Mar 26, 2018

investment platformAn investment platform operated by Hargreaves Lansdown enjoyed the strongest asset growth among UK direct-to-consumer (D2C) platforms with £16 billion (€18.2 billion) of growth in 2017, according to figures published today.

Mar 19, 2018

BitcoinsWithin two years, blockchain could be a standard part of asset management. Fiona Rintoul considers the regulatory hurdles that might lie ahead.

Mar 19, 2018

Digital_fingerprintAn initiative to identify counterparties more easily has gained pace in Europe thanks to MiFID II, finds Nicholas Pratt.

Mar 14, 2018

SurveyThe chief executives of global asset and wealth management firms are confident about growth prospects but believe that regulation, technology and changing consumer behaviour are ushering in a period of disruption.

Mar 13, 2018

BitcoinMore than half (56%) of investors with holdings in crypto-currencies intend to buy more over the next 12 months, according to research data published this week.

Mar 08, 2018

Hedge funds downHedge fund performance fell in February as global equities declined, ending a streak of fifteen consecutive monthly gains for Hedge Funds Research’s (HFR) fund weighted composite index.

Mar 08, 2018

An expert panel of asset servicers talk about how they are adapting to the digital challenge, and the effect of rising interest rates on their industry.

Mar 08, 2018

Job_under_threatDigital technology finally looks set to transform asset management, including investor services in Luxembourg. But what about ‘disruption’ for those working in the sector? Nick Fitzpatrick reports.

Mar 08, 2018

Data_managementLee Godfrey, CEO of Kneip, talks to Funds Europe about the importance of data accuracy and distribution oversight as firms seek to enhance efficiencies and controls in the middle and back office.

Mar 05, 2018

Signing_contractFrench value investor Metropole Gestion has selected SimCorp’s Dimension system to automate front and middle office activities.