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Recorded Webinar: How to leverage the LIBOR transition to improve your data management game

The transition away from LIBOR (London Interbank Offered Rate) is well underway, but there remains considerable ambiguity around how the final stages will be executed – especially with regards to benchmark replacements in markets outside the UK. What are the options, where are the uncertainties and what stage have firms reached in their preparations? The…

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…

SmartStream Closes Deal with Libyan Bank

Financial Transaction Lifecycle Management solutions provider SmartStream Technologies has confirmed that Jumhouria Bank, the biggest bank in Libya, has successfully gone live on its solution for the reconciliations of cash payments – the first of a two phase implementation to consolidate and automate the reconciliation process across its 170 branches to deliver real-time operational control….

COVID-19 Sees CUSIP Requests Surge as Corporate Borrowers Seek Liquidity

Request volume for CUSIP’s corporate debt identifiers was up 6% last month, marking a spike of interest as corporate borrowers seek access to liquidity during the challenging climate of COVID-19. The CUSIP Issuance Trends Report for March 2020, which tracks the issuance of new security identifiers as an early indicator of debt and capital markets…

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…

COVID 19: Services Directory

As the coronavirus crisis extends into the medium to long-term, technology vendors and solutions providers are stepping up to the plate with a wide variety of services and support for clients to assist them through the data management challenges presented by the new operational and working environment. Below, you can find these collated into an…

Insight: How to Adapt your Data Strategy to Changing Times

As the debut Data Management Summit Europe Virtual from the A-Team Group fast approaches (book your place here), and as the ongoing complexities of operating in a post-COVID 19 world start to become clear, it is imperative that firms evaluate their current approach to data management in order to identify the emerging gaps in their current provision, and…

SIX Partners with Crux Informatics to Streamline Data Access

Swiss financial data giant SIX has partnered with Crux Informatics to provide a brand-new managed market data solution to remove unnecessary implementation and management pressure for buy-side companies. Crux will integrate SIX’s Valordata Feed (VDF), which covers 29.7 million instruments for pricing, corporate actions reference data as well as compliance and regulatory data. The partnership…

Market Volatility – What’s the Impact on Profit & Loss and Independent Pricing Valuation?

By Charlie Brown, former head of Head of IPV at Lloyds Banking Group, now Head of Market & Risk Solutions at GoldenSource. The recent market volatility has emphasized the need for transparency in the processes that generate the profit and loss (P&L) and capital charges that impact bank balance sheets. In particular there is increased scrutiny…

NeoXam Partners With ICE on Pricing, Reference Data

Financial software firm NeoXam, which specialists in transaction software solutions, has integrated ICE Data Services’ pricing and reference data into its Enterprise Data Management (EDM solution). The new partnership will give NeoXam customers access to pricing, fixed income evaluated prices, reference data and corporate actions from ICE Data Services. The data will be available through…