Capital Markets & IT -lakyara vol.301 Asset Management
Alternative data use in asset management and its implications for Japan
Use of alternative data in investment decision-making is growing rapidly, mainly in Europe and the US. Alternative data use is most prevalent in the quant hedge fund community, but even some traditional asset managers are using alternative data in the aim of qualitatively improving human investment decisions. Japanese asset managers must step up investment in alternative data utilization to remain competitive.