Traditional approaches to market and reference data management can be expensive to implement and run, which means more firms are now looking at alternative ways to handle data. At the same time, clients want to avoid having to re-invent the wheel and would like to follow standard practices – which is where Data-as-a-Service comes into play.
Today we announce the best index vendors and legal and auditing services firms.
AsianInvestor polls hedge funds about the best in prime brokering, fund administration and legal services.
Law firm pools internal talent to provide a one-stop-shop for Asia''s rapidly growing alternative investment industry.
Providing mutual fund ratings is not enough in a market still new to financial advisory services.
President Banthoon Lamsam talks to FinanceAsia at the IBM Global Financial Services Forum in San Francisco.
Schroders and Standard & Poor''s launch a global fund of funds service for financial institutions.
The HKRSA and Hong Kong University team up to certify retirement services professionals.
The bureaucrats'' new provident fund will select three MPF master trust scheme providers next month.
Thomson Financial and PR Newswire link up for new Asian focused IR service.
Linklaters has restructured Blue Flag as a separate business and appointed a new CEO to the online legal service.
Other asset managers are likely to follow as mutual funds gain popularity with retail investors.