A recent European Banking Authority (EBA) report outlines key challenges relating to the increased adoption of big data and advanced analytics. Big data and advanced analytics – including machine learning – are increasingly prevalent in the banking industry, with their use only set to expand in future. Two-thirds of credit institutions surveyed by the EBA […]
The folk at Google have added the SEC XBRL financial statement filings to their BigQuery database, a massively scaled data warehouse that allows data to be queried using a variety of analytic techniques.
A Japanese equities valuation and information startup caught our eye this week. XenoData Lab, based in Tokyo, has brought to market an analytical platform that provides easily consumable snapshots, or digests about companies within a minute of financial statements being submitted to the Tokyo Stock Exchange. XenoData pulls data from multiple sources, including the XBRL […]
Sad news this week as we heard that Prof. Hans Rosling passed on, a year after making public his battle with pancreatic cancer. Still, as the team at his foundation, GapMinder.org point out, he might not be with us in person, but his legacy, words and actions remain. Rosling’s focus was bringing facts to decision […]
Learn more about the way that institutional investors in the United States use XBRL data. XBRL US is running a free webinar on 22 February, including a presentation from data giant Thomson Reuters. The session will cover the ways that investment houses, both buy-side and sell-side, use corporate financial statement data and how the advent […]
Understanding what goes into regulatory processes for enforcing securities law is of interest to regulators of all kinds as well as regulated firms. In a wide ranging “Conversation” between Howard Kaplan from the SEC’s Division of Enforcement and Chris Taylor, from P3 Systems, the data centric aspect of these issues were addressed in a webinar […]