Led by Bryan Cross (pictured), the asset manager's QED team aims to blend quant and fundamental to find unique solutions to new problems.
As passive strategies and fee compression cut into active returns, buy-side firms are turning to internally generated data.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from the past week, including Marion Leslie (pictured) who joins SIX.
Company is carrying out proofs of concept with banks and asset managers on technology that allows computation on encrypted data.
Man Group's Gary Collier discusses the hedge fund's strategy of adopting a single platform for its funds.
There’s an opportunity for Chinese asset managers looking to attract foreign investors, but transparency remains an issue.
Also, a look at new hires for IHS Markit, UBS, TickSmith, BitGo and Amber Group.
Regulation and growth have pushed the investment firm to go with Bloomberg’s front-to-back suite of solutions.
Banks have long been using synthetic data to validate solutions, but tech advancements and regulatory pressure have established this practice as a crucial step in the development and testing of technologies.
The deal will help Moody's expand its pension-fund footprint in the UK, and for RiskFirst to expand in the US.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from July 8-12, including Alexandre Tombini, who joins BIS.
Investment firms are turning to pictures from the sky to understand environmental impacts for alpha generation.
Investment firms have the upper hand when dealing with expensive data vendors, says Investec’s Nico Smuts.
Confluence provides asset manager clients with automation capabilities for financial and regulatory reporting amid growing pressure and shrinking industry-wide headcount.
The initiative is part of JP Morgan’s plan to harmonize its internal systems.
The quant firm’s Seth Weingram lays out his principles for the effective use of machine learning.
Caspian's Chris Jenkins says the crypto space is still struggling to attract institutional clients, who want greater regulatory guidance.
Machine learning can tell stories from large datasets to drive alpha, say quants.
As ESG data becomes more of a commodity, firms are struggling with how best to incorporate carbon data.
The deal lets the vendor add OMS functionality to its existing trading workflow.
While tech advancements are being made, buy-side firms still rely on humans to make sense of alt data.
Buy-siders have limited their usage of deep learning techniques due to haziness over their inner workings.