Inside Market Data - IDM February 2017
Max Bowie explores the opportunities arising from new, alternative datasets, and the challenges of managing them.
Joanne Faulkner investigates whether the synergy claims associated with M&A activity translate into better deals for data consumers.
Joanna Wright explains how robust data management and data governance are at the heart of an effective data security program.
Tim Bourgaize Murray explores opportunities for brokers to take on more of buy-side firms' data management burden.
Wei-Shen Wong investigates business continuity procedures in a region especially prone to natural disasters.
Every new innovation in the world of market and reference data brings with it a new set of challenges-from managing new datasets to ensuring uptime during storms and natural disasters.
The fees could have added thousands of pounds to spend by firms that consume delayed data, which is generally provided free of charge.
The exchange will combine several existing businesses under a shared management and development structure.
TP Icap will expand the research firm's coverage to new markets and sectors, partly based on proprietary data owned by the broker.
The deal will help FactSet bolster its global wealth management offering, while ICE deemed the Managed Solutions business non-core to its overall data plans.
The vendors expect to conclude the deals before the end of the first quarter, officials say.
The upgrade provides dedicated tools for managing recurring subscription costs beyond TRG's core market data coverage.
Prior to the acquisition, the companies had been working together to allow clients to benefit from their respective offerings.
Wall Street Horizon will refer interested parties to MT Newswires, so they can correlate the vendors' data.
The deal will combine three vendors with a wealth of regulation- and compliance-related technology solutions.
The startup will initially focus efforts on London and New York ahead of a global expansion planned for next year.
Harrington's knowledge of buy-side clients and the interest rate and credit markets wil help the exchange round up its offering, officials say.
Since October, the vendor has hired a trio of execs, kicking off expansion plans for the coming year.
The fintech veterans will lend their experience to contribute to Fincad's growth.
With more than 25 years of industry experience, Davey is charged with expanding SGSS' offering across all market, product and client segments.
Duncan brings experience gained from more than 35 years in finance, technology and public policy roles.
Budnik's experience includes spending 27 years at IBM in various software engineering roles.
Kipp and Connolly will strengthen the company's regulatory reporting and compliance business.
The news provider has recruited former MNI Chicago bureau chief Alyce Andres-Frantz to launch the service.
The broker says the improvements make the feed the fastest live streaming FX datafeed available from a primary FX market venue.
The enhancements in version 7.1 position McObject as a provider of underlying technology to help firms meet MiFID II's best execution requirements and the demands of FRTB.
The exchange hopes its investment will yield greater insight and analytical capabilities.
The vendor offers three plans for accessing its economic data online, including one that offers unlimited access to its data.
Users of Trayport's Joule Direct can now link directly to Updata Analytics charts from their Joule screen, giving energy traders faster access to analysis of price histories to support pre-trade decisions.
The microwave network provider has sold 25 percent of its business to raise funding over the past six months to continue reducing network latency.