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Apr 05, 2022

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

Apr 05, 2022

Smart_watchTokenisation 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.

Mar 30, 2022

Blockchain3The Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) has announced another delay to the rollout of its long-awaited blockchain-based post-trade network.

Mar 16, 2022

Non-fungible tokenWealth manager deVere Group has entered the non-fungible token (NFT) market with the launch of a new platform dV Gems.

Mar 16, 2022

Crypto exchangeEurope’s largest digital investment firm CoinShares has acquired a 21% share of Swiss firm FlowBank in a bid to expand its European offering and attract more institutional investors.

Mar 09, 2022

Scam alertThe UK’s financial watchdog has signalled a crackdown on cryptocurrency scams in an effort to reign in the number of unregulated investment schemes targetting retail investors.

Mar 09, 2022

Algorithmic tradingSpain-based CaixaBank is the latest institution to claim a quantum computing breakthrough with the development of an application for portfolio hedging using the nascent technology.

Mar 02, 2022

CrypocurrenciesJapan-based securities firm Nomura is set to establish a digital asserts business to cater for a growing institutional demand to trade cryptocurrencies.

Feb 23, 2022

LSE groupThe London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) has taken a further step into the digital assets trading world with the acquisition of multi-asset order management system (OMS) vendor Tora.

Feb 16, 2022

FundingWealth management platform FNZ has completed a $1.4 billion equity funding round that gives the company a valuation in excess of $20 billion.

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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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