Alternative data, an industry projected to be worth over $350 million by 2020, is no longer the hedge fund industry’s best kept secret. Amelia Axelsen investigates whether financial services is on the brink of its own Cambridge Analytica moment or if it is simply time for an alt data ethics evaluation.
The ANNA Benchmark Task Force aims to collaborate with benchmark administrators for clarity of regulatory and ISIN requirements.
Firms are using machine learning and natural-language processing tools—no longer to grab an edge, but merely to remain competitive.
Ryusuke Yokoyama sits down with Wei-Shen Wong to discuss his three-decade career at the TSE and JPX, how the exchange is looking to help the industry improve its settlement cycles and how the company is experimenting with blockchain and AI technologies. Photos by Richard Atrero de Guzman
It’s a trio of problems: Mifid II’s data problem; blockchain projects stalled; and data quality issues for machine learning.Subscribe to Weekly Wrap emails