Predata, a provider of predictive analytics for geopolitical risk, has released a suite of signals for US equities. The signals quantify online attention to each of the 11 S&P equity sectors, as well as constituent companies and macro themes within sectors. Predata provides signals for asset classes including FX and commodities, but this is its first offering for US equities. Customers can use the out-of-the box signals to inform their perspective on equity sectors, from a macro view of sector themes down to a single company. The Predata platform applies machine learning to transform web traffic data into real-world insights.
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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....
By Martijn Groot, Vice President of Marketing and Strategy at Asset Control. Alternative and unstructured data is rapidly going mainstream. In a recent survey conducted by Adox Research for Asset Control, more than a third of respondents from financial institutions (36%) labelled these new types of data as ‘high importance’ drivers for investment. Alternative data...
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.
This special report accompanies a webinar we held on the popular topic of The Practicalities of Working with the Global LEI, discussing the current thinking around best practices for entity identification and data management. You can register here to get immediate access to the Special Report.