technology

Dec 21, 2015

Robot handshakeFor managers operating in numerous markets and channels, workflow management systems can be an enormous help, finds Nick Fitzpatrick.

Nov 06, 2015

Kid planeAs the barrage of new regulations keeps coming, asset servicers must innovate to stay competitive, finds David Stevenson.

Nov 06, 2015

TabletBaby-boomers hold the most wealth – but advisors know they must act to connect with the next generation of millennials. Funds Europe, in association with Investec Asset Management, reports on the Investec Global Advisor Forum held in London recently.

Nov 06, 2015

TunnelThe hunt for yield has seen higher institutional bond holdings. Hugo Cox explains how this has slowed down bond trading and led to information risks when large trades do occur. But can a new breed of e-platforms help?

Nov 06, 2015

3D printerDefined contribution pension provision means the number of fund solutions required is set to explode. Kevin Openshaw and Nathan Travell of Milestone Group look at the administration capabilities needed to deliver cost-controlled investment outcomes.

Nov 06, 2015

TechnologyA new working group intends to bring automation to the alternative funds market. But why should this plan be successful, asks Nicholas Pratt, when others have failed?

Nov 06, 2015

King and ShewringIt is all too easy to assume that research & development (R&D) and innovation are purely the domain of fintech start-ups that regularly grab the headlines.

Oct 26, 2015

Cost cutting aheadState Street is axing 600 staff globally to save $50 million (€45.3 million) as part of a wider cost-saving drive, the firm has said.

Oct 16, 2015

Dried up earthWater scarcity is a huge problem. The use of water in production can lead to portfolio risks that are hard to quantify – but there are also exciting opportunities, writes Fiona Rintoul.

Oct 16, 2015

Social mediaAlix Robertson looks at how the ongoing development of social media is affecting the way one asset manager communicates. 

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