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.
Led by Bryan Cross (pictured), the asset manager's QED team aims to blend quant and fundamental to find unique solutions to new problems.
Also, a look at new hires for IHS Markit, UBS, TickSmith, BitGo and Amber Group.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from 6/29-7/2, including Andres Choussy (pictured), who recently joined Baton.
Confluence provides asset manager clients with automation capabilities for financial and regulatory reporting amid growing pressure and shrinking industry-wide headcount.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from June 17-21, including Emma Wheeler [pictured], who joins Pico.
UBS Asset Management’s data chief sets out his recommendations for using alternative data in the investment process.
Bryan Cross, who heads UBS Asset Management's QED group, joins to discuss alternative data and AI.
WatersTechnology speaks with data specialists from all parts of the capital markets in an in-depth examination of deep learning's impact in finance.
A new study finds that while large asset managers are investing in big data analytics and alternative data, it’s a fraught process.