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Broadridge Integrates Tableau with Investment Management Data Warehouse

Broadridge Financial Solutions has partnered Tableau Software to deliver enhanced analytics and visualisation capabilities to its investment management clients. The partnership integrates the Broadridge investment management data warehouse and Tableau to provide self-service access to individualised analytics, customisable digital reports and interactive dashboards. Eric Bernstein, head of asset management solutions at Broadridge, says: “Actionable data…

Asset Managers Adopt Alternative Data and Advanced Analytics to Generate Alpha

Asset managers are adopting advanced analytics and alternative data to generate alpha and support client acquisition and retention, and business operations. The technology favoured for advanced analytics is machine learning, although natural language processing is also in the picture and smart robotic process automation is in trials. Element22, a boutique data advisory firm, details adoption…

Demand Derivatives Partners GMEX to Deliver Innovative Futures Exchange and Clearing House

Demand Derivatives, a creator of novel derivative instruments, and GMEX Group, a provider of exchange and post-trade technology solutions, are partnering to produce a US regulated futures exchange, RealDemand Board of Trade (RealBOT), and clearing house, RealDemand Clearing (RealClear). The partnership includes GMEX taking a minority equity stake in Demand Derivatives. RealBOT and RealClear are…

Blackstone Closes Deal to Take 55% Stake in Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk Business

Nearly nine months after Thomson Reuters signed a definitive agreement with Blackstone that would give the private equity firm a 55% stake and Thomson Reuters a 45% stake in the company’s financial and risk business, the deal is closed and the business rebranded as Refinitiv. With backing from Blackstone, Refinitiv plans to invest in a…

Data Management Summit Discusses Digitalisation, Technology, Diversity and More!

A-Team Group’s Data Management Summit hit an all-time high in New York City last week with a packed auditorium, buzzing exhibition hall, great line-up of speakers, market leading sponsors and interactive discussion throughout the day on how to deliver the next level of data management and business success. Keynote presentations Suvrat Bansal, head of innovation,…

Get Ready For RegTech

Get ready as the second annual A-Team Group RegTech Summits are fast approaching. Held in both London and New York, 2018 promises to be a bumper year as the aftermath of MiFID II, the upcoming FRTB, the chaos of GDPR and the opacity around CAT (to name just a few) create a raft of questions about the implications…

Bloomberg Eases Data Access and Reduces Costs with Enterprise Access Point

Bloomberg has responded to customer calls for easier access to data with Enterprise Access Point, an online platform that provides normalised reference, pricing, regulatory and historical datasets to Bloomberg data license holders. Following the launch of the platform last week, we caught up with Gerard Francis, global head of enterprise data at Bloomberg, to find…

Kingland Cognitive Engine Turns Unstructured Data into Actionable Information

Have you ever considered how much value is tied up in unstructured data that is difficult to access? What nuggets of useful information could be buried in documents such as company reports? And how you could turn masses of unstructured data into actionable information? If the answer to these questions is yes, and it probably…

Is the Cloud Always on the Horizon?

By Gavin Carey, Head of Enterprise, EMEA, Thomson Reuters Financial & Risk We recently shared the findings of a global survey of 250 senior decision makers at financial firms across the buy- and sell-side. The results were much more bullish than you might expect about how quickly the financial community is planning to adopt cloud when it…

IBM Watson Financial Services: Focus on the First Line of Defence

Banks are spending too much money trying to comply with big-ticket regulations because the tools they are using are not efficient enough. That is the view of IBM Watson Financial Services, which is in the process of expanding its regtech portfolio based on AI and machine learning, and covering governance, risk and compliance (GRC), financial…