Feb 03, 2020

Canabis_plant2019 was a difficult year for securities lending revenue. It ticked upwards in Q3, but the market is facing friction from regulatory requirements such as the SFTR, finds Fiona Rintoul.

Jan 30, 2020

SIX_exchangeGAM has agreed to pay a fine to the Swiss stock exchange after sanctions were upheld regarding its failure to recognise financial liabilities during its purchase of UK fund house Cantab in 2016.

Jan 23, 2020

HandshakeLegal & General Investment Management has added to its UK fund management board with the appointment of Professor Andrew David Clare and Eimear Cowhey as independent non-executive directors (iNEDS).

Jan 14, 2020

ReportsCompanies that are quicker to file their financial reports will see more significant share price increases than those that report after a lag, research into the use of ‘natural language processing’ (NLP) has shown.

Jan 14, 2020

Trader_screensSwiss-based GAM is to consolidate its external front and middle office systems on to one platform leveraging SimCorp Dimension – one of the main risk and trading systems used in the funds industry.

Dec 17, 2019

Our line-up of experts looks at how the Asian asset management industry is faring compared to its global counterparts in terms of diversity, technology and the market risks that make managing a portfolio challenging right now. Chaired by Romil Patel in Hong Kong.

Dec 16, 2019

ReportsThe CFA Institute’s global investment performance standards (GIPS) for fiduciary management providers have been approved by the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).

Dec 02, 2019

HM_Revenue_and_CustomsKPMG has warned offshore fund investors to check their tax reporting before the UK’s department of revenue and customs (HMRC) does.

Nov 26, 2019

GavelThe UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is to temporarily ban the mass marketing of speculative mini-bonds to retail customers.

Nov 15, 2019

Soldier_on_horsebackFrench asset managers could finally topple banks and insurers to crack the domestic retail investment market. Multi-asset, thematic funds and derivatives are the main tools for the job, finds Nick Fitzpatrick.