A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
Financial firms are pushing for a distributed market infrastructure model through efforts like Isda's Common Domain Model and distributed ledger technology.
Many in financial services are trialing artificial intelligence (AI) applications, with projects increasingly sophisticated in methodology and ambition. WatersTechnology, in partnership with SmartStream, recently convened a Chatham House-style discussion…
Anthony Malakian spent several weeks with RBC Capital Markets and OpenFin to see how desktop app interoperability works in motion.
Alternative data holds great promise as a leading indicator of alpha. But in response to firms struggling with the data science aspects of integrating the data, various industry participants are pursuing new initiatives to make it more accessible,…
UBS Asset Management’s data chief sets out his recommendations for using alternative data in the investment process.
The ESG space is growing rapidly and gaining more attention, but one area that has been largely ignored by data providers is that of ESG information specific to fixed-income investors.
Paul Bari’s career has taken him across oceans and continents, but his true north has always been a fascination with mathematics. Now, he’s tackling not only the future of one of Northern Europe’s largest banks, but its employees, too
The cloud-based offering allows buy-side clients to manage their interactions with research providers, industry experts and analysts.
A new study finds that while large asset managers are investing in big data analytics and alternative data, it’s a fraught process.
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.
Including support for concept-based cryptocurrency searches in the Selerity Context engine will provide more focused and relevant search results for institutional investors monitoring the crypto markets, officials say.
Problems and bad practices continue to plague Europe's vision of a new transparency regime. An inside look.
To solve the old needle-in-a-haystack problem, Digital Reasoning is developing a tool dubbed Cognition to improve the training process for machine-learning models.
Alternative datasets from Orbital Insight and TellusLabs are now accessible via CME's DataMine online platform.
IMD/IRD Awards 2018
Asset Control has picked Santa Clara, Calif.-based DataStax to power development of new data management services.
Part of Kolstein's responsibilities in New York will be to grow AlphaSense's sales presence in New York, where he is based.
The RMS will help analysts manage and share data relevant to their watchlists from across Sentieo's platform, and their own content sources, as well as proprietary notes.
The vendor is stepping up its search for non-traditional datasets that will give it an edge as firms demand different types of data.
The funding will allow the vendor to almost double its headcount and expand its search platform to new markets and asset classes.
The new functionality will enable firms to load their own datasets into Quandl to apply its search technology to their data.