BattleFin, provider of an alternative data marketplace, has partnered Refinitiv to bring fundamental and reference data to its Ensemble platform. Alternative datasets within Ensemble’s platform will be mapped to Refinitiv’s identifiers, including PermID, to provide a holistic data workflow, helping investors, analysts and data scientists find alpha and new investment strategies. Refinitiv’s desktop research platform Eikon will also integrate workflow tools with Ensemble to improve data discovery for analysts and portfolio managers. Refinitiv customers will be able to access alternative datasets across Refinitiv’s data platforms, including quantitative data management platform QA Direct in the Cloud.
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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....
Thasos, an alternative data intelligence firm that transforms location data into actionable insights, has released a real-time foot traffic product, QStreams. The product has been developed specifically for quantitative hedge funds and is in beta testing. QStreams is a superset of Thasos products, providing subscribers with daily customer visitation and other fundamental metrics for every...
Now in its 3rd year, the RegTech Summit in NYC explores how the North American financial services industry can leverage technology to drive innovation, cut costs and support regulatory change.
Entity data management has historically been a rather overlooked area of the reference data landscape, but with the increase focus on managing risk, the industry is finally taking notice. It is now generally agreed to be critical to every financial institution; although the rewards for investment in entity data management appear to be rather small,...