Bloomberg Among Cloud Top 500

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Bloomberg Recent Developments

Bloomberg primarily leverages its terminal business to increase wallet share among customers by offering them extensions for treasury and risk management, particularly in the areas of hedge accounting and managing counterparty risks.In July 2018 Semarang – Universitas Diponegoro (Undip), one of Indonesia’s top universities, and Bloomberg, the global financial information and technology company, opened the first Bloomberg Finance Lab in Indonesia. Universitas Diponegoro joins more than 800 universities worldwide with Bloomberg Terminals or Finance Labs. The new facility in the university’s school of business will have 12 Bloomberg Terminals for business and economics undergraduates and postgraduates. The Bloomberg Terminal is a software platform that provides real-time and historical data, market-moving news and analytics to help leading business and financial professionals worldwide make better-informed investment decisions. The service also features execution platforms for every asset class, research, and a global network to communicate securely and reliably. The Bloomberg Finance Lab will help undergraduate and graduate students build the skills needed for a career in finance. Students will also have access to Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC), an e-learning certification course, and CFAPRO, a database that maps the CFA Institute Candidate Body of Knowledge to over 387 relevant Bloomberg Terminal functions.

Bloomberg Overview

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Employees: 19000

Functional Market: Treasury and Risk Management,

Key Verticals: Banking and Financial Services,

Bloomberg Key Enterprise & Cloud Applications

Bloomberg Terminal,

SCORES Analysis

Bloomberg Strengths

As one of the largest provider of financial data and technology services, Bloomberg has provided integrated TRM functionality to buy-side financial institutions and corporate treasury professionals who turn to Bloomberg for an array of tools that help them manage portfolio and risk, optimize workflow, enhance compliance and lower operational risk. This goes beyond traditional TRM to include multi-asset transparency and valuation, execution tools for FX, FI, money markets and commodities, hedge accounting and post trade analysis, confirmation, matching, and settlement. The Bloomberg Professional service provides access to all the news, analytics, communications, charts, liquidity, functionalities and execution services to put knowledge into action across asset classes. AIM offers an integrated suite of solutions including: decision support and portfolio management; pre-trade, post-execution and end-of-day compliance; order management, multi-asset class electronic trading and execution; and post-trade matching, settlement, reconciliation, performance measurement and data aggregation and reporting. Bloomberg Trading Solutions Connectivity & Integration (TSCI) delivers open connectivity, technology products and integration services to create seamless workflows across different systems, minimize operational risk, lower total cost of ownership and manage overall enterprise needs. In May 2018 Bloomberg today launched a new price forecasting application for investment professionals powered by artificial intelligence (AI). The “Alpaca Forecast AI Prediction Matrix” is an application (app) that provides short-term market price forecasts for major markets such as USD/JPY, EUR/USD, AUD/JPY, CME Nikkei 225 Futures Index and US 10-year treasury bonds, using Bloomberg’s Market Data Feed (B-PIPE). Developed jointly with AlpacaJapan, a startup that specializes in AI solutions for financial trading, the app uses a cutting-edge deep learning engine to analyze tick data at a speed and volume beyond the ability of the human eye. AlpacaJapan’s AI technology recognizes patterns in the waves of price movements instantly, making market predictions possible. The Alpaca Forecast AI Prediction Matrix is available on the Bloomberg App Portal, a function on the Bloomberg Terminal that offers subscribers access to a range of specialty applications across asset classes. The Bloomberg App Portal is powered by Bloomberg data and news, with apps developed by software companies, financial institutions, academics, and other third parties. Analysts and portfolio managers can find apps for data analysis and visualization, news and research, portfolio management, risk analysis, technical analysis, as well as pricing and valuation. Institutional clients can also use the Bloomberg App Portal to deploy proprietary software tools to their own employees and clients. In April 2018 Bloomberg launched of the Bloomberg E-Bond trading and market surveillance system, a new electronic trading system for Mauritian government bonds. Developed by Bloomberg, in collaboration with the Bank of Mauritius and the local market-maker community, as an innovative trading system for fixed income securities, the Bloomberg E-Bond platform provides electronic trading and market surveillance tools for participants in Mauritius’ fixed income market, including primary dealers, investors, and market authorities. The adoption of Bloomberg E-Bond system follows the launch last year of Bloomberg’s Auction System (BAS) in Mauritius. BAS is part of Bloomberg’s FIT (Fixed Income Trading) offering and allows government agencies and financial institutions to perform their auction tenders with dealers who submit their bids via Bloomberg. The combination of Bloomberg’s Auction System and E-Bond Trading Platform provides a full solution for a developing market.

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Bloomberg Revenues, $M:

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Bloomberg Direct vs Indirect sales

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Bloomberg Opportunities

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Bloomberg Risks

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Bloomberg Ecosystem

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Bloomberg Cloud Infrastructure Insights

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Data used in research reports are derived from publicly available documents, continuous surveys of applications vendors, customers, resellers, Independent Software Vendors, systems integrators and other verifiable sources.

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