Nov 10, 2021

Crypto exchangeDigital bank Revolut is reportedly preparing to expand its involvement with digital assets.

Nov 10, 2021

Private signThe Depositary Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has announced plans to launch a new platform that will apply tokenisation and blockchain to the use of private market securities.

Nov 03, 2021

Cryptocurrencies1Singapore-based private market exchange ADDX has announced the debut of its first cryptocurrency product, a digital asset fund by investment manager Trovio Capital Management (TCM).

Oct 20, 2021

ParisA consortium of securities services firms has announced the completion of a test project involving the use of central bank digital currency (CBDC) to settle French treasury bonds on a test blockchain.

Oct 13, 2021

london stock exchangeThe London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) has invested in UK fintech Finbourne as part of a strategy to provide digital data services to fund managers.

Oct 06, 2021

Outsourcing1Global custodian Northern Trust has stepped up its front office outsourcing business with the appointment of Gary Paulin as head of global strategic solutions.

Sep 29, 2021

OverpopulationAround 1.69 million share investors in the UK are spending more time in chat rooms talking about their investment ideas.

Sep 15, 2021

Bitcoin_1Digital assets-backed securities provider ETC Group has announced what it claims is a “major milestone” in crypto investment with the listing of the first bitcoin futures contract on German exchange Eurex.

Sep 08, 2021

online investingOnline payments giant is PayPal is reportedly preparing to compete with online trading platforms such as Robinhood with the launch of a retail trading division.

Sep 01, 2021

Arrow downVideo communications firm Zoom saw its shares plummet by 11% despite posting its first ever quarter revenue in excess of $1 billion.


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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.

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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.

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