Product Highlights

State Street Alpha

Welcome to State Street AlphaSM

From risk analytics and portfolio management through to trading, compliance and settlement, State Street Alpha can help you streamline and simplify your investment processes – all on one platform.
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Introducing the State Street AlphaSM Data Platform​

Learn how the Alpha Data Platform (ADP), powered by Snowflake, helps consolidate and streamline data management for institutional investment managers and asset owners.
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Charles River IMS on Microsoft Azure

​Charles River IMS on Microsoft® Azure

Charles River delivers the Charles River Investment Management Solution (IMS) in the Microsoft Azure cloud to help firms innovate, bring new products to market quickly, and mitigate operational and security risks.
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Charles River Tailored Portfolio Solutions​

Charles River’s Tailored Portfolio Solutions enables wealth and asset management firms to offer high-value portfolio customization at scale tailored to the requirements of each individual investor.
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Connecting Managers & Sponsors through Charles River Wealth Hub

The Charles River Wealth Hub is the industry’s first API-driven open network solution, automating and streamlining connectivity between separate account asset managers and wealth management platform sponsors.
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Partner Ecosystem

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Leveraging MSCI’s Portfolio Analytics

MSCI’s Jorge Mina and Charles River’s Matt Daly on how our partnership helps institutional investment managers leverage MSCI’s portfolio and risk analytics across asset classes from Charles River IMS.
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Microsoft Inspire Virtual Conference

Spiros Giannaros, Charles River president and CEO, participated in the “Financial Services Regulatory Compliance in the Cloud” session to discuss Charles River’s selection of Microsoft® Azure.
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Charles River and BondCliQ

In this Trader TV Interview, we discuss Charles River’s collaboration with bond pricing provider BondCliQ delivers dynamic, accurate and timely pricing data sourced from leading broker/dealers.
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Using Factor Models to Build Better Portfolios

Learn how Northfield’s multi-asset factor model helps our clients gain insight into portfolio risk factors, optimize their portfolios and attribute manager performance.
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Streamlining Buy-Side FX Trading on a Single Platform

Learn how 360T Trading Networks partners with Charles River to help buy-side firms manage all of their FX needs on a single platform.
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Global Shareholder Disclosure: Challenges and Solutions

Clare Godson, Executive Director at aosphere discusses three global shareholder disclosure challenges facing buy-side firms in a rapidly changing regulatory environment.
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Speaker Spotlight

Fixed Income Leaders Summit Americas

The Importance of Trading Protocols

In this panel discussion at the Fixed Income Leaders Summit, Charles River discusses the evolving role of trading protocols, their impact on execution costs and the integral role of pre-trade data.
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Data Management Summit

A-Team Data Summit

Charles River was a keynote presenter at the Data Summit USA Virtual where he participated in the “Re-thinking the Data Delivery Paradigm: Transitioning to the Next-Gen Data Warehouse” session.
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The Evolution of Direct Indexing

In this MMI Advisory Insights interview, Charles River discusses the industry trends and innovations in technology that have enabled the recent surge in interest around direct indexing.
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Collateral Management Challenges

With multiple touch points across the front and middle office, Charles River discusses the regulatory challenges driving the adoption of Buy-Side Collateral Management solution at the InvestOps Conference.
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Charles River Featured at TSAM Tech Show​

Data leads for the State Street Alpha℠ team, discuss industry headwinds and shifting approaches to data management and how Charles River’s foundation in providing data management technology and services help firms navigate those shifts.
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Next Gen Tech Panel Discussion at TSAM Tech Show

Experts discuss how investment management technology solutions built on next generation, cloud-optimized architecture not only solve daily operational challenges, manage costs and risk, but also enable business growth through innovative capabilities.
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Trade Automation in Global Fixed Income Markets

Michael Beattie, Director of Product Strategy at Charles River, discusses the future of expanding fixed income trade automation and the build-out of Charles River’s partner ecosystems.
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The Evolving Role of the Fixed Income O/EMS, Partner Ecosystem and Buy-Side Trader

Vidya Guruju, Product Manager, Fixed Income Trading at Charles River, talks about the evolution of the combined EMS & OMS platforms and the continued importance of high-touch trading in fixed income.
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Supporting Trader Requirements with an OEMS

Alun Cutler, Director of Product Management at Charles River talks about key benefits and differentiators of the multi-asset OEMS.
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Managing Multi-Asset Risk with an OEMS

Charles River’s Alun Cutler discusses how a multi-asset order and execution management system (OEMS) helps firms support growing buy-side adoption of cross-asset strategies effectively.
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The Downsized Fixed Income Trading Desk

Amid electronification, regulatory change and the replacement of LIBOR, perhaps the biggest trend in fixed income markets is the downsizing of the trading desk, says Vidya Guruju, product manager for Charles River. Speaking with TABB Group, Guruju explains how the need for traders to focus on high-risk orders and offload and automate low-touch orders is shaping the opportunity for OMS and EMS providers.
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Supporting Multi-Asset Product Management with Cloud-based Technology & Workflow Automation

Responding to growing regulatory burdens and margin compression, buy-side firms are migrating to the cloud, automating workflows and launching multi-asset-class solutions. Dan Daum, Charles River Development and Dayle Scher, TABB Group, discuss.
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Optimizing Fixed Income Execution

With the launch of MiFID II and 100+ new venues, fixed income firms are challenged to leverage the growing volumes of trade data. We explore how an OEMS helps the buy-side navigate the new trading landscape and emerging data management technologies.
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Thought Leadership

The Changing Role of the Buy-Side Middle Office

The Changing Role of the Buy-Side Middle Office

Supporting new investment products, keeping pace with expanded regulatory reporting requirements and providing the front office with timely cash and position data places increasing demands on the buy-side middle office. Join product specialists to hear how a unified front and middle office platform can help firms deal with these challenges while streamlining their investment processes and reducing operational risk and cost.
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Evolution of the Smart Order and Execution Management System

In the past, buy-side firms had to purchase and integrate separate Order Management Systems (OMS) and Execution Management Systems (EMS), often from different vendors increasing operational risk and system maintenance costs. Charles River solved this problem by creating a multi-asset Order and Execution Management System (OEMS) complete with data, FIX connectivity, Transaction Cost Analysis (TCA) and trade analytics.
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Managing Funds by Strategy: Decoupling from the Back Office

Charles River hosted a panel discussion to understand how investment technology is evolving to help fund managers combat margin compression, address growing regulatory mandates and support innovative new products. By decoupling their investment process from back office accounting systems, firms obtain an investment-centric view of their portfolios that enables innovation and reduces manual workflows.
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