technology

Jan 04, 2018

BitcoinFollowing a meteoric 18-fold rise in value this year, Mark Latham asks whether the volatile cryptocurrency – until recently the preserve of geeks and criminals – could become a serious vehicle for institutional investors.

Jan 04, 2018

Wheat_filed_high_yieldPrivate equity investment is back at a high level as investors chase yield. Catherine Lafferty looks at some of the most successful fund closures of recent months and what these funds are targeting.

Jan 04, 2018

Cyber_securityRecent cyber security breaches should have alerted private equity firms to the threats facing their portfolio companies, says Michael Corcione of Cordium.

Jan 04, 2018

Mobile_investingAsset management is having a difficult time adjusting to mobile delivery and must hurry, finds Fiona Rintoul.

Jan 04, 2018

Big data2018 will see a raft of new regulation that will impact the funds industry. Following last month’s piece on the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting initiative, here we take a look at the forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation.

Jan 04, 2018

With MiFID II about to go live, Nicholas Pratt talks to a number of regtech providers about their pre-MiFID preparations and post-MiFID expectations.

Jan 04, 2018

Blockchain, BitcoinThe past few weeks have seen the launch of europe’s first bitcoin mutual fund, along with two fixed income responsible investment products.

Dec 15, 2017

Digital_currency_bitcoinThe UK financial regulator has indicated that the technology underpinning bitcoin could exist within its regulatory regime and be more widely used in financial services.

Dec 14, 2017

Blockchain, cryptocurrencyIndex provider HFR has launched two indices designed to capture the performance of hedge funds investing in blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies.

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