on top of OpenFin and vote of confidence in the FDC3 standards paves the way for next evolution of desktop interoperability.
The administrator is looking at how artificial intelligence can be used to extract online sentiment and create customized alternative data services to attract clients.
There is a movement underway to establish universal standards and the semantic ontologies that make them sing. As the industry approaches semantic utopia, questions remain about what steps need to be taken to get there and whether all the work will be…
The application will provide professional investors with personalized business insights, using AI-driven technology.
A partnership with Japan’s Quick gives global Eikon users access to equity and derivatives market commentary services.
Enhancing its Elektron Data Platform to include data on the cloud and embedding data into SAP’s Market Rates Management platform are the first steps of Thomson Reuters’ cloud strategy.
Local regulators encourage use of technology to streamline KYC and regulatory compliance.
The new service will deliver more accurate predictive risk models without any changes on the part of clients, officials say.
EDM survey finds firms doing well on organization, but have far to go in reaching data management quality benchmarks.
The news provider has recruited former MNI Chicago bureau chief Alyce Andres-Frantz to launch the service.
Wall Street Horizon will refer interested parties to MT Newswires, so they can correlate the vendors' data.
The vendor's product will make it possible for retail brokers to create customized news feed for clients, based on their own data.