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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…

Debut Virtual Data Management Summit Highlights Industry Agility

In an extraordinary achievement that attracted over 1,000 delegates and well over 20,000 views, A-Team Group’s debut Virtual Data Management Summit went live last week to showcase the most cutting-edge content from an industry that has shown itself to be both resilient and responsive to the unique challenges presented by the ongoing coronavirus epidemic. Focusing…

Another Win for big xyt as Aquis Exchange Adopts Liquidity Cockpit

Subscription-based pan-European equities exchange Aquis has adopted the Liquidity Cockpit platform from data analytics specialist big xyt to support market structure analytics both internally and for its clients. The Liquidity Cockpit solution captures, normalises, collates and stores trade data at a high level of granularity, applying data science and advanced techniques to execution analytics to deliver…

Life After LIBOR – Keep Calm and Cover Your Contracts

The use of LIBOR is drawing to a close – but will you be a winner or a loser when it comes to dealing with the data management fallout from the transition? The move away from the  world’s most widely-used interbank rate is raising all sorts of data challenges – and with considerable ambiguity remaining…