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Jun 30, 2021

Bitcoin currenciesThe world’s largest interdealer broker, TP ICAP, is launching a crypto trading platform in a bid to set up a wholesale electronic marketplace for spot cryptoasset trading.

Jun 30, 2021

City of LondonUK clearing house LCH has made regulated investment funds eligible for sponsored clearing through its RepoClear service in a move that could cut post-trade costs for fund managers.

Jun 30, 2021

Deutsche BoerseGermany’s national stock exchange has expanded its digital assets business following its acquisition of Crypto Finance, a Germany-based crypto trading service.

Jun 09, 2021

Digiltal solutionStandard Chartered has launched a digital asset trading service for institutional traders in the UK and Europe.

May 05, 2021

MergerConsolidation in the fund management software market has increased with a merger between two systems vendors. 

Mar 31, 2021

StartupSeth Merrin, the founder and former chairman and CEO of buy-side trading network Liquidnet, has joined Neuravest Research as its executive chairman.

Mar 26, 2021

Working_from_homeOne year on from a global move to home working, FundsTech asked the industry’s leading figures what 2020 meant for them and their hopes for the year ahead.

Mar 26, 2021

BitcoinAs the price of bitcoin continues to rise, some fund managers are becoming more involved while others continue to shun the cryptocurrency. Nicholas Pratt explores both sides of the argument.

Mar 26, 2021

Specialist_fund_admin_roundtable_Feb_2021Our expert panel looks at how the specialist fund admin industry is handling issues such as technology and cyber crime, discusses the threat of global competition and lays out an agenda for the year. Chaired by Alex Rolandi.

Mar 24, 2021

Outsourcing 1Axa Investment Managers (AXAIM) has become the latest asset manager to launch an outsourced trading service, following in the footsteps of other French asset managers like Amundi and Natixis AM.

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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.

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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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