technology

May 28, 2020

trading_bloomberg_JP_MorganJP Morgan’s Securities Services and Bloomberg have joined forces to create a product aimed at transforming the post-trade workflow through direct front-to-back process, product, and data integration.

May 28, 2020

insurance_outsourcingEuropean insurers are seeking increasing assistance with their investment portfolios but at a slower rate than previously, according to a report by Cerulli Associates.

May 27, 2020

Money_marketJP Morgan Asset Management has partnered with the global funds network Calastone to increase the automated settlement of its money market funds.

May 20, 2020

TechnologyWith the help of technology, retail investors will be able to access assets previously available only to institutional clients. Bob Currie reports on new research by Funds Europe and Calastone.

May 19, 2020

Anti-money_launderingLuxembourg-based fund administrator EFA has selected i-Hub as its customer due diligence platform for detecting money laundering.

May 19, 2020

Blackrock_aladdin_santanderSantander Asset Management has adopted Aladdin, BlackRock’s operations system for investment managers, as part of its digital transformation.

May 14, 2020

robotics_automationLegal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has launched a thematic index fund focusing on robotics and automation.

May 14, 2020

covidChris Gannatti, head of research at ETF specialist WisdomTree, explains how artificial intelligence is being used to tackle Covid-19.

May 12, 2020

robo_adviceRobo-advisors manage more assets in Germany than anywhere else in the European Union – at least since the UK’s January 2020 departure, according to figures published by German funds trade body BVI.

May 07, 2020

Francesca_CampanelliItalian artificial intelligence provider Axyon AI has appointed Francesca Campanelli to the new role of chief commercial officer.

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Top features in May

Irish ETFs: Covid’s challenge to ETF project deadline

Ireland seeks greater efficiencies for its ETF industry, but lockdown threatens to delay a key plan to upgrade operations before the end of the year. Nicholas Pratt reports.

Association column: Where do we go from here?

The gravity of what is happening as a result of Covid-19 casts a long shadow over other thoughts. Accompanying the shock, distress and grief, the demonstrations of selflessness, compassion and resilience have lifted our collective spirit. We are indebted to all those who do the extraordinary for others.

Exchange-traded funds: With flying colours?

ETFs recently marked their 20th birthday in Europe amid uncertainty and volatility. The Covid-19 crisis has hit indices hard but opportunities in these index-based investments still exist, say experts.

Technology: Tech will ‘democratise’ wealth management

With the help of technology, retail investors will be able to access assets previously available only to institutional clients. Bob Currie reports on new research by Funds Europe and Calastone.

Post-Covid-19: There’s no going back

Covid-19 has prompted fund managers to consider how the world will change – perhaps forever – in terms of globalisation and, notably, the response to climate change. By Alex Rolandi.