trading & transfer agency

Universal wins ManCo mandate for Swedish fund

Sweden-based fund manager Carnegie Fonder has appointed Swiss firm Universal Investment as the management company (ManCo) for its Sicav portfolio. The Luxembourg-domiciled Ucits fund range...

“Unique achievement” as two industry groups agree on UK post-trade bond transparency

Two industry groups that represent “often opposing” sides of the investment industry say they have reached an agreement on UK post-trade transparency for corporate...

FundsTech conference to take place in April

FundsTech is set to hold its first ever all-day conference next month. The event will take place in London on April 25 and will feature...

Steps fund houses can take to prepare for US T+1

T+1 settlement in the US is approaching. Val Wotton of market infrastructure provider DTCC argues says there are seven steps that firms should take...

State Street offers Fund Connect ETF to European clients

State Street has rolled out its Fund Connect ETF portal to all clients globally, including Europe and the Asia-Pacific region, following tech upgrades. APIs -...

ICI Global urges policymakers to adopt T+1 settlement cycle

Funds trade body ICI Global has encouraged policymakers ahead of a meeting in Brussels this week to introduce a shorter trade settlement cycle. The benefits...

Digital investing is not just the realm of the young, Amundi study of retail investors finds

Digital investment is no longer solely the realm of younger investors, research among over 4,100 retail investors in Europe and Asia showed. Fund manager Amundi...

UK firm appoints Northern Trust for asset servicing solutions

Northern Trust has announced its appointment as an asset servicing solutions provider to True Potential, a UK-headquartered wealth management firm. The wealth manager shared that...

European fund managers face FX market transparency and hedging challenges

A recent report from FX-as-a-Service company MillTechFX has highlighted significant challenges faced by European fund managers in the foreign exchange (FX) market. According to the...

Will equity options trading in non-US hours continue to grow in 2024?

As institutional investors look ahead to the New Year, Minah Kim, senior director, equity products, at CME Group, explains why an increasing number of...

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