The firm developed a short-term data strategy to avoid the use of unreliable data and better understand the effects of the pandemic on the market as it evolves.
The financial information giant launched a recent blueprint, Covid-19 Timelapse, a dashboard that tracks the pandemic's impact on individuals, industries, and regions.
About two dozen Refinitiv clients have early access to the tool.
Sanjna Parasrampuria, head of Refinitiv Labs in Asia discusses the technology behind sifting through unstructured data.
Experts from UBS, Unigestion, MIT and QuantConnect discuss the need for nowcasting, and what the alt data boom has made possible in trying to navigate today’s crisis.
Firms are investing in new solutions for monitoring the front office in lockdown conditions, but the latest technologies raise concerns about privacy and intrusion.
Execs From UBS AM, Lazard AM, DWS, and East Capital look at incorporating ESG data into their investment practices for more holistic views of risk and opportunity.
The bank’s research business is using artificial intelligence, traditional consumer surveys, and visualization techniques to monitor the impact of Covid-19.
The dashboard, which goes live later this week, is a free online resource that includes tracking how the pandemic is affecting ESG factors.
The evolution of natural language processing is rapidly progressing. Jo Wright takes a look at BERT, one of the more game-changing innovations that is helping to transform the field of machine learning in the capital markets.
Buy-side firms in search of alternative insights to drive returns are turning to sentiment analysis to fine-tune their strategies.
S&P Global Market Intelligence will offer clients new alt datasets from in-house and third parties to be used in conjunction with increased analytics offerings.
The investment bank’s deputy chief digital officer says machines cannot predict markets, as the bank consolidates trading operations and builds an AI trading platform for fixed income and FX.
The new business unit will unify Liquidnet's last three acquisitions: Prattle, RSRCHXchange, and OTAS.
As passive strategies and fee compression cut into active returns, buy-side firms are turning to internally generated data.
The investment manager's move to tackle unstructured data is starting with sell-side analyst reports.
An examination of the ‘data translator’ role and how it can help forward a firm’s data agenda.
Increasingly specialized systems call for increasingly specialized skill sets; talent acquisition and retention remain problematic.
A deep-dive into how capital markets firms are using open-source tools to experiment with machine learning.
The exchange and data provider says purchase of market sentiment index from BAML is a natural next step.
The administrator is looking at how artificial intelligence can be used to extract online sentiment and create customized alternative data services to attract clients.
At Risk Live, executives from Goldman Sachs AM, Societe Generale and Morgan Stanley talked about the benefits and concerns for using alt data.
Machine learning can tell stories from large datasets to drive alpha, say quants.