Research Reports»Clearstream June 2018

Data has been called “the new oil”. But standardisation of fund data remains a challenge.

Digital technology has led to enormous growth in the creation and storage of data. But in the funds world, difficulties concerning standardisation threaten to limit the exploitation of this resource. A survey by Funds Europe and Clearstream assessed the issues.

Fund-related information given by asset managers to their distributors and investors is only one type of fund industry data.

Clearly, regulation is a big influence on fund companies’ attitudes towards data. This observation was confirmed when we asked respondents which was the main factor driving the acquisition of distribution-related data by fund managers.


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