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EDI Releases Point in Time Security Reference Feed

Exchange Data International (EDI), a provider of global security corporate actions, pricing and reference data services, has released a security reference file feed called PIT (Point In Time). The feed allows clients to track, at a listing level, changes to securities coding and other key security reference data points at any point in time. The…

Refinitiv Shareholders Agree Merger Deal with LSE, David Craig Remains CEO of Refinitiv

Following our review of the London Stock Exchange Group’s (LSEG) proposed acquisition of Refinitiv through a transaction valued at $27 billion, Refinitiv today announced that its shareholders have agreed definitive terms with LSEG on the acquisition. The approval of LSEG shareholders will be sought at a general meeting to be held before the end of…

A Strategic Approach to FRTB Compliance and Broader Risk Data Management

Data management for compliance with Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) regulation has been acknowledged as a significant challenge, but it is not without hope as banks within scope consider how much data they have in-house and what must be sourced externally, build data management platforms to meet FRTB requirements for data consistency across…

DSB Reports Growing Industry Interest in Gaining Added Value from its ISIN Allocation Service

The results of the Derivatives Service Bureau’s (DSB) first industry consultation in 2019 show users of the bureau moving on from initial implementation issues around the DSB ISIN allocation and maintenance service, and expressing growing interest in efficiency and gaining added value from the service. The consultation, now in its third year, closed on June…

Dion Global Releases Corporate Actions Solution

Dion Global Solutions has released a corporate actions solution. Already live with two pilot customers, the solution is designed to make corporate actions processing cost effective for the smallest industry participants and scalable for the largest. It aims to decrease manual processing by increasing automation, and reduce risk by ensuring no event is missed or…

J.P. Morgan Partners StatPro to Deliver Portfolio Analytics for Asset Managers

StatPro is hoping to reach new heights through a strategic partnership with J.P. Morgan that will provide J.P. Morgan clients with access to StatPro’s Revolution portfolio analytics platform alongside the bank’s fixed income benchmark indices. The aim of the partnership, which has an initial five-year term, is to create a one-stop shop offering decision makers…

AxiomSL and Refinitiv Partner on Shareholder Disclosure

AxiomSL has partnered Refinitiv to combine the former’s Global Shareholding Disclosures (GSD) solution with the latter’s reference data. The aim is to enable financial institutions to automatically enrich client positions while managing regulatory obligations across multiple jurisdictions. John Mason, head of pricing and reference data at Refinitiv, says: “Asset managers face challenges in understanding local…

Embracing the Known in FRTB: Why Banks Need to Step Away from the Data Pool and Start with the Familiar

By: Charlie Browne, Head of Market & Risk Data Solutions, GoldenSource. The Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) is coming and it has sent firms into a spin around how to get the data required to prove risk factor modellability. It is the first time banks will be obligated to do this, a mammoth…

Timefolio Asset Management Selects SS&C’s Solutions to Power Operations

Timefolio Asset Management Singapore, a subsidiary of Korea’s Timefolio Asset Management, has selected a combination of SS&C Technologies services to power its operations. The company was looking for a trusted provider that could support investment operations as they grows. Working with SS&C Eze and SS&C GlobeOp also minimises the number of vendors the company works…

The Trials, Tribulations and Potential Benefits of FRTB Compliance

Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) regulation is more prescriptive than former Basel 2.5 market risk requirements, calls for a consistent workflow across risk, finance and the front office, and needs firms to source previously unused and difficult to find data – challenges that many banks have yet to conquer ahead of the January…