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Lazard Adds AI Team

02/08/2019
Lazard Asset Management announced it was building an artificial intelligence capability as part of its alternative investments unit.   Although the new team is a baby step for Lazard, it is ...
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Open:FactSet Marketplace Adds IHS Markit Data to Platform

02/07/2019
Earlier this week, Norwalk Connecticut based global financial information vendor FactSet, announced the addition of IHS Markit’s investment signal data, as well as the addition of new features, to its ...
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Cryptocurrency Exchange Data Provider Adds Alternative Data

02/07/2019
Cryptocurrency data provider Consilium Crypto aggregates data across forty-five digital asset exchanges globally, increasingly supplementing its information with alternative data sources. Consilium Crypto’s core offering includes prices, volume and order ...
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Five US Brokers Register Their Research Units as Investment Advisors

02/06/2019
A review of regulatory filings indicates that five US broker-dealers have registered their research units as investment advisors to accommodate cash payments for research and a sixth which is the ...
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Geospatial Data Firm Spire Global Sets Up Maritime Unit

02/05/2019
Spire Global, a vertically integrated geospatial data company, launched a new business, Spire Maritime, as a dedicated vessel tracking unit.  The move coincides with efforts to expand its shipping data ...
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Gov’t Shutdown Slows January US IPO Activity

02/04/2019
According to global IPO investment advisor Renaissance Capital, the US Government shutdown limited the number of IPOs priced during January to a single deal, the lowest monthly number of IPOs ...
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The Tax Burden of MiFID II

02/04/2019
The following is a guest article by Chris Newson, founder of CN Business Consulting Ltd and most recently a Director at Citigroup where he was responsible for research revenue management ...
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CFA Institute Examines AI and Alternative Data Risks

02/01/2019
The CFA Institute opened a comment period to solicit feedback on managing risks associated with alternative data and artificial intelligence.  For research providers, the integration of AI into the investment ...
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Maybank Shutters Hong Kong & China Equity Research Operations

01/31/2019
Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank), recently announced that it is closing its institutional equity research coverage of the Hong Kong and China markets, to focus instead on Southeast Asian research. Maybank’s ...
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Survey: ESG Data To Be Hottest Type of Alternative Data

01/31/2019
ESG data will be the most valued type of alternative data in the future according to a survey conducted by Coleman Parkes on behalf of FactSet.   Shipping data, supply chain ...
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