An analysis of some of the major initiatives to improve corporate reporting of environmental, social and governance factors to help investors better price-in risks and opportunities and make meaningful comparisons of company performance.
From the data battle between the SGX and India to the ASX green-lighting its clearing blockchain project, Wei-Shen Wong looks back on topics that made headlines this past year.
Waters examines some of the most important events in financial technology of the past 25 years.
KYC data requirements and new legislation aim to move cryptocurrency markets into the mainstream, but are the anonymity and illegal activity tied to digital currencies exaggerated?
The platform is being developed with BlackRock and will be released in 2019.
The relatively nascent alternative data industry is creating challenges for asset managers, specifically when it comes to a lack of historical data and a lack of talent that can interrogate the data.
Partnership with BlackRock will allow Aladdin client community to access new sources of liquidity in Asian credit markets.
According to one estimate, the global bitcoin network will require more electricity than what is required to power the entire US by July 2019.
The buy-side venue allows firms to forego share ante in favor of “proactive” policing.
“We’re a more socially-connected world, there have been advances in compliances controls, and there have been changes in social norms."
Chat tools are being embraced again as the industry seeks more efficiency in the workflow.
Panelists at Risk USA discussed electronification’s slow advancement in fixed income, and debated just how necessary it is.
Passive investing unlikely to kill off active strategies, according to speakers at this year's New York-hosted North American Buy-Side Technology Summit.
A preview of next week's conference agenda for Buy-Side Technology's flagship event.
While much of the talk about machine-learning technology in capital markets is overblown, there’s no question that these tools are set to become increasingly prevalent over the coming years. Anthony Malakian takes stock of where the industry stands based…
Many US mutual funds are expected to rely on vendor tools to comply with the SEC’s rule that they establish a formal liquidity risk management program that includes classifying the liquidity of their investments. These tools have the potential to improve…
Anthony Malakian looks at a dozen live projects in the capital markets that use machine-learning tools to improve front-, middle-, and back-office processes.
Blockchain is over-hyped in many instances—but perhaps not this one
With calls for massive investment in infrastructure ringing across North America and Europe, private investment in these projects should be flourishing. Yet, many institutional investors still view these opportunities with a balance of interest and…
Former BlackRock investment strategist Christopher Woida will be managing director of Axioma's indexing group.
Since October, the vendor has hired a trio of execs, kicking off expansion plans for the coming year.
Choinski has served on ISITC's board for the past 12 years before becoming chair.
Integrating CEP will provide additional transparency into fixed income markets for BlackRock clients.
'Connecting the dots,' serving diverse users and complying with new rules all depend on flexible data operations