ESG risks will become part of investment and risk management processes across all funds at the firm.
Quant funds are striving to adjust their ESG models to take into account changes in corporate behavior during the pandemic.
PanAgora and Manulife have incorporated alternative datasets and internal industry handbooks, respectively, into their ESG strategies.
The investment manager has developed frameworks to better understand how ESG issues impact individual company performance and sectors.
The firm developed a short-term data strategy to avoid the use of unreliable data and better understand the effects of the pandemic on the market as it evolves.
Investment managers are starting to use alternative data to assess the pandemic’s effect on individual stocks.
Using alternative data to understand macroeconomic conditions in almost real time can give investment teams an edge.
The asset manager could one day make its Textual Analytics tool, which reads millions of documents to derive insights, available to the market at large.
The data provider has made its new data 'storefront' available after revealing plans to do so earlier this year.
Slashing budgets will lead to inaccuracies as banks turn to alt data for fraud detection and to monitor customer behavior during the coronavirus crisis.
Execs From UBS AM, Lazard AM, DWS, and East Capital look at incorporating ESG data into their investment practices for more holistic views of risk and opportunity.
Carson Boneck shares his thoughts on Balyasny's efforts to marry the best of its fundamental and quant teams.
Ratings providers must update their products, as a raft of new regulation drives transparency in the sustainable investing sector.
The firm is developing themed asset categories for investors by finding new correlations in alternative datasets.
The vendor is looking to expand its real-estate offering, which could include a future acquisition or alliance.
Led by Bryan Cross (pictured), the asset manager's QED team aims to blend quant and fundamental to find unique solutions to new problems.
Man Group's Gary Collier discusses the hedge fund's strategy of adopting a single platform for its funds.
BlackRock, MSCI, and La Française are some of the firms looking to replace traditional, linear risk models.
Investment firms have the upper hand when dealing with expensive data vendors, says Investec’s Nico Smuts.
As European market participants bemoan the lack of a consolidated tape, a senior SEC executive debunks the idea that a pan-European tape, similar to the US, will resolve issues around data access and costs.
The ESG space is growing rapidly and gaining more attention, but one area that has been largely ignored by data providers is that of ESG information specific to fixed-income investors.
Despite what some wireless carriers say, we’re still a few years away from a mass rollout of true 5G networks. While they will be revolutionary, right now it’s more hype than reality. WatersTechnology tries to look ahead to see how capital markets firms…