Magazine Issues»July-August 2020

Covid-19 has turned the world upside-down – but even though more people are working from home, it does not necessarily signal the death of the office. Alex Rolandi reports.

Europe’s fourth-smallest state has built up a cryptocurrency industry – but, asks Nicholas Pratt, can it develop into a reputable and regulated centre for digital asset management?

Before the pandemic forced a shift in focus, sustainable investment and the EU’s green agenda was one of the most discussed topics in financial services – and fast becoming an area of fundamental focus for governments and regulatory bodies.

At a stressful time for investment funds, Nicholas Pratt finds more tolerance for liquidity management tools in the ‘plain vanilla’ world and among alternative investors.

File storageWe present a directory of specialist administrators that took part in Funds Europe’s latest survey and ask senior executives about their experiences of the coronavirus pandemic.

Database searches of asset managers and asset classes rose substantially in Q2, a quarter that saw impressive gains in markets, writes Sean Thompson.

The year 2020 will ultimately be defined by Covid-19. But it’s also the year the European transition to net-zero became unstoppable. But where is finance in all this?