With the alternative data industry projected to be worth over $350 million by 2020, it's time to consider whether financial services is on the brink of its own Cambridge Analytica moment or if it is simply time for an alt data ethics evaluation.
Firms are using machine learning and natural-language processing tools—no longer to grab an edge, but merely to remain competitive.
As the startup expands the number of retailers it tracks and adds geolocation data to its offering, it will eventually deploy a PaaS model for do-it-yourself geospatial analytics.
It’s a trio of problems: Mifid II’s data problem; blockchain projects stalled; and data quality issues for machine learning.
Alternative and ESG datasets hold the promise of delivering better and more predictable returns for investors, but are some firms underestimating the amount of work required to integrate these into their strategies?
When it comes to artificial intelligence, first-mover advantage is clear. But for buy-side firms that do not have the resources of global giants and are finding they are increasingly unable to compete, it becomes a tough question—do you trust third-party…
Octavio Marenzi joins to talk about the web data extraction market and Anthony and James delve into Refinitiv.
Structure of Asian markets means new tool has to roll out later than Europe or the US, but will incorporate feedback from those regions.
Forays into selling data have been slowed by concerns over confidentiality, internal battles over its use and clean-up work on the data itself. Risk.net's Faye Kilburn reports.
Waters canvasses a range of industry opinion leaders about what the defining technologies of the next few decades will be.
Waters examines some of the most important events in financial technology of the past 25 years.
After speaking with C-level execs from across the industry, Anthony and James try and connect some dots as to which technologies will most influence the capital markets in the future.
Greg Skibiski joins the podcast to give his views the alternative data space and where it's going.
Nasdaq has bolstered its Analytics Hub with four new sources of alternative data.
The new platform will allow users to evaluate alternative data sources available via the Open:FactSet Marketplace.
The move will enable the 325,000 users of Bloomberg terminals to incorporate Orbital Insight's geospatial data into their existing trading and analysis workflow.
The data provider uses machine learning and natural language processing techniques to identify relevant topics.
While ESG data is gaining prominence, institutional investors are increasingly looking to incorporate climate change information into the portfolio construction process.
The bank’s asset management arm believes that trawling its home waters for data will land a valuable catch. Risk.net’s Faye Kilburn speaks to the data scientist at its helm.
Ringrose's hire is part of an effort to bolster takeup of Nasdaq's Analytics Hub of alternative datasets among buy-side market participants.
Max Bowie reports from Toronto on Canadian firms' opinions of the challenges associated with using alternative data.
Alternative datasets from Orbital Insight and TellusLabs are now accessible via CME's DataMine online platform.
IMD/IRD Awards 2018
IMD/IRD Awards 2018