Aug 25, 2021

green investmentsThe Bank of International Settlements (BIS) is investigating the tokenisation of green bonds in a bid to promote sustainable investment.

Aug 25, 2021

Bitcoin currenciesGerman exchange Eurex has launched what it claims is Europe’s first regulated market in bitcoin-related derivatives.

Aug 11, 2021

crypto_valuationFalcon X, a crypto trading platform aimed at institutional investors, has achieved a $3.75 billion valuation after its latest round of funding.

Aug 11, 2021

cryptocurrency_investment_germanyA change in German law will lead to mass adoption of crypto assets among institutional investors. 

Aug 11, 2021

abrdn_aiAbrdn is planning to launch a wealth management app after acquiring an artificial intelligence (AI) powered platform.

Aug 04, 2021

AcquisitionFintech Broadridge has expanded its post-trade portfolio after acquiring Alpha Omega.

Jul 28, 2021

Stressed outThe majority of financial institutions (60%) believe that settlement failures are caused by problems in their middle office.

Jul 21, 2021

Man GroupMan Group has selected Corfinancial’s post-trade processing and settlement software Salerio to automate foreign exchange processing.

Jul 07, 2021

RipplesCryptocurrencies continue to multiply and divide attention. Fiona Nicolson goes beyond bitcoin to cast a light on four other currencies.

Jul 07, 2021

Asian_undergroundNicholas Pratt examines how China’s biggest funds attract so many subscriptions and asks if European funds can replicate their success.


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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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