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Reuters Identifies Enterprise Data Fastest-Growing Segment in 2003

In a wide-ranging product briefing to analysts in London earlier this month, Reuters identified enterprise data as its fastest-growing product segment in 2003. The segment, which falls under its...
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EDI Names Two to Reinforce London Sales Team

Reference data supplier Exchange Data International (EDI) has named two business development managers to its London sales team, both reporting to director Kevin Brady. Rickie Glasgow joins from...
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London Stock Exchange Goes Live with Sedol Master File Service

The London Stock Exchange’s widely anticipated Sedol Master File (SMF) service went live on March 15 in the hopes of exploiting what it sees as an opportunity to supply more detailed identity...
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Reference Data’s Role in the Centralization of Operations

It’s always fun to hear TowerGroup’s Tim Lind expound on any aspect of the securities operations business. Tim has an uncanny knack for making what’s mundane to many, well, fun. This month’s...
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IBM Builds on Reference Data Initiative with Basel II Suite

Hot on the heels of its reference data deal with Dresdner Bank (Reference Data Review, January 2004), IBM this month launched a suite of data management solutions designed to cater for institutions...
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Dow Jones Indexes-iBoxx Talks Hit Rocks over Name

Talks about a collaboration between Dow Jones Indexes and iBoxx hit the rocks earlier this month when the two sides failed to agree over the name of the new index they were planning to create. Dow...
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ADP Wilco Expands Outsourcing to Reference Data Management

ADP Wilco has expanded its ASP outsourcing business to adopt a more comprehensive business processing outsourcing approach. Targeting smaller brokerages, ADP Wilco will offer such back-office tasks...
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SSI Database ‘Last Big Challenge,’ Industry Participants Believe

The audience at a recent industry conference hosted by bond trading platform Tradeweb, heard that the adoption of a standard settlement instructions (SSI) database represented that “last big...
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FTI Wins at Franklin Templeton, M&G

Financial Technologies International (FTI) has chalked up two wins for its StreetReference reference data management platform. Investment manager Franklin Templeton will integrate StreetReference...
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Thomson Financial Upgrades Datastream Infrastructure

Thomson Financial has implemented an IBM Z990 mainframe to boost capacity of its Thomson Datastream historical database. The upgrade has increased capacity by 35%, offering clients faster response...

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