As alternative data companies battle for capital and a coveted spot in investment managers’ portfolio strategies, they are turning to bespoke marketing and partnerships to stand out in an industry where firms still struggle with data science resources.
WatersTechnology investigates the torturous journey to create a stock-trading database for the US, and where the project goes from here.
Traditionally, the core of the US market data ecosystem has been the SIP feeds that consolidate data from all US exchanges. But as the cost of exchange data continues to rise, some firms are finding the US consolidated tapes to be a SIP that’s hard to…
Power users of DSB's ISIN generator service will pay €117,500, up from €112,500.
The Mauritius-based digital asset exchange will make data available for a range of asset classes via various feeds and front-end interfaces.
For some, the SEC's scrutiny of exchange data fees is scarier than ghouls, goblins and a toddler's Halloween candy-induced sleeplessness.
In partnership with Google, Appsbroker Fintech launches lower-cost market data platform.
As the SEC prepares to host a two-day event to tackle market data access and fee issues, industry user groups and Nasdaq have laid out their positions on SIP reform. Max Bowie reports.
Indian market regulator Sebi is terminating its three exchanges’ existing market data licensing agreements with foreign partners.
Data consumers have long-bemoaned the fees charged by rating agencies, citing prices and a lack of transparency around how fees are set as key concerns. With no response from the agencies to user groups, Esma is now weighing in on the subject. Pauline…
Market data fees charged by exchanges continue to be a bone of contention for banks, electronic trading firms and asset managers. And although recent events playing out in the US are adding fuel to the fee fire, frustration levels are rising in Europe…
Recent appointments at the US Securities and Exchange Commission have led some firms to believe regulators and policymakers will finally start to address what they believe to be opaque pricing structures for market data at exchanges. Joanne Faulkner…
Glitches and halts mark first few weeks of transparency requirements at systems operated by regulators.
London-based DSB, the global utility for ISINs, raises fees for current user contracts through 2018.
Report says credit rating agencies are not providing enough clarity on the fees they charge.
The new module arose from a "groundswell" of demand from clients to manage their index costs alongside the costs of index data.
While asset management doesn’t have anywhere near the same level of regulatory oversight as investment banking or consumer retail banking, the winds of change are blowing.
Waters runs through the key facts you need to know about Mifid II, GDPR, BMR and Brexit.
Asset managers could find themselves disrupted by technology companies in the near future, a study finds.
Licensing and user agreements surrounding ANNA's service burea for OTC derivative ISIN numbers have sparked fireworks over recent months as the service goes live ahead of Mifid II. Joanne Faulkner investigates.
Axon's new ACT tool will provide speedier and more accessible data on a firm's application data usage, as well as—when used with its PEAR tool—helping to understand the cost impact of exchange policy changes.
MEP Markus Ferber tells Waters that this change “must not mean that the ESAs can do what they want to just because they get more money,” and that the ESG provisions are “a non-starter”.
MiFID II’s data disaggregation requirements aim to reduce data costs by forcing marketplaces to unbundle datasets and sell consumers only the specific data they need. But in reality, this seemingly simple and cost-reducing idea could make buying and…
MiFID II’s ban on broker-subsidized free research will leave sell-side firms with a multitude of challenges—not least how to price research so as not to lose customers who might direct trading elsewhere, without appearing to incentivize clients to trade…