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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…

Screen Upgrades INFOmatch Index Licensing Module to Boost Transparency, Control

Screen INFOmatch is planning to release an upgraded version of its eponymous market data inventory system that supports cost and contract management in mid-December. The new version will focus on index licensing with the provision of tools for improved management and increased transparency. Peter Fruitema, CEO of Screen Group, a financial services solutions company that…

Stop Press: S&P Capital IQ Swoops on CMA for European Valuations Data

S&P Capital IQ has struck again, continuing its buying spree with the purchase of London-based Credit Market Analysis Ltd., the valuations data subsidiary of CME Group. The acquisition plugs a gap in S&P Capital IQ’s valuations coverage, which will now include CMA’s speciality areas of structured finance and over-the-counter derivatives pricing. S&P Capital IQ’s traditional…

PolarLake Proposes SOA and Semantics for Big Data Management

PolarLake has responded to market – and regulator – demand for a real-time consolidated view of trade, position, reference and client data that can inform operational efficiency, risk management and compliance with a virtualised data warehouse solution based on service-oriented architecture (SOA) and semantic technologies. The virtualised data warehouse plays into not only risk and…

RIMES to Unveil Investit Survey Findings in Upcoming Webinar

According to a new study commissioned by RIMES Technologies and conducted by independent research firm Investit, there is an ever increasing demand for additional index and benchmark data as nearly three out of four (72%) global investment management organizations indicated they expect to see an increase in their usage in the coming year. In fact,…