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A-Team Group Announces Winners of its 2019 TradingTech Insight North America Awards

Congratulations to the winners of A-Team Group’s 2019 TradingTech Insight (TTI) North America Awards. The awards were celebrated during a lively drinks reception hosted by A-Team president and chief content officer Andrew Delaney after the close of the company’s TradingTech Summit in New York City on June 11, 2019. The awards recognise excellence in trading…

ULTUMUS Hires Femi Orangun

ULTUMUS, a provider of data creation, management and distribution services for index and ETF products, has hired industry veteran Femi Orangun. Orangun joins the company from DeltaOne Solutions, part of IHS Markit, and takes on the role of solutions architect with a remit to assist development of the ULTUMUS data platform and production of advanced…

London Stock Exchange Acquires Beyond Ratings

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) has acquired Beyond Ratings, a provider of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) data for fixed income, as part of continued investment in its Information Services business, which includes FTSE Russell. The acquisition offers an opportunity for LSEG to build out its multi-asset data and analytics capabilities by commercialising Beyond Ratings’…

FTSE Russell Works with DAR Data Services on Indicative Digital Assets Index

FTSE Russell is working with DAR Data Services (DAR) to introduce an indicative FTSE Digital Assets Index. The index will be used to evaluate and test a benchmark for the most actively traded digital assets, and is designed to help the establishment of industry standards and transparency in the digital assets market. The indicative index,…

TradingTech Summit Discusses Brexit, Market Complexity, Innovation, and More!

A-Team Group’s first TradingTech Summit under the TradingTech Insight brand got off to a great start with Beate Born, executive director of risk and regulatory management at UBS Wealth Management, providing an inspirational industry keynote on the outlook for risk, regulation and sustainability in 2019. The presentation not only set the scene for the summit,…

TradingTech Insight – Everything you Need to Know to Build the Best Trading Environment

Welcome to TradingTech Insight (TTI), a dedicated section of A-Team Group’s exciting new A-Team Insight website with a mission to keep you up date with all that’s new in trading technology, give you exclusive insights into hot topics, and provide you with information that will add value to your work. TradingTech Insight leverages A-Team’s trading…

FTSE Russell and Refinitiv Extend Partnership Providing Fixed Income Data, Analytics and Indexes

FTSE Russell is set to broaden the scope of Refinitiv datasets used in its fixed income indexes and analytic tools. The decision was made after a supplier review and will combine Refinitiv’s expertise in fixed income pricing and terms and conditions, with FTSE Russell’s capabilities in multi-asset indexes and analytics. The extended relationship is expected…

How to Ensure the Integrity of Your Contributions Data

Do you worry about the validity and integrity of the data you contribute either to benchmarks like Libor or indexes, or to markets like the exchange-like Swap Execution Facilities (SEFs)? Or about the quality of the data you are selling to clients? With a marketplace growing in complexity, and more and more rules coming from…

Getting a Grip on Benchmark Contributions

A discussion of the issues surrounding bank-contributed market information for benchmarks and indexes. Recent scandals involving bank-contributed financial information – most notably 2010’s discovery of fraudulent contributions to the widely used the London Inter-Bank Offered Rate (LIBOR) benchmark – have underscored the lack of transparency and lack of control of the rates and prices financial…

A-Team Video with Eccleston on S&P Capital IQ’s Vision for R2, QuantHouse and CMA in 2013 – and Beyond

Lou Eccleston, President of S&P Capital IQ, talks to A-Team’s Andrew Delaney about the company’s recent spate of corporate acquisitions, which saw the addition of risk specialist R2, ultra low-latency data provider QuantHouse and OTC derivatives valuations provider CMA. Eccleston explains the rationale behind each of the transactions, and presents his vision for combining the three…