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Apr 05, 2022

Smart_watchTokenisation 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.

Feb 16, 2022

FundingWealth management platform FNZ has completed a $1.4 billion equity funding round that gives the company a valuation in excess of $20 billion.

Nov 24, 2021

DataData management firm Kneip has teamed up with exchange group Nasdaq for a project designed to make it easier for fund managers to access pricing data.

Oct 06, 2021

Technology abstractThe majority of asset managers (74%) have not suffered any lasting impact on their operations as a result of the pandemic, according to the results of a recent Funds Europe survey.

Sep 22, 2021

ValueResearch carried out by Funds Europe suggests that almost half of asset managers are using spreadsheets to carry out oversight of their net asset value (NAV) calculations.

Sep 01, 2021

Arrow downVideo communications firm Zoom saw its shares plummet by 11% despite posting its first ever quarter revenue in excess of $1 billion.

Jul 14, 2021

AcquisitionGlobal custodian BNY Mellon said the acquisition of  tech vendor Milestone Group would help enhance the provision of net asset value (NAV) services.

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

BitcoinAs the price of bitcoin continues to rise, some fund managers are becoming more involved while others continue to shun the cryptocurrency. Nicholas Pratt explores both sides of the argument.

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.

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