technology

Apr 27, 2016

FintechUK-based retail investment firm Hargreaves Lansdown is the first major player to use fintech firm Calastone to outsource its fund settlement process.

Apr 22, 2016

Jon LambertOptions, a specialist provider of IT infrastructure services to the global capital markets industry, has appointed Jon Lambert to the position of chief financial officer (CFO).

Apr 08, 2016

Servaas MichielssensCandriam Investors has expanded its Brussels-based biotech equity strategy team, with the appointment of Servaas Michielssens as senior biotechnology analyst.

Mar 23, 2016

Global handshakeNovia Global, a fund platform for advisers and other fund selectors in the UK, is entering the international market with the launch of an investment service in partnership with five asset managers.

Mar 16, 2016

Cyber crimeThe growth of cyber crime increasingly imperils the financial services sector, risking assets and reputations. Banks are investing millions in security systems, but are funds keeping up? Kit Klarenberg investigates.

Mar 16, 2016

EarthGeographical fund mandates have fallen out of favour, to be replaced by sector-specific approaches. However, Kit Klarenberg finds this development is not without risk. 

Mar 16, 2016

Stormy cloudsWith new players entering the exchange-traded funds market, David Stevenson asks providers which strategies they are employing in a volatile market.

Mar 16, 2016

Gold specksCustodians have vast amounts of data but have been slow to develop big data services – but projects are starting to be rolled out, finds Nicholas Pratt.

Mar 16, 2016

Head to headA fragile currency, plunging returns on mining stocks, and fears of a downgrade to ‘junk’ status, provided plenty to discuss when Funds Europe visited South Africa. Chaired by George Mitton and Alan Chalmers in Cape Town.

Mar 07, 2016

DistributionIf Luxembourg’s funds industry is to bring down costs, wider support for centralised utilities is essential. But as the topic drags on, it’s beginning to sound a bit old-fashioned, finds David Stevenson.

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