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Capital markets big data ‘still at an early stage’ says Thomson Reuters


Most capital markets firms are still not using big data and even those that do often lack a concerted strategy, according to a new report commissioned by Thomson Reuters.

Data dominates SifmaTech debates

Natalia Kory

The explosion of data in the securities and capital markets industry – more than 30% CAGR – is rapidly becoming a problem for market participants and managing that challenge will require a disciplined approach to the development of new data architectures.

MiFID II may cause pain in the dark


New EU regulations on market making and dark pools could be damaging investor choice and forcing participants to make decisions that are not in their best interests.

Social media matters says Thomson Reuters data chief


Helping traders to understand input from social media can be a key differentiating factor, according to Albert Lojko, head of content strategy, data management and delivery at Thomson Reuters.

National Australia Bank HK adopts Thomson Reuters Eikon

NAB will use Eikon to improve its Hong Kong trading floor

National Australia Bank in Hong Kong has installed Thomson Reuters’ Eikon desktop across its trading floor in a move that the bank says will increase staff productivity and drive up cross-market communication.

Markit masses support for open messaging service

Peter Moss

Financial information services company Markit is aiming to create the largest financial markets messaging community and remove barriers to cross-market communication through its open messaging initiative and supporting technology, Markit Collaboration Services.

Misys shows its post-merger mettle


For the first three months of 2012, Misys was the subject of a protracted bidding war. Misys is clearly not the company it was a year ago:the firm has endured some painful change, but it has at least been quick. It has also produced what promise to be tangible benefits for users …

Thomson Reuters launches Elektron services in China and Australia

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Thomson Reuters has rolled out its Elektron managed data services in China and Australia. The service will be deployed in co-location with the Australian Securities Exchange in Sydney as well as through a data centre in Shanghai.

Now that’s what I call an offshore investment

MV SlipStream

Good news for those with a need for real-time financial market data at their salty fingertips while making crossing the world’s oceans: Thomson Reuters and Bloomberg services have both been benchmarked aboard ship in a proper offshore passage. Brighton-based Beacon Electronic Trading Solutions stress-tested the Thomson Reuters Eikon and Bloomberg Anywhere products on board the […]

Information Mosaic strikes corporate actions deal with Thomson Reuters

Lind: committed

Information Mosaic and Thomson Reuters have agreed to integrate the latter’s ISO-based corporate actions data feed with the former’s corporate actions solution, IMActions. Customers will get access to corporate actions data covering 94,000 companies in more than 93. “Corporate actions is a complex market where customers are balancing a global set of requirements combined with […]