BLOOMBERG DISPLACEMENTS - MYTHS AND LEGENDS

My past experience as a Bloomberg user, and having managed Indices and Exchanges data for the UBS portfolio trading team, it was there that I was first accosted by market data groups with the ‘opportunity’ to perhaps replace my Bloomberg with an Eikon – presuming I would be quick win.

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With great change comes great challenges

With great change comes great challenges

In today's market, the biggest challenge for many market data teams is one of time management in a time of great change. New regulations are coming in. Rules around how data is being used are changing, coupled with new fees for usage, increased scrutiny from the providers themselves, and everyone looking to protect their IP. On top of this, teams are getting smaller placing the responsibility for managing this increased data risk on the shoulders of fewer team members, or even just one or two managers as the bulk of the day-to-day work is off-shored / near-shored to more economical resources with less market data expertise and experience.

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