May 04, 2022

AcquisitionFund services group IQ-EQ has completed its purchase of Ireland’s Davy Global Fund Management after securing the approval of the Irish central bank.

May 04, 2022

Bond indicesIndex provider MSCI and bond trading platform MarketAxess have announced plans to co-develop a range of fixed income indexes.

Apr 27, 2022

Bank of EnglandThe Bank of England (BoE) has called for a new industry leadership group to improve innovation and efficiency in the UK’s post-trade processes.

Apr 27, 2022

CommerzbankGermany's Commerzbank has become the latest institution to enter the digital; asset servicing market after a spokesperson revealed the bank has applied for a local crypto licence.

Apr 27, 2022

BitcoinUS-based fund manager Fidelity Investments has included bitcoin as an investment option for its retirement savings customers.

Apr 27, 2022

Netherlands 1Investment platform Change has become one of the few businesses in Holland to hold dual crypto and traditional investment licences after securing approval from the Dutch Central Bank to acquire a local and licensed investment firm.


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