The new offering, which will launch 'in the coming months', will impose stricter screenings on the ESG investible universe.
A look at some of the key "people moves" from this week, including Lisa Hershey (pictured) who has been appointed managing director and chief compliance officer at the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC).
A specialist team at UBS Asset Management is using a mix of proprietary ratings, external data, and in-house analysis to make ESG an integral part of its investment process.
The data giant is looking to seize on growing ESG demand in the APAC region.
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.
ICE Data Services says investors can access its reference data subscription later this year to build out their ESG strategies.
There’s an opportunity for Chinese asset managers looking to attract foreign investors, but transparency remains an issue.
The St. Petersburg, Fla.-based vendor will use the funds to expand its data coverage and increase its footprint in the institutional investor space.
As interest in cryptocurrency trading refuses to wither, despite a bearish year, traders are increasingly calling for institutional-grade tooling from traditional markets to further develop the asset class.
The vendor’s open architecture model allows it to service new clients in Asia.
Structure of Asian markets means new tool has to roll out later than Europe or the US, but will incorporate feedback from those regions.
Independent research provider Smartkarma and corporate access provider CorpXSasia plan to create larger corporate access events together.
InvestorForce will merge with Investment Metrics and aim to expand European and Asian footprint.
The new service will provide clients deeper transparency analysis and new functionality.