The data vendor’s product is its first that aims to sort what it believes to be truly innovative companies from the pack.
GTCOM-US, once a bespoke alt data shop for the buy side, has narrowed its offering to focus on Chinese datasets as the largest alt data players get even bigger.
PineBridge Investments uses economic and time-series data analytics provider Macrobond Financial to better its economics research, which supports its portfolio managers and the firm’s overall investment thesis.
Futures market participants say standardizing trade allocations through a post-trade utility could prevent a repeat of the chaos seen in March 2020, when back-office systems fails resulted in thousands of trade breaks.
Budget reallocation may not be the only factor stalling standardization progress, say market participants.
Three fixed-income experts look back on the bond market’s liquidity crisis spurred by the pandemic’s early days, and ponder where regulation and data-quality efforts might next lead the space.
While many expect the president-elect to take a bullish stance on environmental issues, it's unclear what a new dispensation can do for the dilemmas around ESG standards.
Covid culture is set to continue this year, as are the associated changes to working practices in the financial markets and the technologies that support them. Max wonders what the new ‘virtual’ reality will look like in 2021 and beyond.
As 2020 comes to a close, Anthony looks at how firms have adjusted their short- and long-term plans in the face of the coronavirus, focusing on office space, innovation, alt data, and mental health.
After its acquisitions of Red Hat and Promontory, IBM is looking to expand its footprint in the capital markets through containerization, as well as reg reporting in the cloud.
In minutes, JEFQuants compiles information from multiple sources into a unique data package based on traders' queries.
Hans delves into machine learning, moonshot projects, technical debt, and what has been learned during the pandemic.
Banking experts urge firms to consider re-engineering a process before turning to robotic process automation.
Anthony looks at an interesting project using causal inference by IBM and Refinitiv, and what this latest evolution of machine learning could mean for innovation in the capital markets in the future.
Senior execs from Citizens Bank, Commerzbank, and Deutsche Bank discuss lessons learned during the pandemic.
Banks are focused on making work-from-home life more secure, but how can these projects be used to improve the customer experience going forward?
Emerging tech is proving its worth since the Covid-19 outbreak, and are swaying skeptics towards even greater adoption, panelists said.
The company's news tracker, available on the Macro Vitals app, uses language models to classify reports on specific companies.
Investment firms are making changes to their risk reports, stress tests and concentration limits.
Not having specific requirements and procedures for firms to refer to ended up putting some funds in a tough place during the pandemic’s early days.
Wei-Shen and Tony discuss the constant push-pull between trying to create innovative new products for the future, while having to answer for today’s challenges.
Senior technologists from UBS, Deutsche Bank, Nomura, SocGen and others discuss where their tech spend is being directed.
The vendor will roll out new coverage across OTC derivatives, fixed income, and FX in the third and fourth quarters.
Investment firms and vendors are searching for signals in healthcare and pharmaceutical data in a bid to get a leg up on a Covid-19 vaccine.