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EDM Council Reconvenes To Review Research

After a seemingly long period of silence, the Enterprise Data Management (EDM) Council reconvened to discuss progress in a meeting held by its new Executive Advisory Board (EAB). Still in the ‘research’ phase, the group has come to some conclusions on potential initiatives to focus on, and hopefully will now progress to the ‘action’ phase….

Goldensource Powers IBM’s Back Office Services as Part of Revitalisation Program

Lending credence to its ‘Powered by’ concept, Goldensource has secured IBM Canada as a client for its data management platform to underpin IBM’s back office processing software. IBM’s Securities Industry Service (SIS) division will be using the platform to support its range of brokerage processing applications and services as it kicks off its ‘Revitalisation Program’,…

Standard Terminology Still Eludes the Reference Data Business

Reference data – it’s all about the enterprise… or is it? According to some it’s now all about centralisation. CDM – or centralised data management – is now emerging as the new term to compete with EDM – enterprise data management. And why? Commercial interests of course, getting in the way of what was an…

TheMuniCenter Picks FT Interactive Data For Reference Data

TheMuniCenter will utilize FT Interactive Data’s Securities Information Retrieval Service (SIRS) as the primary source of reference data for its electronic fixed income trading marketplace. Clients of TheMuniCenter will now be able to access a wide range of fixed income securities, including U.S. government, municipal and corporate bonds. The new service will also be leveraged…

Soliton Adds Capital IQ for Joho Capital

Data management provider Soliton has added company financial data from Capital IQ to its TimeSquare platform implementation at New York-based hedge fund Joho Capital. Capital IQ, now owned by Standard & Poor’s, combines private and public capital market data and technology. Its reported and adjusted company financial data has been integrated by Soliton’s TimeSquare into…

Wachovia Expands Use of AC Plus To Boost Risk Data Quality

Wachovia Corp. has once again expanded its use of Asset Control’s AC Plus data management platform to boost the capabilities of its internal risk management function. Wachovia originally implemented AC Plus in its risk management operation in 2004 (Reference Data Review, January 2005) and subsequently extended its use to other areas of the enterprise as…

Reuters’ Reference Feed Sales Hit $100m Annually As FTID Posts $90m in Revenues for 1st Period

Reuters’ annual revenue run rate for reference data feeds is approaching $100 million. The figure represents a quadrupling of $25 million annualized sales rate of a couple of years ago. While Reuters doesn’t officially break out figures for its reference feed business – instead including the data within its enterprise information segment, which also includes…

Mondas Rolls Out Radica CAPS for First Global Asset Management Client

Mondas PLC has delivered the latest version of its flagship product Radica CAPS, launched in December 2005, to one of its global asset management clients. The undisclosed client will be implementing the corporate actions solution to enable two of its centres to share common event data. Legal entity filtering ensures that each centre is only…

Reuters Launches DataScope Select in the Asia Pacific Region

Reuters has launched DataScope Select in the Asia Pacific region. The service, already available in Europe and North America, provides a cross-asset view of Reuters pricing and reference data on an intraday, real-time, delayed and/or end-of-day basis via a single data source, and allows customers to select and pay for only the data they need.

AIM Software Secures ODL Securities as Client

Austrian reference data management provider AIM Software has secured London-based ODL Securities Ltd. as a client for its Gain platform. ODL Securities will be using the platform for integration of price, static and corporate actions data provided by FT Interactive Data’s FTS ExShare product into its Oracle-based infrastructure. The integration, which took four weeks, has…