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Upcoming Webinar: Data Science & Analytics: Using new tools to help drive business driven analytics (the role of metadata strategy, knowledge graphs, data catalogs and more)

Date: 12 November 2020 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Extracting value from your firm’s data is imperative to stay competitive. Siloed, unstructured and unanalyzed data produces too much information that can burden an organisation’s ability to turn data into business assets. New tools are emerging to give greater transparency into your…

BNY Mellon Launches New Data and Analytics Solutions to Drive Higher Alpha and Cheaper Beta

The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation has adopted three new Data and Analytics Solutions offerings designed to help investment managers better manage their data, improve the success of US-listed fund launches and support the integration of ESG factors into investment portfolios. Data Vault is a cloud-based data and analytics platform that supports the rapid…

Nebula Graph Database Raises $8 Million in Series Pre-A Funding

VEsoft, the developer of the open-source Nebula Graph database, this week successfully closed $8 million in a series pre-A funding round led by Redpoint China Ventures and supported by existing angel investor Matrix Partners China. The funding will be used for additional product development and to bring Nebula Graph to market in North America, Europe,…

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…

There Is No Spoon: Matrix IDM Takes EDM to the Cloud

Matrix IDM, an investment data platform specialising in EDM as SaaS, has had a busy year. With offices in Sydney, London and New York, two major new clients signed up over the past month and over half a trillion dollars now managed on its platform, the start-up has come a long way since its launch…

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…

Singapore Introduces ‘Fairness Metrics’ for AI Adoption

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced today that the first phase of its Veritas initiative – a framework for financial institutions to promote the responsible adoption of Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics (AIDA) – will commence with the development of fairness metrics in credit risk scoring and customer marketing. The 25-member consortium will publish a white…

Basel IV FRTB Changes Leave Financial Institutions Asking: How Do You Spell Difficult? “F-R-T-B”

By Mahim Mehra, Senior Risk Advisor, AxiomSL. With the original introduction of the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB), the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) completely rewrote the rules used to determine how much capital financial institutions must hold in order to adequately capitalize their exposure to market risk. The previous FRTB changes…

Arria NLG Collaborates with BNY Mellon on Natural Language Technology

Arria NLG, a New York-based provider of Natural Language Generation (NLG) technology, has entered into a collaboration with BNY Mellon to help asset managers and asset owners transform their data into actionable analytics. Arria’s NLG capability, a form of artificial intelligence, is based on advanced computational linguistics and algorithms, which can automatically and instantly turn…

NatWest Markets Chooses Dataiku’s Data Science and Machine Learning Platform

Dataiku, an enterprise AI and machine learning platform headquartered in New York, has entered into a partnership with NatWest Markets, the investment banking arm of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group. Under the agreement, Dataiku will provide NatWest Markets with self-service analytics and automated machine learning. NatWest Markets has already developed digital self-service applications covering…