ESG risks will become part of investment and risk management processes across all funds at the firm.
What do Liquidnet and Trading Technologies (and others) have in common? Anthony explains. He also discusses advancement—and disillusionment—in the quantum space.
A look at some of the past week’s financial technology news.
Ratings toolkit includes features to help investment teams grade securities and funds to meet sustainability mandates.
The asset manager has adopted materiality tools, industry handbooks, and NLP techniques to help navigate ESG data limitations.
The two banks outline their ambitious data governance programs, which make business professionals culpable for their organization's data decisions.
As CFTC commissioner Rostin Behnam’s report on climate risk to the financial system is published, WatersTechnology speaks to Behnam about data, greenwashing, and gaining support in Washington.
PanAgora and Manulife have incorporated alternative datasets and internal industry handbooks, respectively, into their ESG strategies.
Anthony looks at how the lines that have traditionally defined the world of "fintech" are blurring. Also, can blockchain help with ZTA's advancement?
A look at some of the key people moves from this week, including Derek White (pictured), who has been appointed vice president of global financial services at Google.
The Derivatives Service Bureau is looking for new members on its technical advisory committee, after its designation as the UPI service provider.
The research provider will release a dashboard that decouples and drills down into the E, S, and G factors of ESG.
The investment manager has developed frameworks to better understand how ESG issues impact individual company performance and sectors.
The bank's securities services division will provide a PDF report to buy-side clients with ratings and emissions data, showing the performance of large holdings over time.
Using alternative data to understand macroeconomic conditions in almost real time can give investment teams an edge.
The global market index firm is quantifying innovative investments and mapping them to a company’s performance.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Keith Tippell (pictured) who joins CLS as head of product.
As the private markets grow, so does investor appetite for them, particularly as public markets hurt. Emerging technologies are helping.
The newly fledged UK hedge fund has outsourced its portfolio management tech and operations to third parties, a move that has helped it through the coronavirus pandemic.
The firm plans to complete the migration by the end of summer, as it learns from prior rebuilds.
Unlike in past financial crises, ESG is taking center stage as social and governance data is directly relevant to all companies weathering the coronavirus pandemic. That makes the holes in that data, which still remain, all the more apparent.
The dashboard, which goes live later this week, is a free online resource that includes tracking how the pandemic is affecting ESG factors.
A look at some of the key recent 'people moves', including Adam Honore (pictured) who joins Amazon Web Services from CME Group.
The exchange's blockchain architect says the product is being prepared for testing in the FCA's sandbox.