Issues Archive»FundTech Winter 2019

Nicholas_PrattAllow me to once more draw a parallel between football and fund management (see Fundtech passim).

Andy_HampshireNicholas Pratt talks to Gresham House’s CTO and COO, Andrew Hampshire (pictured), about bringing digital technology to the alternative investment world.

EcosystemNicholas Pratt examines whether the growing use of APIs will herald a new era of open innovation in the asset management world.

Digital_abstractFirms are turning to the cloud in increasing numbers, but not all of them are aware of the risks involved. Nicholas Pratt investigates.

Emerging_technologiesWe asked a series of the most prominent figures in the industry for their technology highlights of 2019 and what they would most like to see in 2020.

GlobalOracle, a leading provider to the financial services industry, invited HSBC to explain how technology is helping the bank evolve its transfer agency business to create a truly global offering for clients.

FundTech_event_London_winter_2019The latest Fundtech event discussed breaking the glass ceiling, entering the cloud and protecting cyberspace. Nicholas Pratt reports.

Market_dataFunds Europe talks to Ralph Benchetrit and Romain Sauvage about the development of Open Asset Management Language and the need for data standards.

Most read features

Roundtable: The digital transformation opportunity

The funds industry is looking at adopting new types of technology, from automation to ESG reporting, blockchain and tokenisation. A FundsTech roundtable in March explored how these will revolutionise the sector.

Regulation: Panel calls for simplicity in ESG reporting

The industry accepts the need for more rigour in ESG fund reporting, but the work will be pointless if investors don’t understand the end result. Nicholas Pratt reports.

Tokenisation: The incredible potential of tokenisation

Tokenisation offers a new generation of investors access to a wide range of asset classes. But a lack of analysts is one reason why the market may not be ready for the possibilities, finds Nicholas Pratt.

Cryptocurrencies: Crypto funds face long wait for regulatory approval

While crypto currencies forge onwards, access for investors who prefer to invest through regulated vehicles remains muted. A wait-and-see stance by regulators lies at the centre of this, finds Nicholas Pratt.

Artificial Intelligence: For explainable AI, look in the white box

The rise in AI investing parallels A growing need to understand how computers make decisions, writes Lynn Strongin Dodds.

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