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Aug 24, 2022

Lloyds BanksUK-based investment platform AJ Bell has become the first wealth management company to sign up for an open banking payment product provided by high street bank Lloyds.

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.

Sep 22, 2021

Fund transparencyFund groups including Fidelity International are working with fintechs to make fund comparison more easy and potentially leading to quicker transfers.

Sep 22, 2021

Fund transparencyFund groups including Fidelity International are working with fintechs to make fund comparison more easy and potentially leading to quicker transfers.

Sep 08, 2021

14.10 HandshakeInvestment software provider SimCorp has teamed up with analytics firm Qontigo, part of the Deutsche Boerse group, as it continues to recruit partners as part of its ‘open platform’ strategy.

Aug 25, 2021

Indices boardBloomberg has expanded its suite of crypto offering after teaming up with US-based asset servicing firm Galaxy Digital to develop an index based on decentralised finance (DeFi).

Jul 07, 2021

Abstract_cloudA Funds Europe report, conducted in partnership with Temenos, considered the future of investment operations and found that asset managers will look increasingly to third parties.

Mar 26, 2021

Working_from_homeOne year on from a global move to home working, FundsTech asked the industry’s leading figures what 2020 meant for them and their hopes for the year ahead.

Mar 26, 2021

Specialist_fund_admin_roundtable_Feb_2021Our expert panel looks at how the specialist fund admin industry is handling issues such as technology and cyber crime, discusses the threat of global competition and lays out an agenda for the year. Chaired by Alex Rolandi.

Dec 23, 2020

Winner – Kerry McCormack, global head of IT, First Sentier Investors

Winner_Kerry_McCormackKerry McCormack has not let a global pandemic distract her in a year of hugely impressive achievements.


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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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