Pzena Investment Management Signs for EDM from IHS Markit

IHS Markit, a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced that Pzena Investment Management, LLC, a $37 billion equity manager based in New York has signed for its Enterprise Data Management (EDM) solution. The firm will be using EDM to master securities and issuers and will also leverage the solution as a data hub for prices, accounts and other entities in the future. Read more »

Liquid adopts KRM22’s Trade Surveillance Platform Irisium

KRM22 Plc, the technology and software investment company, with a particular focus on risk management in capital markets, today announces that its market surveillance product, Irisium, has been selected by Quoine, a global fintech company. Irisium will be integrated on Liquid, a Quoine platform. Read more »

OBJECTWAY AMONG THE TOP 500 CHAMPIONS THAT HAUL THE ITALIAN ECONOMY

Objectway, a leader in the Digital Wealth, Investment & Asset Management sector, is one of the 500 Italian companies included in the Top 500 Champions ranking by the ItalyPost Research Centre and in collaboration with “L’Economia”, economic magazine of the Italian daily newspaper Corriere della Sera.  Read more »

Solactive and Axiom Alternative Investments launch together a Global CoCo Index

Solactive and Axiom AI are pleased to announce the launch of the Solactive AXI Liquid Contingent Capital Global Market TR Index (SOLAXICC), a tailored index for investors that seek broad access to a universe of liquid contingent convertible bonds (CoCos). The index development marks the first joint venture between the German Index provider and the French Asset Manager. The index will be tracked by UC AXI Global CoCo Bonds UCITS ETF, the first... more Read more »

Fast-paced energy transition expected to increase world equity returns by 6 percentage points over the next ten years

Today Ortec Finance, a market-leading provider of technology and solutions  for risk and return management, in partnership with Cambridge Econometrics, launches the first-ever Systemic Climate Risk Scenario Solution. The newly developed systemic climate-risk aware economic and financial outlooks show that a rapid shift to a low-carbon, climate-resilient economy is likely to generate more attractive returns for investors in the short term... more Read more »

WEALTHIFY REVEALS THE £70K REASON PARENTS SHOULD START INVESTING FOR THEIR KIDS IN A JUNIOR ISA TODAY

Wealthify, the online investment service which last month launched its first Junior ISA, today continues its vision to get the nation investing by reminding parents that a huge £70,000 could be accumulated, by the time their child turns 30, by saving just £20 per week. Read more »

Swanest launches global portfolio tracking service across any stocks, ETFs, mutual funds and crypto currencies

Swanest, a robo-advisor that makes intelligent investing simple, today announced that its smart, global investment hub is now live. As part of this investment technology platform, the first service consists of a digital portfolio tracker that helps investors create a holistic view of their savings and investments consisting of any stocks, ETFs, mutual funds and crypto currencies. Read more »

BNP PARIBAS & MILLENNIUM GLOBAL INVESTMENTS (MGI) LAUNCH AI FX INDEX

BNP Paribas today announced the launch of the BNP Paribas MGI Systematic Currency Alpha Index using artificial intelligence through machine learning. The index, created by BNP Paribas in partnership with Millennium Global Investments (MGI), went live in Q1 2019. Read more »

Investec: UK tech growth stunted by lack of effective channel partnerships

Research published today by Investec shows that too few tech businesses are taking advantage of developing effective ecosystems of sales partners (their channel programmes) to achieve scale-up growth rates. While IT companies have forecasted an average annual growth of eight per cent over the next three years, too many are missing their potential to achieve scale-up growth of 20 per cent or more with poor channel performance a major contributing... more Read more »

Citi Launches Digital Onboarding for Institutional Clients through CitiDirect BE

Citi’s Treasury and Trade Solutions (TTS) has launched  CitiDirect BE® Digital Onboarding setting new standards of excellence for client experience. The new digital account opening experience for institutional clients is now available in North America and across six countries in Western Europe. This ground-breaking solution will be rolled out across the rest of EMEA, Asia Pacific and Latin America in the coming quarters. Read more »

GLOBAL BLOCKCHAIN BUSINESS COUNCIL LAUNCHES BLOCKCHAIN EDUCATION INITIATIVE WITH LEADING ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONS

The Global Blockchain Business Council (GBBC), the leading industry association for the blockchain technology ecosystem, has launched a Blockchain Education Initiative to draw attention to the innovative blockchain work that leading academic institutions around the world are undertaking to promote a greater understanding of blockchain technology and its numerous applications. Read more »

Robo.cash celebrates two years of operation

It has been exactly two years since the launch of the European P2P investment platform Robo.cash. For the time of operation, it has demonstrated steady growth and raised €5.6 million of investments, which allowed to finance 760,000 loans totaling €66 million.    Read more »

Allianz X Increases Fund Size to €1 Billion

Allianz X, the digital investment unit of the Allianz Group, announced today it has received additional investment from Allianz SE, increasing its fund size to €1 billion. The increase is the result of Allianz X’s investment track record, successful collaborations with growth companies as well as the contribution towards the Group’s overall digital transformation strategy. The funds will be used to make additional direct investments in digital... more Read more »

BCS Global Markets Research Product Update – Partnership with GKEM ANALYTICA

BCS Global Markets (BCS GM) continues to strengthen its analytical coverage by partnering with leading Russian analysts Evgeny Gavrilenkov and Alexander Kudrin. Gavrilenkov and Kudrin are the founders of GKEM ANALYTICA, a new macroeconomic research firm focused on macroeconomics and financial markets. Read more »

Abacus Group Acquires Proactive Technologies

Abacus Group, a global provider of IT services for alternative investment firms, today announced it has completed the acquisition of competitor Proactive Technologies. The two companies will merge under the Abacus Group umbrella, combining their leading-edge technologies, similar philosophies of premium customer service, operational synergies and talent pools. Read more »

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