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Saxo Bank and Brown Advisory Cooperate to Offer Ethical Stocks to SaxoSelect Clients

Saxo Bank, a fintech focused on multi-asset trading and investment, and Brown Advisory, a global investment manager with a history in sustainable investing, have cooperated to add a digital investment portfolio, Ethical Selection, to the SaxoSelect universe. The portfolio offers a cost-effective way to invest in a sustainable, all-cap, 30-40 stock portfolio comprising US listed…

Data Lineage is One of the Most Opportunistic Solutions for Financial Firms

Data lineage is a hot topic, but just how hot and what should you be doing to ensure you get it right at your organisation? How can you ensure it delivers return on investment and is, indeed, an opportunistic solution? A recent A-Team Group webinar answered these questions and more, underlining the importance of data…

A-Team Group Data Management Summit Takes Industry by Storm

This year’s London Data Management Summit was a resounding success, answering the questions of hundreds of market participants working to transform, digitalise and innovate their approach to data management and drive value out of data. It touched on technologies from knowledge graphs to data standards that can help users achieve these goals, and provided actionable…

New York Equity Manager Pzena Investment Management Selects IHS Markit EDM

Pzena Investment Management, a $37 billion equity manager based in New York, has signed up to use IHS Markit’s Enterprise Data Management (EDM) solution to master securities and issuers. In future, it also plans to use the solution as a data hub for prices, accounts and other entities. IHS Markit EDM will validate data from…

MarkLogic Suggests Data-Driven Strategies for Asset And Wealth Managers

Asset and wealth managers challenged by changes in the market are beginning to take a data-driven approach to transforming products, operations and their companies. The challenges they face include a rise in investment fund flows into passive funds, making money in a changing environment, an increase in regulation following the implementation of Markets in Financial…

Legal & General Data Scientist Details How to Drive Insight, Value and Disruption out of Data

Delivering data driven disruption, innovation and business transformation across a large organisation containing numerous businesses is no mean feat, but it can be done by creating a data strategy and story that appeals to each business and taking an enabling rather than dictatorial approach. Just five months into his role as director, group data sciences,…

Tom Raptis Joins Reformis from Refinitiv

Tom Raptis, a former senior consultant at Refinitiv and previously with Thomson Reuters for seven years, has joined Reformis, a business and technology consultancy for the buy-side that specialises in data management, trading platform optimisation, and regulatory and client reporting. Raptis joined Reformis today as a senior consultant based in London. He brings data management…

ECB’s Francis Gross Makes the Case for Data Standardisation and Shared Data Infrastructure

Technology has added complexity to capital markets, shifted the human-machine interface,  and will soon provide automation beyond human understanding. It could also go wrong and cause an unplanned and unwanted crisis on a scale far larger and more damaging than the 2008 crisis. Countering this criticality and ‘the data mess that is getting worse all…

Broadridge Sets 2019 Targets to Tackle the Challenges Faced by Asset Managers

Asset management will be characterised throughout 2019 by regulatory scrutiny, an ongoing squeeze on fees, and competition that has never been higher. To find out how asset managers are coping post-MiFID II and what strategies they are pursuing, we talked to Eric Bernstein, head of Broadridge Financial Solutions’ asset management business and a champion of…

Asset Control 2019 Roadmap Advances ACX NoSQL Platform, Adds Data Lineage and Managed Services

Asset Control is gaining traction with the ACX cloud-based data delivery, storage and analytics platform it released late last year to manage increasing data volumes, reduce infrastructure costs, and provide business and technical users access to data exploration. On the sell-side, clients are using the platform for market risk applications including compliance with Fundamental Review…