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TradingTech Summit New York City

The TradingTech Summit is aimed at senior-level decision makers in trading technology, electronic execution, trading architecture and explores progress trading firms are making towards digital transformation initiatives and how they are using high performance technologies to gain an edge in the current regulatory environment.

Upcoming Webinar: How to exploit the opportunities of alternative data

Date: 25 June 2019 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET. Alternative data is emerging as a key component of buy-side firms’ efforts to seek out new investment opportunities, for many filling the gap left by the unbundling of sell-side research from execution. By tapping into unique, non-traditional data sets, hedge funds and…

A-Team Group Announces Winners of its 2019 TradingTech Insight North America Awards

Congratulations to the winners of A-Team Group’s 2019 TradingTech Insight (TTI) North America Awards. The awards were celebrated during a lively drinks reception hosted by A-Team president and chief content officer Andrew Delaney after the close of the company’s TradingTech Summit in New York City on June 11, 2019. The awards recognise excellence in trading…

London Stock Exchange Acquires Beyond Ratings

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) has acquired Beyond Ratings, a provider of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) data for fixed income, as part of continued investment in its Information Services business, which includes FTSE Russell. The acquisition offers an opportunity for LSEG to build out its multi-asset data and analytics capabilities by commercialising Beyond Ratings’…

Alternative Data Gives Asset Managers Investing Edge

Some 71% of asset managers believe alternative data gives them an investing edge over competitors, according to a study by Greenwich Associates commissioned by IHS Markit. Around half of investment managers are using alternative data with another quarter planning to do so in the next 12 months, according to the research. Nearly 30% of quantitative funds…

Thasos Adds QStreams Alternative Data Covering Visitation Metrics Across 480 Companies’ Locations

Thasos, an alternative data intelligence firm that transforms location data into actionable insights, has released a real-time foot traffic product, QStreams. The product has been developed specifically for quantitative hedge funds and is in beta testing. QStreams is a superset of Thasos products, providing subscribers with daily customer visitation and other fundamental metrics for every…

Accuity Offers Sentiment-Based Research Terminal on MetaQuotes Platform

Acuity Trading, a provider of AI data-driven trading tools, has released a sentiment-based research terminal, essentially a news data solution based on MetaQuotes MT4 and MT5 trading platforms. The terminal augments existing services offered on MT4 and is the springboard for Acuity’s services on MT5. Users of the terminal on MT4 or 5 can access…