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Catch up on the current asset management headlines during your coffee break or on the way to the water cooler. What’s happening on the regulation front with MiFID II? How can your business benefit from ESG investments or RegTech solutions? For cutting-edge news and inspiration – get your financial fix here!
What is the Global Financial Innovation Network?
The Global Financial Innovation Network (GFIN) is a brand-new creation – the brain child of 12 international regulatory bodies putting their heads together, including the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). But what does it stand for? Finextra takes us deeper into the making of GFIN.
Why Asset Managers Shouldn’t Get Distracted By the “Easy Money Boom”
Despite recently riding high on a global trajectory, the financial world is less stable than the industry may seem. Following the “easy money boom” and economic recovery experienced by a number of countries in 2012, Forbes outlines why businesses need to be vigilant.
Data Now Available for Bonds Subject to MiFID II Regulations
The bonds to be regulated by the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) have been announced. The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has now made available the Second Quarterly Liquidity Assessment via the data register for your perusal.
Get Inspired by the Swiss RegTech Revolution
What’s happening in Switzerland? The success of RegTech startups is making business heads turn, according to Tech Bullion. The leading services and consulting provider, Swisscom, reviews at least 28 firms that have honed the hype.
A Volatile Market Calls for New Wealth Management Strategies
With central banks clamping down on financial policies and trade wars sparking a volatility in the market, investment managers have declared that a change needs to be made in terms of business strategies. CNBC shares the resulting industry predictions.
Why ESG Investing Is Good for Your Portfolio
Not only do Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investments look good on the portfolio, they look good for the planet too. It’s a win-win! Money Management examines the different approaches to ESG investments that benefit all areas of asset management, from investors and money managers to the firms themselves.