A lack of liquidity and the ability to accurately measure credit risk will be the biggest hurdles to overcome.
An on-the-ground look at China's growing bond market and the challenges that remain for foreign investors.
The Goldman Sachs risk veteran will assemble an advisory board of experts who understand risk and data to guide the vendor's strategy.
Filanowski has spent almost 25 years in management and product management roles at all the major data vendors.
Collaboration will combine market pricing with Credit Benchmark ratings, while Credit Benchmark will receive Tullet Prebon market data for risk research.
The appointment follows a funding round that also involved Index Ventures, Balderton Capital, and Communitas Capital, in addition to individual investors like Sherwood.
The vendor plans to collect and create consensus rating datasets from other types of companies besides banks.
Like many of his Credit Benchmark colleagues, Pastoressa spent much of his career at Thomson Financial and Thomson Reuters.
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After some questioned ESMA's resolve, the regulator is stepping up its enforcement efforts. Max reviews how ESMA wants market participants to know that its bite can be worse than its bark.
Data consumers have long-bemoaned the fees charged by rating agencies, citing prices and a lack of transparency around how fees are set as key concerns. With no response from the agencies to user groups, Esma is now weighing in on the subject. Pauline…
Report says credit rating agencies are not providing enough clarity on the fees they charge.
Finra says Citi's inaccurate ratings led to numerous porblems for portfolio manager clients and retail investors.
Haney previously worked alongside Credit Benchmark co-founder Donal Smith at Thomson Financial.
ESG is booming, but there's room for further development—Waters speaks to executives from banks, hedge funds, asset managers and vendors to explain how this sector is growing and how AI can speed up its development.
The ownership stake will support the continued joint development of sustainable investment products and related tools.
Bats Europe launches 18 benchmarks spanning European regional, single country and sector indexes.
ESMA says that between June 2011 and December 2013 Moody’s failed to explain decisions for 19 ratings.
With the addition of Fitch, SS&C now offers ratings data from the 'Big Three' ratings providers.
Bond issuers and investors will now beable to access DBRS ratings and research within the Overbond platform.
Inside Data Management's combination of market data and reference data topics will reflect a growing convergence between different aspects of data management.
ESMA plans to more closely supervise rating agencies' pricing policies, in response to what user firms say is a lack of transparency.
The move will allow investors to more easily compare ETFs and open-end funds, Morningstar officials say.
Over an 18-month period, ESMA found nine instances where Fitch analysts shared information with Fitch's parent company, in breach of ESMA rules.