Top of Today’s Agenda
It’s Monday, which means it is time to get back into business mode. What has been happening while you’ve been chilling out at the weekend? There have been highs (beating the US in FinTech investment figures) and lows (fears of a no Brexit deal looking more likely). Learn more and get your weekly financial news updates here!
Victory for the UK! FinTech Investments Soar Higher Than the US
The UK is doing something right in relation to Brexit! Consultancy.co.uk highlights KPMG’s latest report for the first half of 2018, which sees FinTech investments topping those in the US. Is this the strategic move we have been waiting for in the run-up to a hard Brexit decision? It certainly puts the UK on a better footing.
ESMA’s Eye for Figures: How New Regulations Affect Buyer-Trader Relations
Say no to misleading clients! That’s the mantra across the financial markets. With the dawn of transparency, ESMA’s regulations have sparked a rise in competitiveness too. Now firms are being forced to disclose their successes and their failures – it’s all about leverage, as The Finance Magnates Intelligence Department has discovered…
Alert: Asset Management AI Update – Are You Ready to Install?
Get ready for the next generation of Enterprise Asset Management (EAM). India’s BWCIO World announces Infor’s tech updates, which will improve performance and asset management functionality. This includes predictive algorithms that can increase the longevity of assets and ensure GDPR compliancy too.
Asset Managers vs. The FCA: The Market Abuse Quiz is Coming
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is upping its regulatory game by putting its quizzing process into motion. Having been warned, businesses are obligated to complete a questionnaire, which is intended to prevent market abuse and improve risk management solutions, as Investment Week reports.
Deal or No Brexit Deal: Can the UK and EU Reach an Agreement in Time?
What could happen if a deal is not made before the March Brexit date? Yahoo! Finance shines a spotlight on what the potential backlash could be for EU financial firms – especially if the UK follows in the footsteps of the US with tax cuts and deregulation tactics.
The Future of Wealth Management: How to Keep Up with the Next Gen Client
Are you worried about maintaining millennial clients? What is the difference in their buying behaviour? With assets like pensions being passed down to the younger generation – what will the modern relationship with a wealth manager look like? Finextra examines the questions and challenges looming on the digital horizon.