Mar 08, 2018

Hedge funds downHedge fund performance fell in February as global equities declined, ending a streak of fifteen consecutive monthly gains for Hedge Funds Research’s (HFR) fund weighted composite index.

Mar 08, 2018

An expert panel of asset servicers talk about how they are adapting to the digital challenge, and the effect of rising interest rates on their industry.

Mar 08, 2018

Job_under_threatDigital technology finally looks set to transform asset management, including investor services in Luxembourg. But what about ‘disruption’ for those working in the sector? Nick Fitzpatrick reports.

Mar 08, 2018

Data_managementLee Godfrey, CEO of Kneip, talks to Funds Europe about the importance of data accuracy and distribution oversight as firms seek to enhance efficiencies and controls in the middle and back office.

Mar 05, 2018

Signing_contractFrench value investor Metropole Gestion has selected SimCorp’s Dimension system to automate front and middle office activities.

Mar 02, 2018

The governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney has called for the regulation of cryptocurrencies.

Mar 01, 2018

Mergers_and_acquisitionsRecent years have seen a flurry of mega-deals in the asset management world. With capital market reforms known as MiFID II coming into force deal activity is likely to continue.

Feb 23, 2018

BlockchainTwenty asset managers are now supporting a French project to bring blockchain technology to fund distribution.

Feb 22, 2018

Blockchain_technologyThe global mutual funds industry could save €2.15 billion a year if it moved from the current manual process of fund trading and adopted an online ledger technology known as blockchain, according to a study published today.

Feb 22, 2018

Robot_armsThe digital revolution in the asset management sphere has begun in earnest, but will it help basic processes become more automated? Nicholas Pratt asks how effectively this new technology is being applied.