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ICE Data Services launches ICE US Broad Municipal Index

Thu, 20/06/2019 - 10:33

Intercontinental Exchange’s ICE Data Services has launched the ICE US Broad Municipal Index (MUNI), significantly expands its coverage of the US investment grade rated municipal securities market. »

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Sterling Trading Tech appoints MD of client services

Thu, 20/06/2019 - 10:30

Sterling Trading Tech (STT) has appointed Erik Schmidt – an industry veteran with two decades of experience in capital markets – as Managing Director of Client Services.  »

Data mining is top AI priority for financial services firms, says Broadridge survey

Thu, 20/06/2019 - 10:28

The financial services industry’s top priority for AI applications is data mining, according to the second annual AI Outlook Survey from Broadridge Financial Solutions.  »

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eVestment appoints VP of Client Success for Northern Europe

Thu, 20/06/2019 - 10:27

eVestment, a specialist in institutional investment data and analytics, has named Maria Simon as vice president of client success for the company’s Nordic region, Germany and Austria. She will be based in eVestment parent company Nasdaq’s Copenhagen office at Nikolaj Plads 6. »

Mars Spencer, Predata

Predictive analytics platform Predata launches US equities offering

Thu, 20/06/2019 - 10:19

Predata, a predictive analytics company for anticipating geopolitical risk, has released a new suite of signals for US equities. The signals quantify online attention and concern to each of the eleven S&P equity sectors, as well as constituent companies and macro themes within those sectors. »

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Avelacom appoints Managing Director, Global Sales

Thu, 20/06/2019 - 10:16

Avelacom, a connectivity and IT infrastructure solutions provider for the financial services industry, has promoted Vincent Harrison to Managing Director, Global Sales, to drive business growth and further develop Avelacom’s low latency network across the Americas, EMEA and APAC. »

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AllianceBernstein appoints Equity Trustees as corporate director to UK OEIC

Thu, 20/06/2019 - 10:15

Global investment manager AllianceBernstein has appointed Equity Trustees Fund Services as the Authorised Corporate Director (ACD) for the firm’s newly launched UK OEIC. »

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ALFI appoints new chairperson

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 15:04

The Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) has appointed of Corinne Lamesch as the new Chairperson of ALFI following its annual general meeting. The appointment is effective immediately and will run for two years initially. In addition, a new Board of Directors has been elected. »

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RiskFirst and Insight partner to provide improved investment fund modelling and analytics to UK DB pensions industry

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 10:31

Asset manager Insight Investment is teaming with financial technology company, RiskFirst, to improve ease of fund modelling for the UK defined benefit (DB) pensions market.  »

Pradeep Menon, Refinitiv

Refinitiv makes strategic investment in BattleFin

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 10:27

Refinitiv has made a strategic investment in alternative data platform and marketplace BattleFin forming a partnership which will provide customers with access to alternative datasets across its data platforms, including quantitative data management platform QA Direct in the Cloud. »

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