FinTech: Creating global opportunities
Buy-side firms are scanning wider horizons for investment opportunities as well as prospective clients. Market conditions in recent years, which have seen artificially low rates and volatile equity performance, are leading investment managers to consider other options to achieve the returns they need, such as emerging market equity and fixed income.
The technical implications of Grexit, how can SimCorp clients prepare
With the Greek sovereign debt crisis unravelling around us, there is concern and uncertainty as to its effect on Europe and the investment management industry. With many rating agencies now rating the probability of Greece exiting the Eurozone at 50%, it feels as if we may be reaching a tipping point. But what are the technical implications of such an event on investment management firms? And how should SimCorp clients prepare?
Three tech projects to prep for SEC's liquidity rules
The Securities and Exchange Commission proposed rules in September to increase fund liquidity to make sure investors can redeem their shares during market crises, and to prevent a run on funds. But many asset managers are not ready to comply.