Oct 15, 2018

Network_hubThe European Fund and Asset Management Association (Efama) says inefficiencies in fund processing remain as “high as ever” and the trade body renewed its call for national initiatives to tackle the problem.

Oct 11, 2018

emerging techAdoption of emerging technologies is low among institutional investors despite the belief among nearly three quarters of those surveyed that artificial intelligence (AI) and other forms will transform the industry by 2025.

Oct 11, 2018

Communications SurveyData gathering is the most time-consuming hurdle to client communications and reporting, according to a survey of 100 buy-side executives by investment management solutions provider, SimCorp.

Oct 10, 2018

Digital_communicationSchroders has purchased a minority stake in the first fintech firm to join its fintech accelerator programme, Cobalt.

Oct 09, 2018

Financial_Technology_fintechA number of fintech firms with tools applicable to responsible investment, decision making, bond investing, and other activities have been selected to join an asset management programme.

Oct 08, 2018

MeetingSchroders and Lloyds Banking Group are in discussion to see how they can work together in the wealth sector.

Oct 04, 2018

Artificial intelligenceGlobal non-profit organisation Efma has launched the AI Executive Certificate, a training programme to help professionals in financial services better understand the impact that Artificial Intelligence (AI) can have on their business and the wider industry.

Sep 27, 2018

RoboticsNikko Asset Management and its US-based affiliate ARK Investment Management have launched a technology fund focused on disruption which they say will have investments similar to venture capital, but made though listed equities.

Sep 26, 2018

operational efficienciesFund administrators and transfer agents (TAs) are failing to adequately support asset managers in gaining greater operational efficiencies, research indicates.

Sep 20, 2018

Mark_LathamIn the week that this report went to press, Aberdeen Standard Investments launched a fund that will be run by artificial intelligence.