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Data Vendors Keen to Play Role in US Government’s Tarp Scheme

Originally appeared in MiFID Monitor Following the passing of the Federal Reserve and US Treasury’s troubled asset relief programme (Tarp) last week, data providers including Thomson Reuters and...
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Interactive Data Adds GlobalRating Group Ratings to Credit Ratings, Conducts Research on Benchmark Indices

Interactive Data Corporation’s Pricing and Reference Data business has added credit ratings from the GlobalRating Group to its Credit Ratings - Emerging Markets service. The vendor has also released...
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MTF Operators Join Forces to Form Pricing Data Working Group

Originally appeared in MiFID Monitor Multilateral trading facility (MTF) operators Chi-X, Turquoise, Plus Markets and Nasdaq OMX have formed an informal working group to examine the potential of...
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Firms Should Review Data Management in Light of Increasing Volumes, Says JWG-IT

Originally appeared in MiFID Monitor A new white paper published by London-based think tank, JWG-IT, calls on firms to change the way they look at data management in light of ever-increasing equity...
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BAFT and Bankersalmanac.com Collaborate to Extend Due Diligence Repository

Originally appeared in MiFID Monitor Bankersalmanac.com and the Bankers' Association for Finance and Trade (BAFT) have agreed to collaborate on promoting and extending the coverage of the reference...
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Hyundai Securities Selects Teradata for Next Gen Data Warehouse

Korean brokerage firm Hyundai Securities has selected Teradata to provide it with a data warehouse, which will include Teradata 12 Database and the Teradata Active Enterprise Data Warehouse 5550. The...
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UK FSA Criticises Industry for Inadequate Controls in Valuation Processing

Firms’ valuation processes are becoming increasingly stretched and in some cases are “materially flawed or inadequate”, according to the UK Financial Services Authority (FSA). In an open letter to...
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SEC Provides Details of Upgrade to Edgar Database

Earlier this week, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chairman Christopher Cox announced the upgrade to its reporting and disclosure system, the Edgar database. According to Cox, the new XBRL-...
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Thomson Reuters Down 54% as a Result of Merger Costs

The US$15.9 billion merger of Thomson Financial and Reuters earlier in the year has had a significant impact on the merged entity’s profits as well as on its staffing levels. Substantial integration...
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SEC Launches Online Reference Site for AML for Mutual Funds

Originally appeared in MiFID Monitor The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has unveiled a new one-stop online reference site to assist mutual funds in their anti-money laundering (AML)...

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