Because of its acquisition and subsequent rebrand, Refinitiv is being forced to change instances of its old branding that remain embedded in many of its APIs. This might sound like a simple change, but end-users are worried that it could be a costly fix.
A summary of some of the past week's financial technology news.
The asset manager has adopted materiality tools, industry handbooks, and NLP techniques to help navigate ESG data limitations.
Instead of waiting for data quality to be sufficient to power AI models, those at the cutting edge are building models to bridge the gaps in the data, and apply it to more sophisticated use cases.
An assortment of AI experts talk about various machine learning and NLP opportunities and challenges.
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The vendor says it will be the first major data provider to deliver a ticker plant running completely in the cloud.
The EU authority is buying three datasets from the vendor, which it will use to track supply chain risk in the single market.
Anthony explores how Snowflake is trying to win over business in the cap markets, talks about the reference data space, and examines a new breed of data vendors.
Snowflake is already working with the New York Stock Exchange on how to make its data easier to access for the pair’s overlapping clients.
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.
Some of the key people moves from this week, including CFTC Chairman Heath Tarbert (pictured), who joins the Iosco board.
Following Newman's retirement, Reeve will take on his content products and solutions, including its Open:Factset Marketplace.
FactSet is the first major data provider to make content available via the cloud-based data-warehousing platform.
Infusive Asset Management is blending traditional and alternative datasets to find companies and services that bring “joy” to consumers.
The research and data giant is using OpenFin to build out web capabilities for its Workstation platform.
As the private markets grow, so does investor appetite for them, particularly as public markets hurt. Emerging technologies are helping.
The ESG data space has seen a fair amount of M&A activity in recent years, and that is likely to continue, sources say.
The vendor is looking to expand its real-estate offering, which could include a future acquisition or alliance.