Anti-money laundering laws and sanctions have brought complexity to banks' KYC/AML processes. Some vendors are responding by investing in their systems.
The second half of the year saw some long-awaited progress in the mission to fill the void of a consolidated tape in the European Union.
The tech provider is using the ontology internally to integrate multiple systems and sees prospects for wider industry adoption.
A summary of some of the past week's financial technology news.
Quants and data scientists can now access five years of Level 3 data through the vendor's Data Lab platform for use in alpha generation.
The new datasets mark a milestone in the company's multi-year strategy to allow investors greater access to small and medium enterprise companies.
The global market index firm is quantifying innovative investments and mapping them to a company’s performance.
Initially, BT Radianz is looking for datasets that could help forecast consumer demand, such as sentiment, consumption, and transactional data.
The bank’s research business is using artificial intelligence, traditional consumer surveys, and visualization techniques to monitor the impact of Covid-19.
The managed service aims to provide portfolio, risk and compliance managers with additional ETF transparency.
The Xceptor capability will address data concerns of SFTR by enriching, normalizing, and validating data before firms submit to trade repositories.
Banks are looking to cash in on the alternative data boom, but an in-depth investigation of the alternative data market shows that they may be in for an uphill battle to claim territory.
The Enterprise Access Point portal will eliminate the need for Bloomberg Data License clients to normalize datasets in-house, officials say.
The integration of cryptocurrency data marks the first time that Vela has carried any kind of currency data on SuperFeed.
Combined product provides access to a variety of reference data to enable faster, more accurate decisions.
Alternative datasets from Orbital Insight and TellusLabs are now accessible via CME's DataMine online platform.
Trade Port FX seeks to eliminate market fragmentation by granting firms access to all FX market requirements on a single platform.
The investment will help Duco grow its staff by about 140 percent and incorporate machine-learning tools into its offering.
Repo Order Quotes tool consolidates liquidity from European repo markets in real time.
Historically, collaboration between banks hasn’t yielded much success—except, perhaps, when it comes to reference data. James Rundle talks with Peter Moss, CEO of SmartStream’s Reference Data Utility (RDU), about how the project came about, and how it’s…
Enhancements to Harmony will allow buy-side firms to coordinate with sell-side counterparties around reporting.
Platform provides interactive analytics for both dark and lit markets and tracks large-in-scale trading activity.
Exegy is now an official vendor of US exchange data, rather than just a technology supplier, which the vendor says will cut cost and latency for clients.
Consolidated option will broaden appeal to firms that are more cost-sensitive than latency-sensitive.