Europe’s wettest summer in a century has prompted asset managers to calculate flood risk for real estate.
Anthony looks at what he thinks will be the biggest topics during the last quarter of 2021.
The information-rich market offers “trillions of dollars of opportunity”, says the firm’s data chief.
The options exchange operator hopes to make it easier for participants to translate data into context and insight, and to broaden participation from new market sectors.
The platform operator plans to extend its all-to-all corporate bond trading expertise to the loan market, which lags other fixed-income instruments in both tech adoption and the level of transparency.
As brokers start to explore various forms of self-service models, Anthony wonders if this could lead to a complete rethink of how commercial terms and contracts are structured for adding on new datasets.
In the past two years, Moody’s Analytics has acquired four vendors that the ratings specialist hopes to integrate for ESG offerings in a crowded market.
Brokers and exchanges have begun rolling out “self-service” portals that allow clients to choose data and services on an a la carte basis. Opinions vary on whether they are the Holy Grail or a poisoned chalice.
As the oil and gas industries say they're “greening” operations, vendors are offering ESG data and metrics to help investment professionals understand future risks and financial returns.
High-frequency data such as human mobility data and plastic shipments can help investment professionals understand the post-pandemic economic reopening.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Justin Manikas (pictured), who has been appointed vice president of partnerships at Nomad Data.
Anthony first looks at the alternative data industry and connects to QAnon, before explaining why there needs to be more hard numbers in the world of blockchain.
Rebecca examines the tangled web woven between Reddit, meme stocks, and QAnon, and asks how well prepared data providers looking to jump on the meme stocks bandwagon are to recognize organized disinformation campaigns.
While some alternative data providers are jumping in on the meme-stock craze by producing new datasets and analyses geared toward risk management and alpha generation, others—perhaps rightly so—are staying cautious.
Anthony explains why he thinks ESG will play a major role in the anticipated market data consolidation that’s to come. He also looks at moves made by some exchanges to cut out the data vendor middleman.
Socially responsible investors are putting their money where their mouth is—in ever-increasing amounts. With insatiable demand for new datasets and analytics to support these strategies, it’s not surprising that every data vendor wants a slice of the ESG…
The move to cross-sell risk analytics could herald further content deals for the bank’s Marquee platform, says its sales chief.
A summary of some of the past week's financial technology news.
The data vendor’s product is its first that aims to sort what it believes to be truly innovative companies from the pack.
Anthony previews some of the major trend topics that WatersTechnology will look to cover over the next eight months.
Anthony first looks at the data storage space, explaining that fees are likely to increase for buy- and sell-side firms in the near-term. He also wonders if there’s a market in the terminal/workstation space for innovative startups to gain traction. As…
The asset manager is using machine learning to estimate carbon footprints for companies that do not report emissions.
Impacted users will have to pay extra costs to retain communications data for longer than two years.