Brokers and exchanges have begun rolling out “self-service” portals that allow clients to choose data and services on an a la carte basis. Opinions vary on whether they are the Holy Grail or a poisoned chalice.
Community group that includes JP Morgan, Deutsche Bank, Amazon, and the CME plans to showcase over a year’s worth of work in a bid to drive broader adoption of the digital rights language.
Anthony explains why he thinks ESG will play a major role in the anticipated market data consolidation that’s to come. He also looks at moves made by some exchanges to cut out the data vendor middleman.
While not a fan of blockchain, Anthony looks at some potential use-cases for the tool in the world of capital markets. He also gives his thoughts on Broadridge’s soon-to-launch LTX platform.)
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.
Interdealer brokers are looking enviously at the way exchanges have been able to grow data revenues, providing a stable stream of profits as other business lines have declined. But following the exchange model has its own challenges.
Jo writes that the EU’s new digital package could find large cloud providers operating in the bloc subject to potentially invasive oversight, as the EU strives for “data sovereignty”.
Keen to trim the resources they expend on interpreting licenses, investment firms are exploring how they can turn data agreements into machine-readable code. Doing so is fraught with challenges.
The regulator is consulting on outsourcing contract guidance that would give firms and supervisors access to the books and premises of providers.
This is a difficult time for most businesses, but start-ups are particularly vulnerable as they struggle to manage cash flow.
ICE Data Services says investors can access its reference data subscription later this year to build out their ESG strategies.
The bank is in the throes of a hefty transformation project within its Investor Services division, which began with machine-learning efforts last year.
These specialists are touting services for monitoring third parties amid tougher rules on outsourcing risk.
The technology giant is carrying out pilots on an Azure-based service for the SEC's CAT that will be ready for use within six weeks.
While no one involved in the building of the stalled Consolidated Audit Trail is free from blame, Anthony says there are reasons to believe the CAT won’t ever materialize, regardless of the plan processor.
Tech providers are emerging from all corners as the final phases of initial margin rules closes in, which are expected to capture over 1,000 buy-side and sell-side firms over the next 18 months.
The final phases of initial margin rules are expected to capture over the next two years more than 1,000 buy-side and sell-side firms, which technology providers see as potential customers.
The integrated offering will enable Nordic institutions to automate KYC and customer onboarding processes more effectively.
There were no major hiccups when the CAT was rolled-out to SROs on November 15 but it is still not ready for full industry implementation.
The Consolidated Audit Trail will begin receiving reports on November 15, a year after it was supposed to start.
Joint venture offers institutional investors the benefits of a high-speed centralized trading platform for cryptocurrency futures contracts.
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Two firms are already live on the platform, with another three soon to be up and running.
The Australian Securities Exchange outlines key considerations for firms weighing up their choice of co-location facility.