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....
A recent report from regulatory compliance platform provider Cappitech offers a window on how firms are complying with best execution requirements under Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) by slicing and dicing the MiFID II RTS 28 data that EU-based financial services firms were required to submit to EU regulators in April of...
The TradingTech Summit in London brings together European senior-level decision makers in trading technology, electronic execution and trading architecture to discuss how firms can use high performance technologies to optimise trading in the new regulatory environment.
The on-site data management model is broken. Resources have been squeezed to breaking point. The industry needs a new operating model if it is truly to do more with less. Can hosted/managed services provide the answer? Can the marketplace really create and maintain a utility-based approach to reference data management? And if so, how can...