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Sep 28, 2022

DTCC SnowflakeThe US-based post-trade group Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) plans to partner with cloud company Snowflake for the management and storage of its data.

Sep 28, 2022

Digital assetsInvestment consultant MJ Hudson has extended its custody benchmarking service to cover digital assets.

Sep 21, 2022

Cryptocurrencies1Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) has launched what it claims is the first large-scale cryptocurrency offering from a European asset servicer.

Sep 21, 2022

BlockchainAsset tokenisation is forecast to grow into a $16 trillion market by 2030, according to a recently published study. This would represent a 50-fold increase on its current value of $310 billion and would constitute 10% of global GDP.

Sep 21, 2022

Sustainable investingPost-trade services group Euroclear has invested an undisclosed amount in ESG analytics provider Impact Cubed.

Sep 21, 2022

NasdaqSecurities exchange group Nasdaq is the latest company to launch a digital assets business., suggesting that the crypto winter is not holding back the development of new services for the nascent asset class.

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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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