The London Stock Exchange has revised the launch date for its new Sedol Masterfile service. The service, which aims to establish itself as a global securities identification system, will now be introduced on March 8, when distribution of alphanumeric Sedol codes will begin. Access to the web-site will be allocated beginning March 15. The exchange opted to delay the launch from January 26, citing huge client demand (Reference Data Review, January 2004).
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The transition away from LIBOR (London Interbank Offered Rate) is well underway, but there remains considerable ambiguity around how the final stages will be executed – especially with regards to benchmark replacements in markets outside the UK. What are the options, where are the uncertainties and what stage have firms reached in their preparations? The...
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the EU’s securities markets regulator, has submitted a response to the European Commission’s (EC) consultation on a new digital finance strategy for the European Union (EU), in which it reiterates the crucial importance of a data-driven financial services sector. Benefits of digitalisation, according to ESMA, would include increased speed,...
Data Management Summit USA Virtual will explore how sell side and buy side financial institutions are navigating the global crisis and adapting their data strategies to manage in today’s new normal environment.
At the same time, the growth of high frequency and event-driven trading techniques is spurring demand for direct feed services sourced from exchanges and other trading venues, including alternative trading systems and multilateral trading facilities. Handling these high-speed data feeds its presenting market data managers and their infrastructure teams with a challenge: how to manage...