An analysis of some of the major initiatives to improve corporate reporting of environmental, social and governance factors to help investors better price-in risks and opportunities and make meaningful comparisons of company performance.
Calculating the effects of 2018’s spectacular industry-wide spending spree.
The consolidation of the OMS market was one of the biggest stories this year as deals were made right after the other.
There is a movement underway to establish universal standards and the semantic ontologies that make them sing. As the industry approaches semantic utopia, questions remain about what steps need to be taken to get there and whether all the work will be…
Within the symbiotic relationship between technology and standards, Jamie Hyman investigates the exciting technological breakthroughs that are pushing standards toward industry-wide adoption, while the very survival of some technology—namely, blockchain…
The age-old problem of achieving straight through processing remains a challenge for some buy-side firms today. But time is running out.
Data experts testify that right now, the financial services industry is uniquely positioned for semantics breakthroughs that will revolutionize the way data is managed, leading to unprecedented payoffs.
With the alternative data industry projected to be worth over $350 million by 2020, it's time to consider whether financial services is on the brink of its own Cambridge Analytica moment or if it is simply time for an alt data ethics evaluation.
Firms are using machine learning and natural-language processing tools—no longer to grab an edge, but merely to remain competitive.
The product targets asset managers who are seeking lower costs and risk.
Forays into selling data have been slowed by concerns over confidentiality, internal battles over its use and clean-up work on the data itself. Risk.net's Faye Kilburn reports.
San Francisco-based crypto-asset solutions provider adds new features to Omniex Edge for institutional investors.
State Street Global Exchange’s head of research says investors still struggle to measure ESG impact on their portfolios, despite growing demand for ESG insights.
Victor reflects on how mergers and acquisitions have shaped the industry during his tenure as editor, and looks ahead at changes for Waters.
The latest major deal in the OMS space is valued at $1.45 billion.
The Waters view on Charles River's acquisition by State Street.
Waters takes an in-depth look at the tie-up between two Boston giants, and examines who could be next in the latest phase of OMS provider consolidation.
There’s still a lot more to talk about when it comes to the order management system and bitcoin exchange-traded fund spaces.
Anthony and James spoke with some sources about the big acquisition of Charles River by State Street, and right now, there are more questions than answers.
Named Verus, the application scores news articles based on their potential impact on a portfolio.
As the January 2016 deadline passes the 2.5-year mark, regulators are sounding the alarm about a lack of compliance with BCBS 239's 14 RDARR principles as banks grapple with the meaning of data governance. Amelia Axelsen talks with data experts about why…
Fund managers, vendors and trade associations release joint paper on making distributed-ledger technology work for the buy side.
The offering aims to help users quantify risk based on the latest news.