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Market and reference data strategies are evolving rapidly across financial services firms. Insights from the real-time and pricing and reference services teams – including reports, blogs, and videos – help organisations think strategically about data and data management. 

For front, middle and back offices of financial services firms – and the technology teams that support them – the market and reference data they use is of vital importance. 

Refinitiv Real-Time and Pricing and Reference Services support firms through the transformation of their market and reference data ecosystems. Whether a chief data officer is seeking to move data storage and analytics to the cloud, a trader wants to improve the quality of back-testing, or a middle office team needs to tackle large compliance projects like the LIBOR transition, Refinitiv can help.  

On this insights page, the Refinitiv Real-Time and Pricing and Reference Services teams bring together thought leadership to help support financial firms as they face the challenges and embrace the opportunities that the fast-changing world of data and data management create. 

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Navigating the LIBOR transition: what you need to know

Download the latest Refinitiv guide exploring how organisations can take the necessary steps to be ready for the LIBOR transition.

Front cover design for the Unlocking hidden value in market and reference data report


Challenges remain for buy-side digital transformation

Although buy-side firms are ahead of their sell-side counterparts in the digital transformation journey in several ways, the survey shows that there is still some distance for the buy side to travel. Discover are five key themes that emerged from the Connected Data survey for the buy-side. 


Exploring new dimensions in fixed income data

Fixed income index data is taking on new dimensions, enabling firms to better collaborate across the front, middle and back office. In this video, John Mason, head of pricing and reference services at Refinitiv and Scott Harman, head of fixed income multi-asset indices at FTSE Russell, talk about how data collaboration supports firms’ business goals.



2021 Market and Reference Data Survey: Challenges for the front, middle and back office in connected data

Our infographic based on the Refinitiv Connected Data survey explores data culture challenges as well as three themes firms are engaging with to address them.