The immense growth of online data is driving an increasing number of asset managers to deploy web-scraping tools to find unique investment insights.
Investment firms are turning to pictures from the sky to understand environmental impacts for alpha generation.
The EDM company is adding over 300 new vendors to its tool for clients looking to make sense of the alternative data landscape.
Investment firms have the upper hand when dealing with expensive data vendors, says Investec’s Nico Smuts.
At Risk Live, executives from Goldman Sachs AM, Societe Generale and Morgan Stanley talked about the benefits and concerns for using alt data.
WatersTechnology examines some of the disillusionment permeating the capital markets when it comes to blockchain.
The tech company is looking at standardization in the alternative data space.
The bank sees opportunity in providing more in-depth, quantitative data on a larger universe of ESG factors.
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.
As ESG data becomes more of a commodity, firms are struggling with how best to incorporate carbon data.
Alternative data holds great promise as a leading indicator of alpha. But in response to firms struggling with the data science aspects of integrating the data, various industry participants are pursuing new initiatives to make it more accessible,…
While tech advancements are being made, buy-side firms still rely on humans to make sense of alt data.
The last decade has seen Euronext chewed up and spun out following a series of mergers & acquisitions. Once again independent, Courbebaisse is writing the exchange’s IT roadmap.
Buy-siders have limited their usage of deep learning techniques due to haziness over their inner workings.
The suite of data and tools will allow sales organizations and investors to forecast sales activity, and hence company income.
Lauren Dillard was previously at Carlyle Group.
Assuming that automated artificial intelligence holds the key to unlocking fragmented datasets, the absence of standardized models coupled with regulatory concerns remain barriers to adoption.
The 35-year industry veteran will advise the vendor on product, strategy and business development.
Bloomberg’s Gerard Francis looks at the challenges that capital markets firms face when trying to incorporate alternative datasets.
M Data Viz provides granular data on weather events by state and region to support investment processes.
The technology giant is rolling out tools to asset managers who need to use machine learning but have limited in-house experience.
Sources say that this will allow the information giant to focus on more valuable business lines.
Metaxas has spent more than 20 years in senior sales roles at technology providers.
UBS Asset Management’s data chief sets out his recommendations for using alternative data in the investment process.