Dec 19, 2018

BlockchainMatt Duncan, chief executive of Ostrum Asset Management, tells Mark Latham about plans to give his firm first mover advantage on blockchain technology.

Dec 18, 2018

Some of Europe’s leading exchange-traded fund (ETF) providers including DWS, Invesco, iShares and SPDR have joined forces to provide investors with a ‘consolidated tape’ of aggregate ETF trading data in one place for the first time.

Dec 12, 2018

InnovationNearly half of institutional investors (48%) believe that emerging technology will be key to growth over the next five years, according to a survey of more than 500 global asset managers commissioned by State Street.

Dec 11, 2018

Stock_market_appNearly half of fund managers are “drastically under-prepared” for the next generation of investors because their technology is not good enough, a report claims.

Dec 03, 2018

Blockchain_technologyCalastone, a fund infrastructure, says it will achieve an industry first when it implements blockchain across its entire global fund network from May 2019.

Nov 09, 2018

Made_in_ChinaIn China, technology companies are changing how retail investors allocate capital, but it is not a zero-sum competition with traditional financial services firms. Joshua Bateman reports.

Nov 08, 2018

analyticsAn inaugural study into the state of innovation in the asset management industry has shown that 85% of managers are deploying advanced analytics within their firm and a further 55% are working with alternative data, yet only 10% are generating substantial and sustainable value from these programmes.

Oct 24, 2018

artificial intelligenceMatthieu Bleuse, principal at the asset management consultancy Alpha FMC, looks at common challenges for investment firms developing AI and machine learning capabilities.

Oct 24, 2018

Funds Europe talks to SGSS’s Sarj Panesar about the importance of distribution data.

Oct 23, 2018

Data_managementDeutsche Bank’s securities services business is confronting the threat of disruption from technology firms with what it describes as a “ground-breaking” data analytics capability.