Market impact of real-world events: Kensho, the financial guru answers

Over the past few years jobs in the manufacturing sector have been impacted by big data and automation. In the not-too distant future, the pressure could shift to the financial services industry.

By: | August 12, 2016 4:57 PM
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Kensho is among the new breed of companies that are expected to change the way the world deals in financial services. Among the investors in Kensho are investment bank Goldman Sachs, Google Ventures and CNBC. Goldman Sachs uses Kensho’s real-time statistical computing and analytics technology across the firm. To keep pace with the changing world, Kensho in collaboration with CNBC has developed 16 indices – Kensho New Economy Indices – that include Space, Drones, 3D Printing, Wearable, Autonomous Vehicles, Smart Buildings and Cyber Security among others. These new economy indices cover industries that are driving the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Kensho’s natural language processing platform goes through millions of pages of regulatory filings to identify companies in these sectors.

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First Published on August 12, 2016 4:55 pm
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