From academics to data teams at investment banks, those in and adjacent to the capital markets are looking to specialize natural language processing models to understand and break down financial data.
A look at some of the key people moves from this week, including Tim Baker (pictured), who joins BMLL as senior advisor.
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Asset management firms still struggle to consolidate their data so that it speaks the same language across different business lines. Some new SaaS-based investment management vendors are aiming to solve this.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Roma Greening (pictured), who joins AlphaSense as head of broker relations for EMEA and APAC.
For decades, market data platforms have been critical components of financial firms’ trading infrastructures. But with changing user needs and emerging technologies gaining ground, will the platforms of the past be replaced by upstart challengers—or can…
Bloomberg has fended off rivals to its business for years but Jo believes a more credible threat may be emerging.
Stifel Europe weathered 2020 volatility and switched vendors in looking to simplify its middle- and back-office functions and increase tech investment.
A look at some of the key people moves from the past week, including Tracy Clarke (pictured), who joins Acin as non-executive director and strategic consultant.
Increasingly, exchanges are trying to get closer to their customers, in a bid to better understand how they use market data. This move may come at the expense of data vendors that are being gradually squeezed out of the exchange-client relationship.
A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
Interdealer brokers are looking enviously at the way exchanges have been able to grow data revenues, providing a stable stream of profits as other business lines have declined. But following the exchange model has its own challenges.
The new platform is first being targeted at advisors and wealth managers, and will eventually be available for traders, analysts, portfolio managers, quants, and developers.
The vendor will roll out new coverage across OTC derivatives, fixed income, and FX in the third and fourth quarters.
Following Newman's retirement, Reeve will take on his content products and solutions, including its Open:Factset Marketplace.
GreenBirch will focus on helping financial firms explore ways to adopt cloud technologies, starting with time-series data management and commercializing internal datasets.
MIlner spent more than 20 years at Thomson Reuters, responsible for sales of products and services across its data business.
With almost 30 years' experience in the banking and data industry, Lusztig will be responsible for sales of ICE's pricing and analytics in Central and Eastern Europe and Africa.
Rimes will be launching a new managed service, called RegFocus BMR Data Feed, to help users adhere to the Benchmarks Regulation.
The pair will build on ISN's existing team of senior industry executives and expand its expertise and contacts base.
Craig has led the F&R division since 2012, and will preside over its transition to a standalone company.
Over more than 20 years in the data and trading technology industry, Barnes has worked in a range of roles at various ISVs.
Enhancing its Elektron Data Platform to include data on the cloud and embedding data into SAP’s Market Rates Management platform are the first steps of Thomson Reuters’ cloud strategy.