Recent actions against Bloomberg and Ice for violations relating to evaluated pricing services suggest the US regulator may be setting the stage for stricter regulations to govern the sector.
While much attention has been given to cloud, AI, blockchain and other buzzwords, without a proper data foundation, those tools will not deliver the results that have been promised.
While some trading firms are welcoming the use of a new non-proprietary code for identifying digital tokens, the onus will be on local regulators to enforce its adoption.
Born from a consortium that includes JP Morgan and Bank of America, Versana aims to bring up-to-date and permissioned data to the syndicated loan market—the first step to a more transparent and faster operating market.
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Once wary of the cloud, financial firms, their suppliers and the marketplaces where they trade are openly embracing it. And there are more signs of big tech firms accelerating buy-in by literally buying in to clients’ migration projects.
End-users are worried about the repercussions of handing over a data monopoly to the heavyweight operators in the fixed income space.
The registrar of the barcode for financial instruments has adapted its systems to reflect the updated standard, ahead of February 2023.
Market participants say cloud has the potential to reimagine data licensing. But moving to the new operational model comes with a raft of unanswered questions.
State Street’s partnership with FundGuard will provide clients with multi-book accounting, allowing them to see two sets of records in one system.
As crypto markets face a reckoning in the wake of the FTX scandal, standard-setters and industry participants say identifiers for tokens are key for the industry’s stability.
Edgar Online’s new owners discuss their plans for the financial data and filings provider, and how owning the data will be key to expanding the range of services it can offer.
As banks and asset managers move more workloads to the cloud, they’re trying to find ways to cooperate to cut costs and exert more influence over the likes of AWS, Google and Microsoft. Anthony wonders if these early efforts will yield beneficial results…
As Symphony strays further from its original purpose of being a chat platform, WatersTechnology sat down with Brad Levy at this year’s Innovate conference to discuss his vision for the firm.
Demand for corporate actions data is increasing in the front and middle office, but the data can be hard to read.
The banks’ vision is for vendors and consumers to be able to distribute and access all data sources in a multi-cloud environment. They’re mapping the way to get there.
The EU regulator’s expanded supervisory powers and big data capabilities have caused some confusion on how the data will be used and how Esma’s new role will shape reporting regimes.
Industry veterans says there’s a dearth of market data management talent in the lower ranks. Following Max Bowie’s coverage, Anthony explores some other reasons for this brain drain.
A shortage of data professionals with suitable experience to run large financial firms’ data organizations could drive firms to completely outsource the management and administration of their third-largest expense.
Regulatory developments and startups gaining some ground may—one day—threaten the incumbent providers in this space.
Though APIs have been around for a while, some financial institutions only consume 5% of them. To help better manage APIs, firms need to be aware of what they want to achieve with the APIs they create and use.
The concept of a “golden copy” is well established. But what happens when buy-side firms want to differentiate themselves by launching new services, only to find themselves maintaining multiple “single” sources of data—or worse, none at all?
A wave of regulatory reviews is renewing interest in unified data repositories. But Josephine says a centralized utility for trade reporting is never going to happen.
As funding for startups and young companies dries up due to inflation and rising interest rates, Anthony looks at some of the vendors that have received monetary infusions this year to see if there are any patterns to be gleaned.