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Machine Learning: Unlocking the Power of Unstructured Data

Establishing a link between current observables — structured and unstructured data — and future behavior is a major undertaking in finance, and naturally the field is embracing machine learning to tackle this typical learning task. This requires broadening the range of data and methods, and shaking some old habits. Conventionally, the majority of financial data…

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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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Race for Assets – At the Crossroads – Investor Demand and Fund Manager Realities

Our exclusive survey reveals that investors want greater transparency and lower fees from their alternative investments. How can fund managers deliver while holding down costs? Change in the air: 98% of fund managers believe that investor demands are raising the need for new operational solutions. Cards on the table: 59% of investors feel transparency is highly important…

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Race for Assets – Alternative Investments Surge Ahead

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 either met or exceeded expectations. Indeed, more than half of respondents expect allocations to increase over the coming 12…

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Grittier Hong Kong Districts May Prove Alluring to Wealthy Investors

As Hong Kong tycoons sell office space in Central, the island’s business and retail hub, wealthy investors may do better to look for buying opportunities in less prestigious areas such as Island East. Mainland Chinese corporations keen to give a good first impression to global customers have been bidding up rents in Central, home to…

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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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