Jan 25, 2023

hedge funds, tech, outsourcingSystematic hedge funds are increasingly looking to blend the use of outsourcing and in-house development to build their front-office technology stacks, suggests a recently published report.

Jan 18, 2023

Crypto, bitcoin, blockchainA majority of asset managers believe there are better uses for blockchain than trading cryptocurrencies, suggests research.

Jan 18, 2023

Europe, associationsA consortium of Europe’s leading asset management association has called on the EU to establish an equities consolidated tape (CT) in order to democratise access to the continent’s capital markets for investors.

Jan 18, 2023

BlackRock, record, salesBlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, has seen its technology business post record figures in its recently published results.

Jan 18, 2023

bondsEurope’s digital bond market is taking shape, with two firms claiming to be the first to issue their respective blockchain-based fixed income instruments within days of each other.

Dec 16, 2022

private marketsThe drive to increase access to private capital will be dependent on technology, discovers Nicholas Pratt. But what technology and who will provide it?

Dec 14, 2022

Acquisition, Euroclear, GojiBrussels-based post-trade services group Euroclear has signalled a push into the private funds market following its acquisition of London-based fintech Goji.

Dec 07, 2022

ECB, collateral management system,The launch of a pan-European platform for managing collateral has been put back by the European Central Bank (ECB).

Dec 07, 2022

TP Icap, digital assetsThe UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has approved interdealer broker TP Icap’s plan to launch a wholesale spot market for digital assets.

Dec 07, 2022

Nasdaq, AWSTrading exchange group Nasdaq has completed the migration of its Nasdaq MRX platform to Amazon Web Services (AWS).


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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.

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.

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.

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.

Managing the impact of ESG reporting

A rise in ESG reporting requirements is impacting asset managers in every conceivable way. The solution, discovers Nicholas Pratt, is to use all of this newly found data to form a closer relationship with the next generation of investors.

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