Nov 01, 2022

AutomationDespite the advances in digital technology, more than two-thirds of fund management firms and asset servicers worldwide still use fax.

Oct 26, 2022

Tech skills shortage, The financial services sector faces a potential shortage of qualified technologists and data analysts over the next five years, according to a recently published report.

Oct 26, 2022

ClearstreamGerman post-trade group and Deutsche Boerse subsidiary Clearstream has gone live with its first digital securities issuances in Germany.

Oct 26, 2022

Wealth managers, client behaviourEuropean wealth managers are set to increase their spending on technology in a bid to better understand investors’ behaviour.

Oct 26, 2022

Capital Fund ManagementParis-based quantitative asset manager Capital Fund Management has named Benjamin Roy as chief technology officer.

Oct 26, 2022

Kneip, AbrdnLuxembourg-based data management firm Kneip has been contracted by fund manager Abrdn to act as its fund data and document dissemination partner.


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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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