Mar 22, 2023

crypto, cryptocurrency, bitcoinGlobal custodian State Street has decided to end its association with UK-based Copper due to difficulties faced by the crypto custodian.

Mar 22, 2023

FCA, calls out, ESG, ratings, providersThe UK’s financial watchdog has criticised ESG benchmark administrators over the poor quality of their disclosures relating to ESG ratings and warned that they might be subject to regulation in the future.

Mar 22, 2023

Allfunds, launches, alternatives, divisionFunds platform Allfunds has announced the creation of a new division dedicated to alternative assets.

Mar 22, 2023

Massimo Tosato, Axyon AI, appointmentFormer Schroders vice chairman Massimo Tosato has been appointed an advisory committee member at Italian fintech Axyon AI.

Mar 15, 2023

Report, prices, dataSome asset managers are being charged 26 times more than their peers for index data, according to recent research.

Mar 15, 2023

crypto, bitcoin, LuxembourgZodia Custody Ireland, the crypto custodian established by Standard Chartered and Northern Trust, has been registered as a virtual asset service provider (VASP) by Luxembourg’s financial regulator.


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