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Visible Alpha Strikes Deal with Thomson Reuters for Eikon Platform

Last week New York-based research interactions vendor, Visible Alpha, announced that it had struck a deal with real-time market data vendor, Thomson Reuters, to integrate the ONEaccess suite of services ...
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The Next Phase of MiFID II Will Yield Unintended Consequences

The nearly universal decision by asset managers subject to MiFID II to eat research costs has numerous ramifications for investment managers, banks, independent research providers and a host of Fintech ...

Research Funding Update: Eating Research Costs Becomes Consensus For European Asset Managers

A series of announcements last week provided the tipping point for European asset managers, forcing some who previously expected to charge clients for research to change policies.  Under MiFID II, ...
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Research Funding Update: Four More UK Managers To Pay From P&L

Four additional UK asset managers — three equity specialists and one fixed income manager -- are reportedly planning to pay for research from their own pockets when MiFID II’s unbundling ...

Privacy Watchdogs Worry About Hedge Fund Use of Geolocation Data

Organizations focused on consumer privacy are raising concerns about hedge fund use of mobile phone users’ location data, according to a recent article in Financial News. Frederike Kaltheuner, a policy officer ...
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Research Fees Update: FICC Pricing Plummets As More Firms Give Away Research

This is the second of a two-part update on research pricing, covering fees for fixed income, currencies and commodities research.  The previous installment discussed equity research pricing. Even more so ...
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Research Fees Update: Downward Pressure On Equity Research Pricing

This is the first of a two-part update on research pricing, covering equity research fees.  The next installment will discuss pricing for fixed income, currencies and commodities research. There continues ...

Principal Global Investors Selects Visible Alpha & ITG for MiFID II Research Procurement Solution

Des Moines-based asset manager, Principal Global Investors (PGI) recently announced that it selected research technology vendor Visible Alpha and agency broker ITG to provide a research procurement solution which would ...
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Research Funding Roundup: More Asset Managers Fund From P&L, But Assets Tell Different Story

Journalists in the UK are pressing asset managers to declare how they plan to fund research costs under MiFID II, resulting in eleven additional asset managers reportedly funding research costs ...

First Round of Landmark Web Crawling Case Helps Alternative Data

A US judge granted a preliminary injunction against LinkedIn in what promises to be a landmark case for web crawling, an important alternative data technique.  The initial action is positive ...
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