https://martechseries.com/analytics/data-management-platforms/sp-global-market-intelligence-launches-textual-data-analytics-xpressfeed/ S&P Global Market Intelligence announced the launch of Textual Data Analytics (TDA), a sophisticated new data offering which applies Natural Language Processing to generate sentiment scores and behavioral metrics based on company transcripts
https://tabbforum.com/opinions/buy-side-trend-watch-harnessing-alpha-with-innovation/ Wayne Curry - Bespoke dashboards that mingle internal and financial data, visualize ideas, and share the results across the firm can also enhance the scalability and productivity of the idea generation process. This strategy boosts capabilities and delivers transparency more efficiently.
PitchBook and RSRCHXchange to Create Comprehensive Marketplace for Private and Public Financial Research
https://www.fintech.finance/01-news/pitchbook-and-rsrchxchange-to-create-comprehensive-marketplace-for-private-and-public-financial-research/ RSRCHXchange’s virtual library will be accessible through PitchBook’s Research Center, which includes PitchBook’s best-in-class research on private asset classes and emerging technology sectors as well as Morningstar equity research. Together, PitchBook and RSRCHXchange will create one of the most comprehensive online research marketplaces covering both the private and public financial markets. Additionally, this integration enables RSRCHXchange providers to easily extend their reach to a large and growing private market client base leveraging their existing research feed, access controls and intellectual property protection.
https://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk/2019/10/01/279120/intercontinental-exchange-and-msci-expand-relationship Lynn Martin - “With this expansion, MSCI will license and integrate ICE Data Services’ market leading fixed income pricing and reference data into MSCI’s products and services,” says Diana Tidd, Head of Index at MSCI. “MSCI and ICE have developed a strong relationship over the past decade, and we look forward to providing our clients with more access to ESG and fixed income data and tools.”
https://seekingalpha.com/article/4294072-factset-attractive-business-model-unattractive-price?source=feed_all_articles Steven Chen - FactSet primarily derives its revenue from subscriptions to products and professional services such as workstations, analytics, enterprise data, research management, and trade execution. This business model is attractive from multiple perspectives - it provides highly predictable sales streams, strong cash generation, economic moat, and high scalability.
Delivering Algo Performance, Regulatory Conformance and System Integrity Through Enhanced Market Replication
https://tabbforum.com/opinions/delivering-algo-performance-regulatory-conformance-and-system-integrity-through-enhanced- Iain Greer - Firms need to fully embrace realistic market solutions, provide differentiation from fragmented and limited market simulation environments, and adopt solutions which allow them to quickly and efficiently represent: The different trading strategies of market participants, such as high-frequency traders (HFT), investment managers or competing executions desks The micro-structure of exchanges, including the execution policies, order types, speed bumps or auction rules. The latency and locations of different exchanges or execution venues. The bank’s own internal infrastructure, including smart-order routers, circuit breakers, client on-boarding, and trade processing critical to success. An unlimited number of future scenarios, including regulators’ stress tests, and measure their impact in a safe, virtual environment.
https://tabbforum.com/opinions/new-and-improved-algorithms-empower-the-buy-side/ Larry Tabb - As a result, brokers are re-investing in their infrastructure and trying to leverage new technologies and data science to make their trading algorithms better, more efficient and more effective.
https://tabbforum.com/opinions/survival-of-the-fittest-modernizing-capital-markets-infrastructure/ Monica Summerville - While financial institutions have invested billions of dollars, pounds and euros on implementing once-state-of-the-art systems, demands from both regulators and clients for ever-greater transparency into data and its analysis can mean tenfold increases – or more – in the amount of data generated. In addition, relying on “start of the day” or “end of day” data often is no longer acceptable. Instead, more functions are requiring near- or fully real-time access to data and analytics, which compounds the data architecture challenge.
https://www.catnmsplan.com/faq/index.html CAT REPORTING TIMELINES Last Updated: September 10, 2019 Phase Firm Type Event Date 2a Equities Large Industry Members and Small Industry Members that are OATS Reporters Test Environment opens for file submission and data integrity validations December 16, 2019
https://business.financialpost.com/pmn/press-releases-pmn/business-wire-news-releases-pmn/msci-to-strengthen-climate-risk-capability-with-acquisition-of-carbon-delta Business Wire - Founded in 2015, Carbon Delta is a global leader for climate change scenario analysis. Together, MSCI and Carbon Delta will create an extensive climate risk assessment and reporting offering for the institutional market, providing global investors with solutions to help them better understand the impact of climate change on their investment portfolios and comply with mandatory and voluntary climate risk disclosure initiatives and requirements.