While ESG data is gaining prominence, institutional investors are increasingly looking to incorporate climate change information into the portfolio construction process. Anthony Malakian explores how traders, portfolio managers and vendors are working…
The investment will be used to accelerate growth and bolster the firm's global presence.
IMD/IRD Awards 2018
The relatively nascent alternative data industry is creating challenges for asset managers, specifically when it comes to a lack of historical data and a lack of talent that can interrogate the data.
Lack of skills for evaluating alternative datasets remains an industry problem, with firms looking to hire data scientists and technologists to make use of the new data.
The bank is creating a new group tasked with finding data within its securities division that could be sold to clients.
Armanta will be deployed within IBM’s Watson Financial Services’ financial risk unit, which grew out of the tech giant’s acquisition of Algorithmics.
The first tool from Deutsche Bank’s Data Innovation Group analyzes companies’ values based on ESG and other factors, and public perception of a company’s ESG efforts.
Brokers are concerned that reports on best execution, due in just a few days, may be too onerous to produce in full.
Neudata secures funding and will continue alternative data vetting for data platforms.
Chicago-based firm adds Value at Risk to its latest risk management offerings.
The use of natural language generation to summarize research data increases engagement, according to speakers at this year's North American Innovation Summit, although true insights are still hard to glean.
With the fund industry growing at exponential rates, Morningstar turned to disruptive technologies to keep pace and ensure it could deliver sufficient coverage without compromising the processes used by its human analysts. Max Bowie chronicles the five…
UK regulator provides effective "how-to" guide for compliance.
Antenna will shorten the time needed to evaluate new datasets, and allow BAM to begin using the data faster than its rivals.
The company renamed itself Thesys Group and will focus on growing Thesys Technologies.
Seth Thomson, CIO of DRW, talks to Waters about his career, innovation and how the firm has expanded into new asset classes, including cryptocurrencies.
From cryptocurrencies to alternative data to machine learning, this past year saw major changes for the buy side.
The California-based company has built a quantitative analysis engine using machine learning to help score sell-side analysts and search for potential black-swan events.
Although it still needs more time in the oven, technology is powering a quiet revolution in research and analytics—and the fusion of the two may transform the investment process.
Panelists at the recent WatersTechnology Innovation Summit highlight two of the main challenges to greater use of AI-based systems.
Asset managers could find themselves disrupted by technology companies in the near future, a study finds.
The platform builds on its partnership with TruValue and Arabesque to provide access to ESG data and analytics.
Digital commodities such as bitcoin have captured the imagination of exchange operators but regulators—and even some market participants—are hesitant.