Jul 10, 2020

data_management_outsourcingThe rise of pay-per-use public cloud services like Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services has seen a boom in the outsourcing of core technology functionalities. It brings down the large cost of owning and operating hardware, as well as the expense of maintaining systems in data centres. 

Jul 02, 2020

blockchain_regulationDevelopment is underway for a not-for-profit blockchain platform designed to facilitate regulatory and ESG reporting requirements while improving data flow for asset managers and distributors.

Jul 01, 2020

cryptoassets_cryptocurrency_UK_bitcoinThe number of UK consumers that have bought into cryptoassets such as bitcoin has almost doubled in a year, but many are at potential risk of financial harm, according to research by the Financial Conduct Authority. 

Jun 30, 2020

efama_data_regulationMarket data costs for asset managers are chewing into investment fund performance and effecting capital-market efficiency, industry bodies claimed as they issued a call for data costs to be reduced.

Jun 18, 2020

data outsourcingAsset management firms have been slow to adopt data management outsourcing and cloud technology. Although outsourcing is very much in fashion, reservations remain and cyber security is key. Alex Rolandi reports.

Jun 18, 2020

China_buildingsSince its economic rise, premiumisation has emerged as a key trend in China, but what are the opportunities and limitations? Romil Patel reports from Hong Kong and the mainland.

Jun 18, 2020

A survey by Funds Europe and Fundsquare highlights the role that APIs will play in driving new models of data communication and, ultimately, transition towards a new funds marketplace.

Jun 16, 2020

Daniele_GrassiDaniele Grassi, chief executive of Axyon AI, looks at market performance data and considers what the future holds for asset managers, which he expects will include the usage of more AI-based systems to manage through market anomalies.

Jun 04, 2020

Ifsc_DublinFundTech talks to Dáire Lawlor, a member of the Irish Funds FinTech Working Group, about the country’s growing fundtech market.

Jun 04, 2020

TokenisationTokenisation has been touted as the saviour of private and illiquid markets. Nicholas Pratt asks how it can be done and how long it will take.