Commonalities between the two firms' commodities pricing units bring them under regulatory scrutiny as they move closer to an acquisition deal. At the same time, it appears that IHS will lean into the regulatory reporting space.
Anthony provides some of his initial questions and thoughts following the S&P-IHS Markit deal. He also takes a second look at AML technology after getting some sage feedback.
The deal reflects the broader trend of market participants pursuing scale to create true front-to-back trading and data environments, which may signal a trading platform acquisition in the future—though the IHS Markit acquisition may face regulatory…
A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
A look at some of the key "people moves" this week, including Stephan Flagel (pictured), who joins Qontigo.
WatersTechnology spent three months examining Fidessa to see what has transpired inside the vendor since the Ion acquisition. During a period of great change, a lot of questions—and worry—remain.
Orangun brings to the role a history of successfully revamping data platforms in previous roles at IHS Markit.
Tech providers are emerging from all corners as the final phases of initial margin rules closes in, which are expected to capture over 1,000 buy-side and sell-side firms over the next 18 months.
As alternative data companies battle for capital and a coveted spot in investment managers’ portfolio strategies, they are turning to bespoke marketing and partnerships to stand out in an industry where firms still struggle with data science resources.
Isda joins forces with AcadiaSoft as the industry prepares for the final phases of the initial margin deadlines.
The final phases of initial margin rules are expected to capture over the next two years more than 1,000 buy-side and sell-side firms, which technology providers see as potential customers.
MarkitSERV plans to retire DSMatch and fold MarkitWire and other products into cloud-based platform.
After expanding its EDM platform to cover the energy industry, IHS Markit now aims to apply it to data on other relevant industries from IHS..
The upcoming FRTB market risk framework allows financial firms to take different approaches to non-modelable risk factors: either capitalize risk factors that lack observable pricing in-house, or use a vendor-run data pooling utility. But, as Dan…
Brokers are concerned that reports on best execution, due in just a few days, may be too onerous to produce in full.
New appointments will support the vendor’s growth in North America and Europe.
Waters examines how this recent wave of consolidation is different than previous periods of contraction.
Fund managers, vendors and trade associations release joint paper on making distributed-ledger technology work for the buy side.
SWIB began the project four years ago, which included the introduction of eight new technologies.
Vendor follows up OTAS deal with another agreement to incorporate third-party analytics
Our reporters take a look at this year’s Waters Rankings category winners, complete with write-ups explaining their achievements over the last 12 months.
The two final categories of this year's Sell-Side Technology Awards ─ best overall sell-side product for 2017 and best sell-side technology provider for 2017 ─ were won by Nasdaq and IHS Markit, respectively.
The bond and CDS data is part of an ongoing expansion of the Markit content that FactSet carries on its platform.
The Hub Horizon event data service is available via the Markit Hub content portal.