With traditional ratings agencies facing increased hostility from financial firms, new entrants are hoping to reshape ratings. But will fresh approaches appeal to an industry underwhelmed by existing offerings?
Itiviti won the best low-latency trading network category in last year’s Buy-Side Technology Awards. On the back of that success, Victor Anderson speaks to Linda Middleditch, head of product strategy and engineering at Itiviti, about how the firm…
This report distills the new approaches for calculating market risk outlined by the Basel Committee, and how regulators across Asia, Europe and the US plan to roll out FRTB in their markets. In addition, the report includes the inputs from banking…
The merger was made possible following a strategic investment from a PE firm in 2019. The newly-combined entity will look at future M&A opportunities.
ThemeBot uses textual relevance and revenue attribution to construct a list of stocks, which is then verified by JPMAM’s active equity analysts.
Regardless of fund type, portfolio managers can analyze their trade data and behavior to make improvements, according to Essentia Analytics’ CEO.
Boston-based Changebridge Capital is using a hybrid approach to find investment opportunities in misunderstood small- and mid-cap companies.
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.
Every capital markets firm—regardless of size, sophistication and level of expertise—has been significantly impacted in one way or another by the Covid-19 pandemic. What started as a health crisis spread quickly to the capital markets, although it’s…
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.