Capital Markets: what does data-driven innovation look like in 2020?
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Capital markets post COVID-19: A brave new world?
Every capital markets firm, no matter their size, their sophistication and levels of expertise has been signficantly impacted in one way or another by the COVID-19 pandemic. What started out as a health crisis spread quickly to the capital markets, although it’s important to remember that the fundamental market structure is still sound.
While some things have changed significantly over the past two decades across the capital markets, others have ostensibly remained the same.
Take, for example, the challenge facing capital markets firms when calculating fair valuations for the securities they hold. In the equities world, things are relatively simple—of the approximately 6,000–10,000 equities constituting the investable universe, all are exchange-traded and therefore have observable prices.