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Breakfast Briefing: Meeting the Data Requirements of FRTB London

The Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) Breakfast Briefing, will examine how the capital markets industry is approaching FRTB data management and will look at the implications for the ways that firms source, manage and store data for FRTB compliance.

US Restricts Pre-Release of Economic Data to Thwart ‘Unfair’ Early Algo Access

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics has restricted the pre-release of Labor Dept. economic data announcements to prevent pre-loading of potentially market-moving data into accredited news organizations’ clients’ trading algorithms, giving them an unfair advantage. According to the Office of the Inspector General, these news organizations were “are able to profit from their presence in…

Rimes Technologies: Will They or Won’t They Sell?

Rimes Technologies won’t comment on a media report that it’s for sale. But a recent news item – published, surprisingly, by Dow Jones’ Barron’s investor newspaper – has sparked speculation on possible acquirers of this benchmark and reference data services provider. Industry executives contacted by Data Management Insight suggest that Rimes could garner interest from…

TAIFEX Plans Real-time Market Data Feed

The Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX) is planning to provide a real-time market data feed from March 23, 2020. The feed will be introduced at the same time as continuous trading on Taiwan’s stock market, which currently uses the call auction trading method during trading hours. TAIFEX’s existing data feed disseminates a snapshot of prices and…

S&P Global Extends Knowledge of Emerging Technology with Acquisition of 451 Research

S&P Global, a provider of credit ratings, benchmarks and analytics, has acquired 451 Research, a privately-held research and advisory firm that provides intelligence, expertise and data covering high-growth emerging technology segments. 451 Research will be operated by S&P Global Market Intelligence, the S&P division that provides data, insights and powerful analytics to help navigate financial…