The broker's new dataset covering the region is in response to increased client demand for data on sub-Saharan Africa, and increased investment in the region.
The company is using machine learning and natural-language processing technology to enhance its Tamale and Geneva platforms.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from July 8-12, including Alexandre Tombini, who joins BIS.
Investment bank is anonymizing data to meet cross-border data protection and cybersecurity regulations.
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The vendor is positioning its sales force to meet anticipated increases in demand for data management solutions from buy-side firms and tier-two banks around the globe.
Curo's migration of over 3,000 funds is expected to be complete by the end of 2020.
Coronation Fund Managers goes live with SmartStream's corporate actions automation solution.
The new network and local PoP will provide trading firms in the UK and US with low-latency access to data and trading services at the JSE.
The upcoming FRTB market risk framework allows financial firms to take different approaches to non-modelable risk factors: either capitalize risk factors that lack observable pricing in-house, or use a vendor-run data pooling utility. But, as Dan…
Screen is partnering with South African startup AFO to provide local support for its managed services to its growing client base in the country.
Standard Chartered is the fourth bank operating in South Africa to sign up for Thomson Reuters' regional KYC service, which the vendor launched last year.
The move is in response to a growing local base for its products, which have until now been delivered via third-party vendors.
Trading, clearing and surveillance systems included in deal.
The alternative investments software provider will use South Africa-based tech consultancy Methys for all new integrations on the continent.
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange has reported first-half data revenues of 95.4 million South African rand, a 16 percent increase over the same period last year, on overall group operating revenue of R869 million, itself a 9 percent increase over the…
EDI Expands African Economic Database with Beta Client Feedback, Preps Options Corporate Actions Data
Exchange Data International, a London-based provider of pricing and reference data, is finalizing beta testing of its African Financial & Economic Data (AFED) database, and is in the middle of developing a new pricing and reference data product to help…
Curo Fund Services, a South African administrator based just west of Cape Town in Bellville, has implemented Milestone's pControl to manage Old Mutual Multi-Managers and others clients' pricing and processing of complex investment structures.
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) plans to start delivering derivatives market data to London-based trading firms via its point-of-presence at Equinix's LD4 datacenter in Slough within the next two to three years, as part of its ongoing migration to…
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange will open a co-location center on its premises in May, to reduce network latency for clients from 2,400 microseconds at present to about 100 microseconds, officials say.
Startup not-for-profit index provider the Freedom Index Company-which launched last year to offer free and independent indexes to the asset management community-is planning to add Australian indexes to its family of free-of-charge products, and is now…
Inet BFA, the South African data provider formed by last year's acquisition of I-Net Bridge by McGregor BFA from Times Media Group, has finalized its combined management team and is laying out plans to integrate the two vendors' datasets and delivery…
Cape Town-based financial data provider McGregor BFA has acquired fellow South African data vendor I-Net Bridge from Johannesburg-based publisher Times Media Group for 112.7 million rand ($11.1 million) to create an "unmatched" financial database of…