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ANNA Service Bureau Migrates to Cloud as Part of Enhancement and Modernisation Programme

The Association of National Numbering Agencies (ANNA) has improved and modernised the ANNA Service Bureau (ASB). Key changes include the migration of the platform to a cloud-based infrastructure, a new user interface with an integrated data quality dashboard, a data challenge ticketing system, and enhanced search and download capabilities. Additional data elements related to the…

Manco.Paris Partners with Jump Technology to Offer Managed Front-to-Back Platform for Investment Managers

Manco.Paris, a regulated French Management Company (ManCo) has partnered with Paris-based software vendor Jump Technology, to provide institutional investors with real-time access to their portfolios. The capability – based on Jump Technology’s web-based front-to-back solution – will be offered as part of Manco.Paris’s full range of services, including UCITS or AIFM fund hosting, operational management,…

Northern Trust Invests in Essentia Analytics to Optimise Decision Support with Behavioural Science Capabilities

Northern Trust has taken a minority equity stake in behavioural data analytics vendor Essentia Analytics. The deal means that Essentia Analytics’ cloud-based solution, which brings together historical data and behavioural science to identify and address biases that impact investment performance, will be offered through the Northern Trust Whole Office platform, which facilitates client access to…

Lack of Reporting Holds Back Efficient Data Services, Campaign Says

ESG data providers are being prevented from fully servicing the needs of their investor customers by a lack of sustainability information being freely given by companies, according to a campaigning economist. Eoin Fahy, Head of Responsible Investing and Chief Economist at KBI Global Investors is among 11 signatories of a letter sent to UK minister…

Arabesque Releases AI Powered Asset Management Solution AutoCIO

Arabesque has released AutoCIO, an AI powered asset management solution that can generate and operate millions of customised and sustainable active equity investment strategies. Developed by Arabesque AI, part of the Arabesque Group that also includes Arabesque Asset Management, the solution enables asset managers and investment professionals to configure and build customised active strategies that…

ICE Benchmark Administration Adds ICE Risk Free Rate Indexes for US Dollar, Euro and Japanese Yen

ICE Benchmark Administration has introduced ICE Risk Free Rate (RFR) Indexes in US Dollar (SOFR), Euro (€STR) and Japanese Yen (TONA). The indexes will be used to replace LIBOR rates and include ICE SONIA Indexes for GBP Sterling that the company released in April 2021. “Expanding the ICE Indexes to cover GBP, USD, EUR and…

Data an Obstacle to Banks’ ESG Reporting, Says Acin

Banks and asset managers are failing to deal with climate risks adequately, according to a survey whose authors said a lack of “true, fair, accurate, honest and comprehensive” data was partly responsible. Risk and control data standards provider Acin said only 19 per cent of 63 global organisations surveyed on their preparedness to meet climate-related…

Video: Panel Discusses Leveraging Data Science and AI, NLP and Machine Learning for Insight

Watch this playback video from ESG Briefing Virtual, with expert speakers: Moderator: Mark Davies, Partner, Element 22 Priyank Patwa, Director of M&G Labs, M&G Vincent Orti, Head of Data Solutions, Liontrust Asset Management Graham Taylor, ESG Data Science Lead, Data Insights Unit, Schroders Tanya Seajay, CEO & Founder, Orenda, a SIX company Do you enjoy…

Video: Panel Addresses ESG Data and Reporting Challenges

Watch this expert panel discussion from ESG Briefing Virtual featuring: Moderator: Navin Rauniar, Partner, TCS & MD, PRMIA UK Steering Committee Hany Choueiri, Chief Data Officer, Aldermore Bank Lynn Watts, Head of Data Governance, Royal London Asset Management Philip Miller, Co-CEO and Co-Founder, Solidatus Fraser Hall, Global Product Manager – FinReg, Adenza Do you enjoy…

The Data Struggle is Real

By Tom McHugh, CEO and Co-founder, FINBOURNE Technology. I recently headlined a session at this year’s InvestOps Connect event, where we talked at length about the data struggle. I’ve been in this industry for longer than I’d like to admit and the fact that we’re still talking about data challenges in 2021 is an unfortunate…