Wei-Shen Wong wonders whether asset managers really understand what they mean when they talk about alternative data.
Catch up on some of the past week's financial technology news.
For it's real estate token, 90% of investment is coming from institutional firms.
UBS Asset Management’s CDO & Element22's founder look at some of the challenges facing the alt data space.
A look at some of the key "people moves" this week, including Stephan Flagel (pictured), who joins Qontigo.
Gokey discusses Broadridge's aim to be a one-stop shop for users and how it sees emerging technologies as its future.
Confluence has a big job ahead integrating StatPro’s various analytics tools.
As more financial institutions are starting to expand their usage of AI, they are turning to the cloud to help scale up. However, there are things to consider before doing so. Wei-Shen Wong examines.
The new business unit will unify Liquidnet's last three acquisitions: Prattle, RSRCHXchange, and OTAS.
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.
The company is carrying out proofs of concept with banks and asset managers on the 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.