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.
The Swiss bank has started a journey to implementing mesh data architecture, a new concept for federated data availability in enterprises aimed at getting value out of analytical data.
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.
Join WatersTechnology for a look back at the most absurd stories of the year—Reddit/GameStop, the advent of meme stocks, and QAnon—and what they mean for you.
An active equities team at UBS is refining its approach to ESG integration as it converts funds to Article 8.
Buy-side risk survey 2021: Even the keenest searches fail to find a reliable system of climate disclosure.
Suvrat Bansal’s startup aims to make it easier to get data into the hands of those who need it, but who may not know it exists, faster.
Anthony examines a proposed protocol in Europe that would help keep liquidity flowing if there’s a major exchange outage. He also discusses innovation in the realm of ESG, and Esma’s new data analytics platform.
The asset manager's quant research arm, QED, has published a framework for valuing companies in industries like cement or steel that transition to more sustainable tech.
The QED team within the asset manager is aligning its focus next year to deliver a holistic AI platform to its investment professionals—including a recommendation engine.
UBS AM’s Bryan Cross says the goal of embedding AI in the investment process has failed because the aim has been misguided.
Anthony explores how Snowflake is trying to win over business in the cap markets, talks about the reference data space, and examines a new breed of data vendors.
Investment firms are making changes to their risk reports, stress tests and concentration limits.
As exchanges partner with cloud providers to move more functions to the cloud, Anthony wonders if these partnerships could become competitive in the future.
A specialist team at UBS Asset Management is using a mix of proprietary ratings, external data, and in-house analysis to make ESG an integral part of its investment process.
Beatriz Martin says the bank has about 400 of these agile development teams—which were first rolled out last year—consisting of about 2,500 people across the organization.
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.
Hedge funds are using geolocation data to both spot signs of a pandemic recovery and to see its ripple-effect damages.
If hedge funds and VCs tighten their spending in 2020—a likely outcome—it could be the alternative data market taking the brunt of the punishment.
With the growth of alternative data in the capital markets, firms are struggling to find value, and are disillusioned by the loss of time, human capital, and money. Goldman Sachs’ Matthew Rothman believes this has created a situation where vendors and…
Relationships with Chinese banks and asset managers will help global firms to better develop and distribute products to investors in the country.
Wei-Shen Wong wonders whether asset managers really understand what they mean when they talk about alternative data.
UBS Asset Management’s CDO & Element22's founder look at some of the challenges facing the alt data space.
A look at some of the key "people moves" over the last week, including Deborah Hrvatin (pictured), who joins CLS.