TMX Atrium has signed an agreement with the UK’s National Physical Laboratory (NPL) to distribute NPL Time, a certified and precise time signal that is directly traceable to Coordinated Universal Time and can be used by TMX Atrium customers for regulatory compliance and audit purposes.
First Derivatives’ acquisition of a majority shareholding in Kx Systems gives the company ownership of the kdb+ technology stack, access to over 100 Kx customers and a business unit that is expected to be earnings enhancing in the current financial year.
Unigestion, a Geneva headquartered asset manager, has selected AIM Software’s GAIN enterprise data management (EDM) platform and business applications to provide an integrated front-to-back-office data management and operations solution. The selection of GAIN plays into the asset manager’s recent decision to implement SimCorp’s Dimension, an investment management platform that has already been integrated with GAIN by AIM and SimCorp.
Xignite is closing a gap in its fundamental data offering by adding a subset of FactSet’s Fundamentals database to its cloud-based market data platform. The company already provides fundamental data for the US and Canadian markets, and will use the FactSet data to extend coverage and provide a global view of all major markets, including over 75,000 publicly listed companies. The data supplied by FactSet will be available to Xignite customers before the end of this year.
To accompany our recent webinar on the Putting the LEI into Practice, we asked participants to give us their thoughts on the key discussion themes. Here is Marty Williams, Vice President, Reference Data Development, Interactive Data.
The wave of LIBOR-inspired compliance requirements has particular implications for capital market participants. Proactive management of a firm’s risk and compliance environments is desperately needed to stay ahead of this wave.
The past 12 to 18 months has seen the appointment of many chief data officers, in an apparent acknowledgment of the strategic importance of data to the financial institution. But what is the CDO’s role? Is it that of an evangelist or enforcer of internal data policies and procedures? Or something else entirely?
A-Team Group recently held a webinar on the topic of Regulation and Risk as Data Management Drivers. You can now listen to the recording of that webinar and download the accompanying Special Report with a single sign in.