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Style Analytics Adds Sustainalytics ESG Data to Analyse Climate Related Portfolio Risk

Interest in financial stability and provision of environmental, social and governance (ESG) data continues to rise with Style Analytics, a provider of factor-based portfolio and market analytical tools for investment professionals, expanding its ESG factor analysis tool with the addition of carbon risk ratings and emissions data from Sustainalytics, a dedicated provider of ESG research,…

Are We Nearly There Yet? Gearing Up for DMS London 2020

With less than two months to go until the A-Team Group Data Management Summit 2020 in London, anticipation is mounting and preparations are finalising for what looks to be our biggest and best event yet. Join us as we take a sneak peek at the hot topics, key trends, big names and new innovations that…

FCA Renews Data Strategy

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has renewed its data strategy published in 2013, taking into account the evolution of technology and aiming to transform how it works. The new strategy will be delivered over five years and is designed to make the FCA smarter in the way it uses data and advanced analytics so that…

2020 – the Year of Artificial Intelligence

The critical need to improve data quality and data management across capital markets will continue to escalate through 2020 as firms delve deeper into digital transformation, regulators demand more granular and ad hoc compliance data, and businesses look for much needed new business opportunities. These use cases of data management are high on the agenda…

SteelEye Extends Reach with Office in Paris

SteelEye, a compliance technology and data analytics firm, has taken the next step in its international expansion with the opening of an office in Paris. The office supports SteelEye’s rapid growth and positions the company closer to regulated financial markets in France, as well as the Benelux region, Switzerland and many of its existing clients….

How Machine Learning is Changing Data Management and Investment Processes for Active Managers

By Martijn Groot, Vice President of Marketing and Strategy, Asset Control. Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning techniques are finding their way into financial services. Ranging from operational efficiencies to more effective detection of fraud and money laundering, firms are embracing techniques that find patterns, learn from them, and can subsequently act on signals coming…

A-Team Group Names Winners of 2019 Data Management Insight Awards

A-Team Group has announced the winners of its 2019 Data Management Insight Awards. The annual awards, now in their seventh year, are designed to recognise leading providers of data management solutions, services and consultancy to capital markets participants. See the full list of winners here. The awards were hosted by Andrew Delaney, chief content officer…

Siren Sets Plans for Investigative Intelligence Platform Following $10 Million Funding

Siren will invest in the development of its investigative intelligence platform and its geographic reach following receipt of $10 million in Series A funding. John Randles, CEO at the Galway, Ireland based company, says the focus will be on the platform’s ease of use, integration and sources of data that can be managed. Siren’s geographic…

How to Turn Data Management Challenges of Benchmark Reform into Opportunities for New Analytics

The switch from Libor to new benchmarks under the EU’s Benchmarks Regulation presents a huge data management challenge, but also an opportunity to digitise contracts and analyse client relationships. The regulation was passed in December 2015 in the wake of the Libor scandal, and its deadline is December 31, 2021, when Libor will cease to…

S&P Global Market Intelligence Adds Textual Data Analytics to Xpressfeed

S&P Global Market Intelligence has added Textual Data Analytics (TDA), which applies natural language processing (NLP) to unstructured data and generates sentiment scores and behavioural metrics based on company transcripts, to Xpressfeed. The textual data analytics provide alternative datasets to support investment decisions and add to machine readable transcripts already available through Xpressfeed. The TDA…