Six in 10 UK Financial Services Workers Fear the Aftermath of Brexit is the Sector’s Biggest Challenge for 2020

Six in 10 UK Financial Services (FS) workers fear the aftermath of Brexit will be the single biggest challenge the sector has to face over the next 12 months, according to new research from Content Services firm Nuxeo published today. Read more »

Integral FX ADV down 6.6% MoM in November

Integral, the technology partner trusted by leading banks, brokers, and asset managers to help them outperform their competition in the foreign exchange market, reported today average daily volumes (ADV) across Integral platforms totaled $34 billion in November 2019. No other platform reaches as many, as varied, and as comprehensive a set of FX products and participants as Integral OCXTM. Banks, brokers, and asset managers now share direct... more Read more »

CryptoCompare to Offer Institutional Clients Digital Asset Data via BT Radianz Cloud

CryptoCompare, the global leader in digital asset data, today announced the availability of a suite of digital asset data products in the BT Radianz Cloud, one of the world’s largest secure financial markets cloud communities. The comprehensive real-time and historical dataset will provide institutional clients with a granular, reliable view of the digital asset class. Read more »

OKEx Named Top 10 Exchange in CryptoCompare’s Latest Exchange Benchmark Report

OKEx (www.okex.com), the world’s largest digital asset futures exchange, has been named among the top 10 exchanges among 160+ active spot exchanges globally, according to the latest cryptocurrency Exchange Benchmark report from CryptoCompare, a global leader in digital asset data. Read more »

Natixis Investment Managers Chooses ALPIMA For Web-Based Portfolio Design Within Solutions Business

Natixis Investment Managers, one of the world’s leading asset management firms, has selected ALPIMA for web-based portfolio design, optimisation and visualisation within its Solutions group. Offered as an enhanced version of its cloud-based enterprise service, the ALPIMA platform will be delivered on a white-label basis and configured specifically to meet Natixis Investment Managers requirements. Read more »

Western Asset Management Selects EDM from IHS Markit

IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced that Western Asset Management Company, LLC, the $450 billion global fixed income asset manager based in Pasadena, California, has selected its Enterprise Data Management (EDM) solution delivered as a managed service. Read more »

Objectway has been featured by Celent in the report “European Wealth Management Technology Vendors”

Objectway, a leader in the Digital Wealth & Asset Management sector, has been featured by Celent in the report “European Wealth Management Technology Vendors”. This report examines the leading vendors of front-to-back office wealth management platforms available in EMEA, focusing on major trends, technology, functionalities, and client preferences. Read more »

Crypto Ratings Council nudging regulators to step up

The recent announcement of the formation of a Crypto Rating Council (CRC) has been met with mixed feelings and confusion. Branded as a joint commitment “to responsible growth and maturation of cryptocurrency markets and related financial infrastructure and trading services”, as stipulated on its website, the CRC claims to be providing a system that simplifies US federal securities laws for the benefit of retail investors. Read more »

Broadridge Adds Sisense Analytics to Buy-side Revenue and Expense Management Capabilities

 Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR), a global Fintech leader and Sisense, a leading platform for analytics builders, announced the incorporation of Sisense’s embedded data analytics into Broadridge’s revenue and expense management application. Read more »

Cashflow Driven Investment becomes a reality as allocation doubles over 18 months, says RiskFirst

The average allocation to CDI eligible assets, such as infrastructure, private and multi-asset credit, has more than doubled since the beginning of 2018, concludes the study. This trend is driven by increasing allocations to infrastructure investments and a reduction in traditional return-seeking investments, such as equities. Read more »

Blockchain Hires Former Blackrock, Goldman Sachs Exec to Drive Legal and Operational Excellence

Blockchain, the leading provider of cryptocurrency products including the world’s most popular crypto wallet, has hired former Blackrock (NYSE:BLK) and Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) executive Howard Surloff to advance the gold standard for legal, compliance, and corporate governance within the cryptocurrency industry. Surloff brings over 25 years of executive experience to Blockchain’s Executive Team as its new General Counsel. Read more »

Royal London Asset Management selects TradingScreen to drive returns for investors

TradingScreen (TS), the multi-asset order and execution management system (OEMS), today announces it has been selected by the U.K. investment management firm, Royal London Asset Management (RLAM), to drive better returns for investors. The partnership will allow RLAM to trade across multi-asset classes within its £130 billion portfolio via one centralised platform, offering greater operational efficiencies and therefore more time to focus on... more Read more »

Objectway signs with vdk bank to enhance their advisory and portfolio management capabilities

Objectway, a leader in the Digital Wealth, Investment & Asset Management sector, and vdk bank announced today that they agreed to implement two components of Objectway’s WealthTech Suite: Portfolio Manager will provide portfolio management, branch-based advisory and execution-only capabilities; whilst Investor Portal will enable web apps for end-clients for self-directed investment management at a later stage. Read more »

Asset Managers Embrace the Cloud for Data Management as Industry Passes Tipping Point, Says IHS Markit

IHS Markit (NYSE: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today released the findings of research conducted by WBR Insights looking at key trends in data management among asset managers in Europe and North America with $10-100 billion in assets under management (AUM). Read more »

Amundi expands Prime ETF Range with USD Investment Grade Corporate Bond ETF tracking Solactive Index

Amundi’s Prime ETF range endures an expansion. On Tuesday, 24th of September, 2019, Europe’s leading asset management company launches its tenth Prime Range ETF – all ETFs are tracking Solactive indices exclusively – to enhance its offering of price-competitive benchmark ETFs. The new ETF focuses on investment-grade US Corporate bonds, tracking one of Solactive’s flagship indices: the Solactive USD Investment Grade Corporate Bond Index. Like its... more Read more »

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