Mar 08, 2023

FCA, trade, data, studyThe UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has launched a study into competition within the wholesale data market following a report that uncovered shortcomings in competitiveness, cost and concentration within the trade data market.

Mar 08, 2023

Kaisen, stake, regtech, firmUK-based regtech Kaizen Reporting has acquired a majority stake in London Reporting House, a startup that specialises in data from the repo market.

Mar 01, 2023

Euronext, Allfunds, withdraws, pulledExchange operator Euronext has pulled its $5.8 billion bid to acquire fund distribution platform Allfunds, reportedly due to "insufficient synergies".

Mar 01, 2023

Banks, ChatGPT, staffEmployees at some of the world's largest financial institutions have been blocked from using the artificial intelligence (AI) tool ChatGPT.

Mar 01, 2023

outsorced, trading, provider, acquire, State Street, CF GlobalUS asset servicing firm State Street is reportedly in talks to acquire CF Global, a provider of outsourced trading services.

Mar 01, 2023

Lazard, global, tech, Larry CohenSeasoned veteran Larry Cohen has been named as managing director and global head of technology and operations of US-based fund manager Lazard Asset Management.


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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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