3d innovations (3di) has launched version 6 of its vendor analysis tool Profiler, a web-based tool that provides comparative and benchmarking information on market and reference data services, and associated technologies. Version 6 provides an enriched catalogue of alternative data vendors covering multiple industries beyond financial services and delivering unique datasets from non-traditional sources that give traders, asset and wealth managers, and brokers a potential investment edge. 3di developed version 6 in response to client need to derive new insights and expects to cover up to 1,000 alternative data vendors by 2020.
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Alternative data is emerging as a key component of buy-side firms’ efforts to seek out new investment opportunities, for many filling the gap left by the unbundling of sell-side research from execution. By tapping into unique, non-traditional data sets, hedge funds and quantitative fund managers hope to exploit unfound opportunities before they hit the mainstream....
A year on from MiFID II go live and the fall out is still being felt with investment firms adjusting to research unbundling, trading organisations struggling to achieve complete communications surveillance, and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) requiring ad hoc reports. It is also time to move on, set a data first strategy, industrialise the...
The TradingTech Summit is aimed at senior-level decision makers in trading technology, electronic execution, trading architecture and explores progress trading firms are making towards digital transformation initiatives and how they are using high performance technologies to gain an edge in the current regulatory environment.
The Global LEI System – or GLEIS – has been in development since the middle of last year. Development has been patchy at times, but much has been done, leaving fewer outstanding issues, but also raising new questions. What’s emerging is a structure for the GLEIS going forward, complete with a mechanism for registering and...