May 18, 2022

HiredA former operations executive at UK hedge fund Man Group has been named as chief operating officer (COO) for the investment management department of Jupiter Asset Management.

May 10, 2022

Online investingOnline trading firm Robinhood is preparing to launch a securities lending service for retail investors.

May 04, 2022

Regulatory reportingFinancial firms are not prioritising their transaction reporting process despite concerns about systemic risk and regulatory penalties as a result of inaccurate reports.

May 04, 2022

Bond indicesIndex provider MSCI and bond trading platform MarketAxess have announced plans to co-develop a range of fixed income indexes.

Apr 27, 2022

Bank of EnglandThe Bank of England (BoE) has called for a new industry leadership group to improve innovation and efficiency in the UK’s post-trade processes.

Apr 27, 2022

Netherlands 1Investment platform Change has become one of the few businesses in Holland to hold dual crypto and traditional investment licences after securing approval from the Dutch Central Bank to acquire a local and licensed investment firm.

Apr 20, 2022

CryptocurrenciesUS-based online trading app Robinhood is set to enter the UK market after agreeing to acquire London-based crypto company Ziglu.

Apr 13, 2022

Switzerland1Switzerland-based European Digital Assets Exchange (EDSX) is set to open what it claims is the first security token exchange in its home market.

Apr 06, 2022

london stock exchangeThe London Stock Exchange Group (LSE) is the latest exchange to buy into the regtech space following its acquisition of digital identity firm Global Data Consortium (GDC).

Apr 05, 2022

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


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