IHS Markit has doubled the number of companies covered by its Dividend Forecasting service. The expanded global service covers 28,000 stocks in more than 90 markets, providing up to five years of dividend forecast data for each stock covered and offering index providers, derivatives desks, asset managers and hedge funds with one of the broadest sets of dividend forecasts available. The model underpinning the expanded coverage was developed by the company’s data science team and includes machine learning, statistical modelling and time series analysis techniques that uncover patterns in multiple datasets and enable extended coverage of dividend forecasting.
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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....
Trading infrastructure monitoring and analytics specialist Corvil’s release of the Corvil 9000 analytics appliance builds on the Dublin-based provider’s quest to help trading firms identify new opportunities through the capture and analysis of network traffic and execution performance. Corvil 9000 is a network traffic capture appliance that is able to operate in 40Gbps and 100Gbps...
Now in its 3rd year, the RegTech Summit in London explores how the European financial services industry can leverage technology to drive innovation, cut costs and support regulatory change.
Valuations and pricing teams are facing a much higher degree of scrutiny from both the regulatory community and the investor community in the glare of the post-crisis data transparency spotlight. Fair value price transparency requirements and the gradual move towards a more harmonised accounting standards environment is set within the context of the whole debate...