While there weren’t many headline-grabbing acquisitions in 2022, the year contained a handful of deals that point to expanding trends in the exchange technology industry.
The Canadian exchange is the latest to acquire a data vendor business, bringing non-exchange content to help it grow its data assets.
For years, the mantra of the market data world has been ‘content is king.’ But with trading strategies now more dependent on being able to see the big picture, the value of context could quickly overtake the data itself.
Leveraging AWS’s presence on Wall Street, Data Exchange has the potential to shake up traditional financial data delivery and contracts, if it can add relevant content and overcome challenges like real-time streaming and connectivity in the cloud.
The alternative data sector is still relatively nascent, and as such buy-side firms have struggled with how best to incorporate these non-traditional sources of information. While sources say that there will be continued M&A in the market, how those…
A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
While last week it was announced that Exegy and Vela are merging, Anthony says that the deal is only a sign of what’s to come in the market data space. He also poses some questions about the LSE raising its Sedol fees.
The vendor's Datebreaks dataset now provides measures of the standard deviation of an event change versus a company's historical pattern of scheduling earnings dates.
Petrescu is already working with a handful of new and established data providers on product development and strategy for financial markets.
With alternative data on every firm’s agenda, Max looks at efforts designed to make it easier to integrate new data sources into investment strategies, and why standards for alternative data represent an important step forward.
Lucena will provide a pre-packaged signal based on Wall Street Horizon's earnings dates revision data, for buy-side firms without the in-house resources to analyze the raw data themselves.
As a result of adding coverage of international company events, WSH has incorporated ISIN codes into its datasets.
Ringrose's hire is part of an effort to bolster takeup of Nasdaq's Analytics Hub of alternative datasets among buy-side market participants.
The vendor says clients are increasingly looking for datasets that deliver signals of volatility around a company's stock price.
Applying the principles of analyzing body language to corporate behavior can yield insights into a company’s health or strategies. But what reliable datasets exist in this area, and how effective are they?
Financial firms commonly review trading activity after the fact to improve their execution strategies. But what they’d really love to do is perform that in real time, pre-trade. Max Bowie looks at how far along market participants are in pursuit of this…
Ringrose joins the events data provider after a decade at Informa-owned EPFR, following stints at Reuters and Bridge.
Understanding the impact of outwardly innocuous changes can reveal a company's true situation and deliver potential alpha, officials say.
WSH has expanded its coverage of international companies with the addition of European and Asian large caps to its Enchilada platform.
A movie’s opening weekend is a reliable indicator of how it will perform over the length of its release. But what date a studio picks for the opening weekend—and whether that date changes before release—can also impact its revenues, and its parent studio…
Officials say WSH's event data is now accessible via 30 million retail active trader desktops.
The Hub Horizon event data service is available via the Markit Hub content portal.
Wall Street Horizon will refer interested parties to MT Newswires, so they can correlate the vendors' data.
The alliance combines related earnings information on each vendor's platform.