Dec 04, 2017

BitcoinThe blockchain revolution within the funds sector began in earnest this week after Calastone, which operates a transaction network for mutual funds, said it would start migrating its core technology to the new digital infrastructure about a year from now.

Nov 30, 2017

Digital_transactionMost investors expect that technology will drive alternative assets under management to surpass current levels over the next 12 months.

Nov 30, 2017

Home_automationBNP Paribas Asset Management has transferred assets from a technology fund into a new fund targeting disruptive digital trends.

Nov 27, 2017

Yves_DupuyEuroclear has appointed a chief information officer, a new role that is part of an ongoing technology drive that has included working with fintech firms.

Nov 23, 2017

Robo adviceUK financial advisers are divided on robo-advice, with over three quarters saying it is not a business threat, while a third – mainly smaller firms – believe it is a top challenge.

Nov 23, 2017

Tech stocksA quant manager has dismissed the notion of a bubble in tech stocks, despite soaring prices and a 27% rise in a key index this year.

Nov 16, 2017

Data_mapThe army of providers of ETF flow data seems to be growing daily. Nicholas Pratt examines who is consuming this data and how it is being used.

Nov 16, 2017

Tilman-FechterFunds Europe carried out a survey in partnership with Clearstream to examine possible trends in the exchange-traded fund (ETF) market. Tilman Fechter of Clearstream discusses the findings.

Nov 15, 2017

SurveyMore than eight in ten asset management professionals expect fundamental change in their operating models caused by at least one factor over the next 24 months, a survey from a financial technology firm has found.

Nov 14, 2017

Arc_de_TriompheAlong with the rollout of technology, the never-ending drip feed of regulation is keeping French asset servicing firms on their toes. In paris, Mark Latham talks to the key players.