A summary of the latest financial technology news.
While there is no consensus on whether ESG ratings providers should be regulated, asset managers largely agree that more transparency into their vendors’ methodologies is needed.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Michelle Shanley (pictured), who has been appointed global head of strategic and key accounts at MSCI.
A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
PanAgora has developed a two-stage process that aims to weed out the greenwashers.
In the past two years, Moody’s Analytics has acquired four vendors that the ratings specialist hopes to integrate for ESG offerings in a crowded market.
A look at some of the key people moves from this week, including Michelle Neal (pictured), who has joined enterprise software vendor LedgerEdge as CEO of US operations.
Anthony explains why he thinks ESG will play a major role in the anticipated market data consolidation that’s to come. He also looks at moves made by some exchanges to cut out the data vendor middleman.
As buy-side firms strive to stand out in a maturing ESG-driven market, they will look for data in areas where coverage is still poor.
Socially responsible investors are putting their money where their mouth is—in ever-increasing amounts. With insatiable demand for new datasets and analytics to support these strategies, it’s not surprising that every data vendor wants a slice of the ESG…
Start-ups and non-traditional data providers are exploiting niches where investment professionals can't rely on ratings.
While last week it was announced that Exegy and Vela are merging, Anthony says that the deal is only a sign of what’s to come in the market data space. He also poses some questions about the LSE raising its Sedol fees.
While many expect the president-elect to take a bullish stance on environmental issues, it's unclear what a new dispensation can do for the dilemmas around ESG standards.
Anthony explores changing concept of a trading platform, and what that might mean for the future of tech development.
What do Liquidnet and Trading Technologies (and others) have in common? Anthony explains. He also discusses advancement—and disillusionment—in the quantum space.
Ratings toolkit includes features to help investment teams grade securities and funds to meet sustainability mandates.
The TIAA company has developed its own metrics and partnered with provider Zaloni for a comprehensive approach to sustainable investing.
The asset manager has adopted materiality tools, industry handbooks, and NLP techniques to help navigate ESG data limitations.
Quant funds are striving to adjust their ESG models to take into account changes in corporate behavior during the pandemic.
The vendor will roll out new coverage across OTC derivatives, fixed income, and FX in the third and fourth quarters.
Execs From UBS AM, Lazard AM, DWS, and East Capital look at incorporating ESG data into their investment practices for more holistic views of risk and opportunity.
The ESG data space has seen a fair amount of M&A activity in recent years, and that is likely to continue, sources say.
After setting up a dedicated market data function last year, the broker plans to enlist more vendors to increase distribution of its data,
WatersTechnology looks at more than 20 cloud-based projects and initiatives to see how banks, asset managers and vendors are embracing public providers, and the inherent problems involved.