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RIXML.org Releases Version 2.0 of Interactions Standard for Comment Period

07/22/2019
Last Friday, RIXML.org, an industry association focused on electronic research distribution, released version 2.0 of its standards for capturing research-related interactions between the sell-side, buy-side, and vendor community.  These open standards ...

AlphaSense Raises $50 mln Series B Funding Round Led by Innovation Endeavors

07/17/2019
AI-powered information search provider for corporate and investor clients, AlphaSense, Inc., announced today that it has secured $50 mln in Series B funding led by Innovation Endeavors and Soros Fund ...
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US Congress Proposes MiFID II Study

07/15/2019
If the US Securities and Exchange Commission had any inclination to harmonize its rules with MiFID II, pending US legislation would preempt it.  A new law which passed the US ...
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New Constructs Launches AI/ML Generated Data API

07/08/2019
Nashville, Tennessee based independent research provider, New Constructs recently announced the launch of a new data API to deliver the proprietary data and analytics behind its profitability and valuation models ...
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What the FCA Got Right

07/01/2019
The following is a guest article from Robin Hodgkins, President of Castine LLC, a provider of commission management software and research procurement solutions. Substantive Research, a UK-based independent research provider, recently ...

Wedbush Securities Names New Director of Equity Research

06/24/2019
A few weeks ago, Los Angeles-based investment bank, Wedbush Securities, announced the hiring of Kevin Merritt, CFA to the role of Managing Director, Director of Equity Research.  Mr. Merritt will ...
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Research Unbundling Conference a Resounding Success

06/17/2019
Last Wednesday, over 400 delegates from the sell-side, buy-side, IRPs, alternative data providers, and regulators attended UK research firm Substantive Research’s second annual New York conference called Unbundling Uncovered USA.  ...

Credit Suisse Adds Two Senior Analysts to European Equity Research Team

06/10/2019
Despite the impact of MiFID II, global investment bank Credit Suisse, recently recruited two senior equity research analysts to join its London-based European equity research team. Credit Suisse’s New Research Hires According ...
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SEC Points Towards Market Solutions in the US to Resolve MIFID II Conflict

06/05/2019
The following is a guest article from Amrish Ganatra, CEO of Commcise Software Limited, a provider of commission management and research evaluation software which recently received a majority investment from ...

Morningstar Ramps Up Credit Ratings Biz by Acquiring DBRS

06/03/2019
Chicago-based provider of investment research, data and analytics, Morningstar (MORN), recently announced that it has purchased 40 year old credit ratings agency DBRS for close to $669 million.  This acquisition ...
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