Investment decisions can only be optimized by minimizing—as far as possible—tracking error to benchmarks. This requires basing both portfolio management and measurement on the most accurate pricing information available in the market.
Organizations today are wrestling with the difficult challenge of encouraging employees to innovate with data while managing the tricky security conundrum this has become.
What is the new offensive data strategy?
Development of cloud-based in-house analytical systems has effectively become the tipping point for businesses to commit to a big data solution.
If old-school CIOs cling to an IT-business-as-usual attitude, they risk becoming second-class citizens in the executive suite.
Funds using automated investing processes are the fastest growing segment of the hedge fund universe.
For most financial firms, integrating the vast amount of data created every day remains a costly and burdensome challenge.
Between sleepy movements in global assets and short-lived macro shocks, programmatic investors who make their fortunes chasing momentum have had a particularly rough year.
Financial institutions and regulators have long realized that data quality is central to achieving complete transparency into markets and banking operations.
In the match for India's financial services future, fintech just scored twice while banks are still struggling to retrieve the ball they scuffed into their own net. It's just the start of what looks like a bruising battle for traditional lenders.