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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Recorded Webinar: High noon for surveillance: resolving tension between the costs of false positives, challenges of calibration, and compliance
When it comes to trade surveillance, regulators want firms to do their own alert calibration, examine all alerts, and keep auditable records. Firms need to balance the real cost of false positives with the technical challenge and risk of self-calibrating and auto-calibrating, while compliance, IT and vendors have to grapple with the need for defensible...
Tourmaline Partners, which provides trading solutions to buy-side clients on an outsourced basis, has secured a majority investment from private equity firm Copley Equity Partners. The company will use the funds – terms weren’t disclosed – to finance its geographical expansion from bases in Stamford, Conn., London and Sydney, to expand its asset class coverage...
Now in its 4th 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.
Corporate actions has been a popular topic of discussion over the last few months, with the DTCC’s plans for XBRL and ISO interoperability, as well as the launch of Swift’s new self-testing service for corporate actions messaging, STaQS, among others. However, it has not been a good start to the year for many of the...