TradingTech Insight Alternative Data The latest content from across the platform

Quandl Offers Alternative Data Designed to Improve Trading Decisions

Quandl, a Toronto based data provider, is pushing into the provision of alternative datasets that can be used by banks and hedge funds to make better trading decisions. The company works with partners to gather alternative data and sells it at a relatively high price to a limited number of firms. The company started a…

Rainier Investment Management Selects Charles River as Data Source

Rainier Investment Management is delivering improved and more timely data to its portfolio managers and traders as a result of switching its data source from an incumbent supplier to the Charles River data service and upgrading its implementation of the Charles River investment management solution (IMS). The employee owned, Seattle-based investment bank went live with…

Does the European Commission’s Ruling on S&P Regarding ISIN Pricing go Far Enough?

Some corners of the industry are not convinced that the European Commission’s recent ruling on Standard & Poor’s ISIN pricing commitments goes far enough, as evidenced by comments made by a number of industry associations including the European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA) and the UK-based Information Provider User Group (IPUG) last week (see…

AIM Software and Italian Partner Implement GAIN at Arner Bank

Lugano, Switzerland-based Arner Bank is implementing AIM Software’s data management environment GAIN for the integration of price, static and corporate actions data provided by Bloomberg and Telekurs Financial. The project is slated for completion in September, with go-live planned for October. Arner Bank is implementing GAIN in conjunction with Galileo – the Security Master File,…