Smog, traffic data—even movie rentals—help analysts track economic effects of the virus.
Quants searching for ESG signals have reached very different conclusions. Mostly they blame the data.
A summary of some of the past week's financial technology news.
The vendor will also expand its proxy pricing into the maturing fixed income markets outside of core regional financial centers.
There’s an opportunity for Chinese asset managers looking to attract foreign investors, but transparency remains an issue.
BlackRock, MSCI, and La Française are some of the firms looking to replace traditional, linear risk models.
As ESG data becomes more of a commodity, firms are struggling with how best to incorporate carbon data.
With years of experience creating ESG benchmarks, Kuh will lead Truvalue's entry into providing ESG indexes.
David Brierwood has been named as the vendor's first chairman.
Rimes will be launching a new managed service, called RegFocus BMR Data Feed, to help users adhere to the Benchmarks Regulation.
InvestorForce will merge with Investment Metrics and aim to expand European and Asian footprint.
Read joins MSCI after 25 years of holding senior roles at buy-side firms.
While ESG data is gaining prominence, institutional investors are increasingly looking to incorporate climate change information into the portfolio construction process.
Officials say Togno's industry knowledge and client experience will help the index provider build its business in Latin America.
IMD/IRD Awards 2018
IMD/IRD Awards 2018
The exchanges are currently undergoing arbitration regarding the launch of SGX’s new futures contracts meant to succeed the outgoing SGX Nifty 50 suite of products.
To support the growth of its network in Asia Pacific, BSO is looking at potentially rolling out microwave connectivity from recent acquisition Apsara across the region.
Wei-Shen Wong joins to discuss the brewing battle between the SGX and NSE and Anthony and James look at Esma's shot at reporting platforms.
Before agreeing to join MSCI, Thakkar spent the past 19 years at Microsoft, starting there as a software developer.
Lin has more than 20 years' experience in senior roles at asset management firms across the Asia-Pacific region.
With less than a month to go until the SGX lists its new India derivative products, anything can happen. All eyes are on India’s regulator, Sebi, as well as the country’s three exchanges, to see what action—if any at all—they will take.
Investors with exposure to India via index futures are reeling from a decision by the country’s exchanges to end data licensing agreements that allow overseas markets to create derivatives based on its indexes. Wei-Shen Wong investigates whether the move…
Officials say Thomson Reuters clients have consistently asked for access to RiskMetrics' models within hte Eikon desktop.