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The Data Scientist and the Black Swan

Just a quick reminder to join our Data Management Summit USA Virtual next week and hear from some of the best speakers in the business. Keynote speakers include Linda Coffman, executive vice president at The SmartStream RDU, and Harry Chopra, chief client officer at AxiomSL. Coffman will discuss ‘data scientists in disguise’, with a view…

GoldenSource Ushers Reference and Pricing Data into the Front Office with Quant Workbench

Extracting value from data is a priority for financial institutions as the business looks to increase efficiency, reduce costs, identify new opportunities and gain competitive advantage. Some source in-house tools to improve the quality and accessibility of internal and external data, others look to third-parties for solutions. A new tool from GoldenSource, Quant Workbench, brings…

Fenergo Said to Be Mulling IPO as Rumours of Sale Swirl

Following the success of VC stablemate NCino’s $250 million IPO back in June, rumours are swirling that Dublin-based client lifecycle management specialist Fenergo may be contemplating a significant corporate event, with possibilities ranging from an IPO of its own to a trade sale of the company. While sources close to the company are hinting that…

Start Building your Data Capital Now – or Miss Revenue Generating and Cost Saving Insights Every Day

By Charlie Henderson, Co-CEO, FeedStock.  There have, in the past, been similarities drawn between data and oil. I would agree that there are certain elements of the two which are comparable: data is highly valuable and is extracted and refined like oil, indeed we use data pipelines. However, the application of data is fundamentally and…

Moody’s Consolidates ESG Capabilities in Solutions Group Led by Andrea Blackman

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing has passed the tipping point and become a key interest among investors across the board. ESG initiatives, particularly climate change, were highlighted at Davos in January this year; the EU has finalised ESG regulations that will come into play in 2021 and provide clarity in a market fragmented by…

Adapting your Data Strategy and Best Data Management Practices for Today’s New Normal

Many data managers are having to work fast to adapt their data strategy to today’s new normal and are finding that this is providing a catalyst for change and digital transformation. This crucial theme is something we’ll explore in detail with many of the industry’s leading practitioners from HSBC Securities Services, UBS Asset Management, Société Générale, Scotiabank, Black…

The Pandemic’s Domino Effect on Bank Loan Data

By Tom Stock, Senior Vice President, GoldenSource. Lenders across the globe are bracing themselves for a plethora of defaults by business borrowers. One could say this is the calm before the real COVID-19 induced economic storm. While many businesses have been granted temporary reprieves via government loan support, this next wave has the potential to swiftly…

FeedStock in Hiring Spree on the Back of AI Growth

The groundswell of interest in AI is certainly buttering the bread of some pioneer Fintech firms, which are now leveraging the momentum of 2020’s growing interest to expand their operations outwards. One of these is London-based AI-driven data analytics platform FeedStock, which this week announced two new hires in a bid to build out its…

S&P Global Market Intelligence to Distribute Data Through Snowflake Cloud

S&P Global Market Intelligence today confirmed a new collaboration with cloud data specialist Snowflake to deliver S&P Global’s financial, textual, ESG and alternative data through Snowflake’s cloud platform. In doing so, S&P Global becomes the latest major data provider to join Snowflake’s growing mandate (along with FactSet, who teamed up with the cloud provider back…

Nice Actimize Moves Financial Crime Fighting to the Cloud

Financial crime and compliance giant Nice Actimize this month launched its brand new Xceed AI cloud-native platform, which it claims will revolutionise AML and fraud prevention for financial services by accelerating their cloud and digital transformations. The new solution integrates AI, data intelligence, behavioural analytics, and insights within a unified cloud platform designed for a…