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TRG Screen Combines and Enhances FITS and INFOmatch Capabilities to Deliver Optimize Spend

TRG Screen has added Optimize Spend to the Optimize platform it introduced late last year. The first solution on the platform, Optimize Spend combines, extends and enhances the best of TRG’s FITS and Screen’s INFOmatch, which TRG acquired in 2018, to offer a best-of-breed market data and subscription spend management solution. Further additions to the…

A-Team Group ESG Handbook 2021 Details Environmental, Social and Governance Investing and Disclosure

A-Team Group has expanded its portfolio of industry-leading publications with the release of ESG Handbook 2021, a guide to Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing, disclosure, and product development. The handbook offers capital markets participants, data vendors and solutions providers extensive coverage of all elements of ESG, from an initial definition and note on why…

Alveo Integrates ULTUMUS Index and ETF Managed Data Service with Prime

Alveo and ULTUMUS, an exchange-traded fund (ETF) specialist, have partnered to bring together Alveo’s data mastering solution, Prime, and ULTUMUS’s global ETF and index managed data service. The partnership aims to enable Alveo customers to integrate index and ETF information more quickly, and allow ULTUMUS’s clients to enhance their data mastering and data integration capabilities….

Trustworthy AI in Capital Markets

By Shameek Kundu, head of Financial Services at TruEra. The use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is growing in capital markets. But the sector has work to do to capitalise on investment made, and this starts with making AI and machine learning (ML) models robust, transparent and fully accountable. Ensuring AI quality will be critical to…

LGT Capital Partners Selects SimCorp to Advance Digitisation and Support Global Scale and Growth

LGT Capital Partners, a global specialist in alternative investing with US$75 billion assets under management, has signed an agreement with SimCorp to advance digitisation of its investment operations and support global scale and growth. The contract has a committed average annual value of €2 million and covers the use of SimCorp’s cloud-based investment management platform,…

Bracing for More Change in Trade Reporting

By Mark Steadman, Executive Director, Head of DTCC Report Hub Services. In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, regulations governing the reporting of transactions across key asset classes have been implemented in major jurisdictions around the world. This complex thicket of rules is set to become even more complicated and costly for firms’ as…

BMO GAM Adopts Nice to Monitor WFH Staff Comms

BMO Global Asset Management (BMO GAM) is addressing the need for communications recording of staff working from home (WFH) through the deployment of Nice’s Cloud Compliance Recording solution for Microsoft Teams. The Nice implementation will allow BMO GAM – part of Canada’s BMO Financial Group – to meet certain regulatory requirements around recording omnichannel communications…

The Capital Markets Enterprise 2021: Digitalizing for Competitive Advantage

By Nathan Snyder, Head of Banking and Capital Markets Consulting, DXC Luxoft. Many financial institutions find themselves at a crossroads as they take stock of concerns about their ongoing financial viability. As they attempt to return to some semblance of normal in the wake of the pandemic, many banks need to decide how to respond to the…

Indosuez Wealth Management Automates ETF Trading with Bloomberg Rule Builder

Indosuez Wealth Management, the global wealth management brand of Crédit Agricole Group, has become the first bank to adopt Bloomberg’s Rule Builder for automated ETF trading, following a pilot testing period. Rule Builder is a trade automation solution that covers fixed income, FX, equities, futures, and now ETFs. The system is designed to help traders…

AxiomSL Integrates ESG and Financial Reference Data to Automate Sustainability Reporting

AxiomSL has released an Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) solution designed to automate compliance with sustainability and social impact reporting requirements being developed by the European Banking Authority (EBA), the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) and other regulatory bodies. The solution standardises the process of integrating ESG data attributes, such as counterparty exposures, climate…