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Mar 16, 2022

Crypto exchangeEurope’s largest digital investment firm CoinShares has acquired a 21% share of Swiss firm FlowBank in a bid to expand its European offering and attract more institutional investors.

Mar 16, 2022

Fund services provider Apex is the latest firm to expand its digital assets capability following its purchase of a majority stake in FundAdminChain (FAC), a DLT-based network aimed at the funds industry.

Mar 09, 2022

Speed tunnelWealth managers must accelerate their adoption of digital technology for their retirement offerings or else risk losing clients to digitally-native providers, according to data and analytics firm GlobalData.

Mar 09, 2022

Scam alertThe UK’s financial watchdog has signalled a crackdown on cryptocurrency scams in an effort to reign in the number of unregulated investment schemes targetting retail investors.

Mar 09, 2022

Sustainable investingThe EU’s sustainability disclosure rules are too complex and risk overwhelming consumers with too much information they do not understand.

Mar 09, 2022

Algorithmic tradingSpain-based CaixaBank is the latest institution to claim a quantum computing breakthrough with the development of an application for portfolio hedging using the nascent technology.

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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

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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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