Apple Sauce or Orange Juice?

The Inadequacy of Existing Databases in Securities Finance

Databases designed for specific purposes often fail when asked to solve a different problem. As an example, the securities finance databases of leading data providers such as FIS Astec, Datalend, and IHS Markit, designed more than 20 years ago for performance benchmarking, are inadequate when queried for the purpose of the loans themselves. Even regulatory databases enriched with new SFTR filings to help authorities monitor leverage, are unable to determine the propriety of the loans.

Friday, June 11, 2021/Author: Ed Blount/Number of views (374)/Comments (0)/