digital assets

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.

Sep 21, 2022

Digital solutionsAsset servicer Northern Trust has appointed Michael Buzza as global head of network management and market strategy.

Sep 14, 2022

FNZ DiamosNew Zealand-based wealthtech firm FNZ has expanded its European footprint following its acquisition of German wealth management platform Diamos.

Sep 14, 2022

Fintech M&AThe steep decline in fintech valuations has led to a clear rise in the number of mergers and acquisitions in the sector, according to recently published data.

Sep 06, 2022

ICMAOne of the leading industry associations for traders and securities firms, the International Capital Market Association (ICMA), has named Georgina Jarratt as its first-ever head of fintech and digitalisation in recognition of the growing influence of digital technology on capital markets.

Sep 06, 2022

B2C2 Morgan StanleyThe former global head of electronic trading at Morgan Stanley has been appointed CEO, Emea of institutional digital assets firm B2C2.

Sep 06, 2022

Ark36Cyprus-based cryptocurrency fund Ark36 has appointed Anto Paroian as executive director and chief executive.

Aug 31, 2022

Singapore skylineThe Singapore Funds Industry Group (SFIG) has announced the launch of a funds settlement system based on distributed ledger technology (DLT).

Aug 24, 2022

European CommissionThe European Central Bank (ECB) has set out its plan to harmonise the licensing and regulation of crypto-asset activity within the EU.

Aug 17, 2022

ApprovedZodia Custody, the joint venture between Standard Chartered and Northern Trust, has become the second company to be registered as a virtual asset service provider (VASP) by the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI).

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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.

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.

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.

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.

Artificial Intelligence: For explainable AI, look in the white box

The rise in AI investing parallels A growing need to understand how computers make decisions, writes Lynn Strongin Dodds.

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