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Making the most of data

It's just over a year old but has been dubbed a "fintech firm with a 160-year history". Refinitiv's Asia-Pac managing director Alfred Lee sheds light on the business of using data and technology to derive risk intelligence.

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"Asian companies are greatly improving in this field (of sustainable practices) and are more open to subjecting themselves to disclosing such information publicly. In fact, we get feedback from senior executives in Asia that they are keen to learn more about how they can improve. We shouldn't be surprised if we see much higher action in the coming years." - Alfred Lee.

IN the past, the use of data was often viewed as a "nice-to-have" rather than a "must-have" in corporate decision-making.

But with advances in technology and a wealth of facts, figures and other information now available, Big Data analytics has emerged with a key role in creating valuable...

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