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Martin Currie Investment Management Implements CuriumEDM for ESG Data Processes

Martin Currie Investment Management has completed the first phase of implementing Curium Data Systems’ CuriumEDM, which includes a focus on gathering, mastering and quality control of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) data sets. The investment manager has offered sustainable long-term investing for some years, with ESG analysis embedded in its investment process. CuriumEDM provides data…

FSB and IMF Report on G20 Data Gaps Initiative

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) have published their Sixth Progress Report – Countdown to December 2021 on the implementation of the Second Phase of the G20 Data Gaps Initiative (DGI-2). The report highlights significant progress in closing identified policy relevant data gaps during phases 1 and 2 of the Data…

The Increasing Importance of Data Management for Financial Firms of All Sizes

By Keith Bunnell, Global Head of Data Management Services, Bloomberg. Information has always been the lifeblood of the financial industry. A money manager with more data that provides real insights will have an edge over its competitors. That isn’t new. What is new is the amount of data and the types of data that are…

Substantive Research Notes Strength of Start-Ups in Review of ESG Data Providers

Substantive Research, which released an ESG Provider Dashboard back in June with a view to helping asset managers compare different aspects of ESG data providers and draw up shortlists of companies that meet their needs for ESG data and analytics, has published the findings of an independent survey of the evolving ESG data provider marketplace….

Arabesque Releases AI Powered Asset Management Solution AutoCIO

Arabesque has released AutoCIO, an AI powered asset management solution that can generate and operate millions of customised and sustainable active equity investment strategies. Developed by Arabesque AI, part of the Arabesque Group that also includes Arabesque Asset Management, the solution enables asset managers and investment professionals to configure and build customised active strategies that…

FactSet Teams Up with Macrobond to Offer Insight into Global Equity Markets

Macrobond, a provider of global economic, aggregate financial and sector data for finance professionals, has teamed up with FactSet to provide top-down researchers with insight into the dynamics of global equity markets. The company has worked with FactSet to build an aggregate version of the latter’s Quant Factor Library, a point-in-time database of factor insights…

Moody’s Acquires Climate and Natural Disaster Risk Modelling Specialist RMS

Moody’s Corporation has completed the acquisition of RMS, a global provider of climate and natural disaster risk modeling and analytics. The acquisition expands Moody’s insurance data and analytics business, and accelerates the development of the company’s global integrated risk capabilities to address the next generation of risk assessment.

ICE Adds Weather Forecast Data to Connect Platform

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) has extended provision of ESG data with the release of weather forecast data on its ICE Connect platform. ICE Connect users can connect streaming weather data to streaming tick information, making it easier to see how changing weather forecasts influence live market prices. All weather forecasts are archived and weather observations extend…

Practical Data Strategies for meeting ESG Obligations in Financial Services

The ESG investing landscape is poised to become more defined, as competing definitions, standards and regulatory initiatives start to converge. The impact of ESG will be felt far and wide across the financial services community, which will face practical challenges in developing and implementing an ESG strategy that is both effective and avoids box-ticking –…

Don’t Miss It – A-Team Group’s Data Management Summit USA Virtual is Just Weeks Away

Data monetisation, data strategy to drive business outcomes, data discovery and intelligence, the power of data lineage, how to deliver an ESG data strategy and, necessarily, regulatory reporting challenges and the data management response, are just some of the key topics that leading capital markets’ participants and innovative solutions vendors will discuss at A-Team Group’s…