technology

Apr 30, 2018

CyptocurrencyCould asset-backed cryptocurrencies provide a safer investment than the likes of Bitcoin? We talk to Shyaam Namas, head of sales, strategy and partnerships at AAA Reserve.

Apr 26, 2018

Digital platformDeutsche Bank majority-owned asset manager DWS Group is to turn its fund management platform from a transaction model into a digital one by streamlining existing technology models.

Apr 25, 2018

Digital_ageUK-based asset management firms are spending an average of £15 million (€17.1 million) a year on digital transformation, which they see as a top priority.

Apr 24, 2018

Emerging_marketsInsurers are confident in returns for growth-related asset classes including emerging market equities, but disagree about prospects for US stocks, according to research.

Apr 24, 2018

Fiona_RintoulIf you want to understand how completely out of touch traditional banks are with their customers’ needs, you need look no further than a recent conversation I had with the Bank of Scotland.

Apr 24, 2018

Currency_signsFX fees and transaction methods have come under the spotlight once again since the UK’s Investment Association issued guidelines on market practices. Catherine Lafferty looks at the scale of the issue in the UK and Europe.

Apr 24, 2018

Shark_finsThe funds industry is ramping up cyber security defences. Nicholas Pratt looks at what to do in the event of an attack.

Apr 24, 2018

Blockchain is one of THE buzzwords in recent years. Governments, industries and companies alike are seeking to use blockchain technology to boost cybersecurity and build what amounts to a new transaction layer based on the idea that cryptographic keys and shared ledgers can incentivise users to secure and formalise digital relationships.

Apr 24, 2018

Mark Hargraves, Head of Framlington Global Equities, takes a fresh approach to equity investing.

Apr 24, 2018

PaperworkMiFID II has gone live, but fund administrators are still waiting for asset managers to outsource their reporting duties – which run to literally tonnes of paper. Nicholas Pratt reports.

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