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Upcoming Webinar: How Financial Institutions can adjust to working in the New Normal

Date: 8 September 2020 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET The very sudden impact of Covid-19 and resultant shutdown of physical sites has stress-tested financial institutions and vendors to their limits. Now banks and firms are slowly starting to re-open offices. But what will the new normal look like and what steps…

ESMA Affirms Importance of Data-Driven Strategy for EU Digital Finance Initiative

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the EU’s securities markets regulator, has submitted a response to the European Commission’s (EC) consultation on a new digital finance strategy for the European Union (EU), in which it reiterates the crucial importance of a data-driven financial services sector. Benefits of digitalisation, according to ESMA, would include increased speed,…

Volker’s Rules: What’s the Current Deal with Exchange Data Fees?

By Volker Lainer, VP Product Management, GoldenSource. Last week, the SEC and the US Justice department dotted the i’s and cross the t’s on an agreement that will lead to greater scrutiny of the fees charged by stock exchanges for market data. The move represents the latest attempt to try and resolve a long running…

Goldman Sachs Invests in Data Security with $50m jSonar Stake

Database security platform jSonar has closed a $50 million investment from Goldman Sachs in its first institutional round of funding. The firm focuses on managing database risk, which has historically been plagued by high costs and output, often limited to a basic set of compliance reports. With the adoption of the cloud and the dynamic landscape of…

FIS Launches New Data Analytics Platform for Wealth Managers

Florida-based Fortune 500 FinTech firm FIS Global has launched a new platform to provide wealth managers with data and insights, helping them to automate key manual processes and utilise data analytics to meet customer requirements. FIS Unity uses APIs to provide an integrated, 360 degree view of assets across multiple providers, with the addition of…

Finantix Partners with Capita Consulting on Digital Solutions

The Finantix Product Suite is a modular, API-driven suite of products that can be integrated with existing IT systems. Capita Consulting will become a Finantix certified strategic implementation partner in the UK. In this role Capita Consulting will help clients in the private banking and wealth management sectors design and launch a Finantix platform tailored…

SIX Extends DocHub Platform Reach through Finnova

Swiss financial data specialist SIX today made its Regulatory Document Hub (DocHub) available as to the wider Swiss financial market for the first time through Finnova, a Swiss provider of software and services. DocHub is a fully automated platform that connects product manufacturers with distributors to ensure Key Information Documents (KIDs) and other regulatory documents…

S&P Creates One Stop Data Shop with New Global Marketplace

Earlier this month, S&P Global took a major step forward with the launch of its Global Marketplace, a new data platform that combines a broad catalogue of datasets including both proprietary S&P Global content and third-party alternative data options. “This is an opportunity to bring it all together, and to make it easy for clients…

Bloomberg Upgrades Enterprise Access Point to Enhance Data Efficiency

Bloomberg has announced major upgrades to its Enterprise Access Point, the firm’s ready-to-use data website, in order to make data more accessible, discoverable and self-service, as well as simplify data integration. A new self-service marketplace allows clients to access Data License content with click to purchase functionality, while the Dataset Creator offers a new tool…

New Managed Data Service from Bloomberg Opens up Enterprise-Wide Access

Bloomberg has launched a new managed service, Data License Plus (DL+), to aggregate a client’s Bloomberg data into a single dataset, enabling users to explore and interact with it through a web-based user interface. The new service aims to make DL data easier to access throughout the enterprise, while reducing the need for data processing….