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Winning the War for AI Talent

Everywhere you turn, there’s another news story emphasizing the impact artificial intelligence will have on the enterprise this year. Along with that are headlines screaming about Silicon Valley giants siphoning off talent at a time when machine learning has become a huge driver in the battle for digital transformation dominance. So if you’re looking to…

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Bloomberg’s Equity Market Minute: March 26th

Our latest Equity Market Minute focuses on the elevated warning signs in technology stocks as technical indicators, like the MACD, indicate further weakness may be ahead for the sector. Communications equipment stocks are the best performers this year, leading all tech industries including semiconductors, a trend that historically has produced flat results for the sector…

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A New, Alternatives-Focused Investor Reality

The quest for returns in a low-yield global environment has pushed more investors across Asia and globally into new territory. BNY Mellon’s recent report, The Race for Assets: Alternative Investments Surge Ahead, in association with FT Remark, surveyed 450 institutional investors and investment managers about their alternative asset allocations. More than half (53%) of respondents…

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Five Operational Factors Driving Emerging Markets Custody Forward

A strong global economy, led by several emerging economies, continue to provide valuable investment opportunities for alternative managers. This global rising tide continues to reward all market participants, making it difficult for asset managers to stand out in a crowded field. It follows there is increased interest in emerging markets as investors look for return…

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Alternative Investments Surge Ahead

In our exclusive survey of institutional investors and fund managers, we examine the drivers behind the alternative asset revolution. BNY Mellon’s new survey, conducted in partnership with FT Remark, reveals a bright outlook for alternative assets. Investors are satisfied with the returns their alternative exposures are generating, and the vast majority feel that performance has…

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One month with MiFID II

Living with MiFID II: Trials and tribulations of research reform About a month into MiFID II, buyside and sellside companies across the globe are feeling the pressure of research unbundling. Inevitably, more cuts to coverage are in the pipeline. Meanwhile, the failure of about 12 countries to integrate MiFID II into local law raises risks…

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Bloomberg Quantitative (BBQ) Seminar: Taking a New View on Volatility

An explosion of interest in automated, algorithmic investment approaches has shined a spotlight on the finance industry. Many traditional firms now employ high-octane strategies powered by quantitative techniques to enhance profits and manage risk. It’s a rapidly growing area of finance that hires tenured investing professionals as well as PhDs in mathematics and physics. One…

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Rise of Quant: New Hedge Funds Next Year to Embrace High Tech

The hedge fund industry may be getting one step closer to its robot-guided future. Seventy percent of new hedge funds that will start next year will include investment processes that use computer models, including artificial intelligence and machine-learning technologies, according to a prediction in a Deloitte report released Thursday. That’s a jump from 47 percent in…

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