A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Linda Huber (pictured), who joins FactSet as chief financial officer.
The strategic partnership will involve a three-part integration including system connectivity, combined visualization and the creation of client feedback loops.
High-frequency data such as human mobility data and plastic shipments can help investment professionals understand the post-pandemic economic reopening.
The consultancy will provide on-demand tooling for analyzing data collected from Data Reporting Service Providers.
In the absence of a consolidated tape for debt securities in the EU, vendors with different approaches to distributing fixed-income market data are emerging.
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.
The Nordic bank is looking for ways to mitigate costs as software vendors define new policy categories to capture robotic workers.
Start-ups and non-traditional data providers are exploiting niches where investment professionals can't rely on ratings.
The Frankfurt-based asset manager is using machine learning to look at the performance of stocks with low returns, high-growth.
A long-time AWS client, Finra is using a combination of AWS tools and its own knowledge graph to generate better search results.
The asset management arm of Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China is enhancing its NLP models to solve complex, non-linear challenges such as overfitting.
The data vendor’s product is its first that aims to sort what it believes to be truly innovative companies from the pack.
Data from non-profits can be combined with ESG ratings for more bespoke investment insight, investment professionals say.
Cyber threat intelligence is crucial for the defense of an organization’s network, but financial firms have to figure out how to make sense of all the data first.
A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
Customized content and its ability to be integrated easily will be key factors for news providers—old and new—in creating value for financial consumers.
Regulators will need biographical information to get the most out of the Consolidated Audit Trail, advisor said, as broker-dealers and exchanges argue over liability for breaches.
Ion Group has acquired Dash Financial. Whether or not this ends up being a good marriage will come down to the people making the tech platforms, Anthony says.
The merger was made possible following a strategic investment from a PE firm in 2019. The newly-combined entity will look at future M&A opportunities.
ThemeBot uses textual relevance and revenue attribution to construct a list of stocks, which is then verified by JPMAM’s active equity analysts.
The company is consulting with buy-side and sell-side clients on how its newly developed GK Research Bot can best solve their research and information overload woes.
State Street’s Chris Berry explains how the asset servicer winnowed 60 ESG data providers down to six, and why this strategy has proved to be effective.
The system monitors annual reports for issuer compliance with listing rules, speeding up a formerly manual job.
Commonalities between the two firms' commodities pricing units bring them under regulatory scrutiny as they move closer to an acquisition deal. At the same time, it appears that IHS will lean into the regulatory reporting space.