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Jun 15, 2022

Cloud computing serversFinancial regulators in the UK are set to be given new powers to oversee the activity and resilience of the large cloud providers that have gained prominent roles in the UK’s financial services sector.

Jun 15, 2022

CryptocurrenciesProfessional investors are set to replace their retail counterparts as the major holders of digital assets, according to recently published research.

Jun 08, 2022

Crypto exchangeTwo of the largest crypto exchanges in the market have announced measures to reduce their labour costs ahead of what is being termed a ‘crypto winter’.

Jun 08, 2022

Cyber padlockUK investment manager Brewin Dolphin has contracted cloud-based network detection vendor ExtraHop to bolster its defences against cyber attacks.

Jun 08, 2022

14.10 Handshake

UK fund manager abrdn has scrapped plans to acquire  artificial intelligence (AI) powered platform Exo Investing after agreeing to invest an undisclosed sum in the parent company Nucoro instead.

Jun 08, 2022

Sustainable investingUK-based specialist investment company Sustainable Development Capital (SDCL) has appointed Ben Story as group chief operating officer.

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Cryptocurrencies: Solving crypto’s sustainability problem

Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin have a huge carbon footprint but, as Nicholas Pratt discovers, environmentally friendly alternatives exist.

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.

Proxy voting: Making every vote count

With stewardship more important than ever and digital technology to the fore, surely it is time to solve the problem of proxy voting? Nicholas Pratt investigates.

Interview: Rise of the robo-adviser

FundsTech talks to Nutmeg’s CTO, Matt Gatrell, about the role of technology in its online offering.

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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