Sep 05, 2019

FundTech_Lux_event_2019The FundTech roadshow returned to Luxembourg, where delegates heard debates on the digital asset servicing market, the grand duchy’s burgeoning fintech sector and the future of work. Nicholas Pratt reports.

Sep 03, 2019

DC_roundtable_2019If most DC pension money ends up in default funds, will it be invested along ESG lines too? Brendan Maton speaks to leading pension practitioners, who also discuss emerging markets investments and uses for technology.

Aug 22, 2019

Emerging markets hedge funds have posted industry-leading mid-year results amidst ongoing market volatility.

Aug 20, 2019

CybercrimeCryptocurrency thefts and scams have surged throughout 2019 so far, with criminals and fraudsters netting billions from users and exchanges as cybercrime techniques continue to evolve with the times.

Aug 20, 2019

International investment in fintech ventures dropped significantly over the first half of this year, as fundraising and deal activity in China that had surged in 2018 came to a halt.

Aug 19, 2019

EventsNew technologies and geo-politics will be high on the agenda at key funds industry events in the coming weeks, including at the London conference of Jersey Finance and at the Sibos banking tech event.

Aug 12, 2019

The Asset Management Exchange (AMX) – a firm backed by investment consultant Willis Towers Watson that claimed it could knock 40 basis points off global equity costs – has hired Larry Morrissey to the newly-created role of chief compliance officer for AMX Ireland.

Aug 05, 2019

machine learningAccessible machine-learning platforms enable investment analysts to take on the role of citizen data scientists in a short space of time, improving their fundamental research, says Charles Brecque, of Mind Foundry.

Jul 19, 2019

LogisticsFunds Europe talks to Amundi’s CTO, Emmanuel Asfar, about the fund manager’s plan to provide programming capabilities to portfolio managers.

Jul 15, 2019

Cyber_securityThe number of cyber incidents reported by UK financial services firms to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) increased by over 1,000% during 2018.