Mar 29, 2023

Sustainable, Clima8, close, doorsClim8, the UK-based climate-focused investment app, is set to cease operations at the end of May due to the challenging economic conditions.

Mar 29, 2023

Swift, blockchain, corporateBanking cooperative and financial messaging network Swift has hailed the results of a recently completed pilot involving the use of distributed ledger technology (DLT) for corporate actions data.

Mar 29, 2023

CFA, AI, handbook, artificial intelligence, fund managersGlobal trade body CFA Institute has published a handbook on the use of artificial intelligence and big data by investment managers.

Mar 29, 2023

Calastone, executive, appointmentsFunds network Calastone has announced a number of promotions among its senior management and the recruitment of a chief commercial officer (CCO).

Mar 29, 2023

An inability to extract accurate data is the biggest problem facing buy-side firms when it comes to their trade reconciliations.

Mar 22, 2023

Morngan Stanley, ChatGPT, financial, advisorsMorgan Stanley Wealth Management (MSWM) is running a series of tests with its financial advisors on the use of OpenAI’s chatbot ChatGPT.


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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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