In an apparent bid to stave off potential competition from the London Stock Exchange’s pending Sedol Masterfile service, the ANNA Service Bureau this month announced it would provide financial instrument listing information related to a security’s official place of listing (OPOL). The link between the ISO’s ISIN identifier and the MIC market identifier is designed to answer calls from industry groups such as the Reference Data Coalition (Redac) and the Reference Data User Group (RDUG) for better identifiers to support cross-border trading. The ASB is operated on behalf of the Association of National Numbering Agencies by Telekurs Financial and Standard & Poor’s CUSIP Service Bureau.
A-Team Insight Blogs
The transition away from LIBOR (London Interbank Offered Rate) is well underway, but there remains considerable ambiguity around how the final stages will be executed – especially with regards to benchmark replacements in markets outside the UK. What are the options, where are the uncertainties and what stage have firms reached in their preparations? The...
A-Team Group’s Data Management Summit USA Virtual Day Two was based on the theme of best practices for data driven strategies in today’s new normal. The day started with an informative live keynote from Arvind Joshi, director of data management at Scotiabank, on how to establish data quality for analytics. This was followed by three...
Regtech Summit Virtual will explore how business and operating models have adapted post COVID and how RegTech can provide agile and enhanced compliance for managing an evolving risk and compliance landscape. As the dust settles, we will look at the outlook for the global RegTech industry, where Regulators are focusing as they get back to business, and deep dive into global regulatory priorities for the rest of the year and into 2021.
Risk and regulatory imperatives are demanding access to the latest portfolio information, placing new pressures on the pricing and valuation function. And the front office increasingly wants up-to-date valuations of hard-to-price securities. These developments are driving a push toward on-demand evaluated pricing capabilities, with pricing teams seeking to provide access to valuations at higher frequency...