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The Rise and Rise of the Financial Data Marketplace

By Mike O’Hara, A-Team Special Correspondent. Data is often cited as the most essential resource in today’s global economy, with many of the world’s most valuable companies, including Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft and Google parent Alphabet profiting massively from how they collect, use and sell data. In financial markets, investment and trading firms have traditionally sourced…

Data integrity: Your key to confidence in a complex regulatory environment

Despite the recent challenges of the Covid pandemic, regulators have made it clear that they will not accept reporting errors, particularly those that are related to data. Enforcement is more stringent, scrutiny is more in-depth, and the pressure is on to ensure – and demonstrate – that the data underpinning your reporting and activities is…

Facteus Partners Snowflake to Migrate Sensitive Data to the Snowflake Data Cloud

Facteus, a provider of actionable insights from sensitive data, has joined Snowflake’s partner network with a focus on enabling financial services organisations to use its Mimic synthetic data engine and data enrichment services to transform, enhance, and migrate sensitive data to the Snowflake Data Cloud. Mimic is installed behind an organisation’s firewall and uses proprietary…

Delta Capita and QAssure Partner to Drive Innovation

Delta Capita, a provider of managed services, technology solutions and consulting to financial institutions, has partnered QAssure Technologies, an independent software testing company headquartered in Singapore, to deliver an open innovation platform designed to accelerate innovation and address the challenges  that delay innovation, such as operational complexity and ever-changing regulation. The companies say proof of…

Buy-Side Firms Report Data Management Challenges and Solutions in Outsourcing

Some 86% of decision makers in buy-side financial firms say their organisation has a significant data management challenge, with 28% citing a fragmented and unreliable data management infrastructure that struggles to cope with increasing data volumes as the biggest challenge they face. A further 8% have a problem with IT bandwidth, stating: “Our IT teams…

Your SFDR Framework Should Be Set, Even if Thresholds Aren’t

By Volker Lainer, VP of Product Management and Regulatory Affairs at GoldenSource. The EU’s Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) and its related Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS), which are intended to promote environmentally and socially conscious investment in companies, came into play on 10 March, 2021. And with the further postponing of SFDR Level 2, with…

RIMES Releases ESG Data Management Solution, Adds Fitch ESG Scores to Data Sources

RIMES has released an ESG data management solution powered by its managed data services platform and offering asset managers data needed to evaluate the sustainable credentials of any asset. The solution is based on ESG data sourced from a number of vendors including MSCI, OWL analytics, FTSE Russell, Sustainalytics, J.P. Morgan and, most recently, Fitch…

Broadridge Integrates OpenFin into Portfolio Management System

Broadridge Financial Solutions plans to integrate OpenFin’s operating system into its next generation portfolio and order management system, allowing users to benefit from componentised apps with configurable layouts and intuitive workflows. The partnership should help portfolio managers manage their desktop real estate more efficiently and increase productivity by reducing effort and time needed to navigate…

KX Names ex-TIBCO Executive Mark Bannon as President of Sales, North America

Mark Bannon has joined KX as president of sales, North America, with responsibility for the company’s growth in the region. He will partner the North America sales organisation across finance and other industries to meet growing need for ultra-high performance, real-time data analytics. Bannon joins KX from TIBCO and brings a mix of deep industry…

BNP Paribas Selects InvestCloud for Client Relationship and Lifecycle Management Services

BNP Paribas Wealth Management has selected InvestCloud to build client relationship and lifecycle management services to onboard clients who are high net worth individuals (HNWIs). The selection was made on the basis of InvestCloud’s automation technology, which is expected to bring operational efficiency to onboarding HNWIs, ease of integration with existing systems using InvestCloud’s modular…