Anthony provides some of his initial questions and thoughts following the S&P-IHS Markit deal. He also takes a second look at AML technology after getting some sage feedback.
Anthony wonders if AML platforms are being scrutinized enough by banks and regulators, then looks at Wells Fargo's tapping of HPR for its quant division and Northern Trust’s blockchain plans.
Officials remain silent on the closure, which has been in the works since last year, sources say.
In 2016, Anthony wrote that the blockchain revolution was overhyped—unsurprisingly, his opinions have not changed. He also delves into the Ion-Broadway deal, and looks at new consulting/advisory firms that have recently come to market.
Veteran analyst Virginie O’Shea’s new business turns its attention to the ‘soul-destroying’ realm of corporate actions, which is weighed down by inefficiencies, manual processes, and lack of standards.
After two cloud-native product successes, the vendor plans to migrate all its software to cloud native to optimize the benefits of running in the cloud for clients.
This year's inductee to the Inside Market Data Hall of Fame is Mike Meriton, co-founder and COO of the EDM Council.
Quants searching for ESG signals have reached very different conclusions. Mostly they blame the data.
The financial industry is losing faith in the LEI initiative as regulatory mandates remain patchy, but some see hope in SFTR’s unique-issuer LEI. By Mariella Reason
The post-trade firm and custodian will launch new data services for fixed income liquidity and APIs for its reference data offerings.
While real blockchain rollouts are still few and far between, some firms made progress in 2019. Here are 18 projects in some stage of development.
The bank is looking to create a single security master so the same data flows through the system.
Waters Europe: Data requirements are driving better data for consumption across the bank.
Inside Market Data & Inside Reference Data Awards 2019 Winners' Circle
Data management is more about striving than finalizing.
Processing corporate actions is usually the last workflow to be automated, mainly due to the complexities involved and the weakness of underlying data. Wei-Shen Wong explains how this has changed over the last few years and what challenges remain.
New white paper estimates huge losses annually from scrip dividends alone.
Exchange Data International is branching out from reference data and changing its delivery method.
Coronation Fund Managers goes live with SmartStream's corporate actions automation solution.
Data experts testify that right now, the financial services industry is uniquely positioned for semantics breakthroughs that will revolutionize the way data is managed, leading to unprecedented payoffs.
The vendor will use the A$11 million raised from its recent IPO to further develop its platform and experiment with additional use cases for its technology.