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Majority of hedge fund pros use AI/machine learning in investment strategies

Thu, 19/07/2018 - 10:39

Artificial intelligence and machine learning are reshaping the alternative investments landscape, but professional financial managers still make the most pivotal decisions. »

Ivan Gowan, Capital com

Traders’ performance to improve under new ESMA leverage limits, says Capital.com research

Wed, 18/07/2018 - 10:27

Following the announcement by the European Securities and Markets Authorities (ESMA) that leverage rates offered by CFD trading providers must be significantly reduced by 1 Aug 2018, CFD trading provider Capital.com reduced its default rates across commodities, currencies, cryptocurrencies, equities and indices from 1 June 2018. »

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Gemini’s ‘complete offering’ singled out as unique to industry in global custodian survey

Tue, 17/07/2018 - 17:48

The Gemini Companies (Gemini) has been singked out for its unique ‘complete offer’ in the 2018 Global Custodian Mutual Fund Administration Survey, which surveys fund administration clients to determine a ranking [on a scale of 1 (very weak) to 7 (excellent)] for each participant organisation.  »

Liz Nolan, State Street

Cross-border distribution is key to accessing investors globally, says State Street research

Thu, 05/07/2018 - 09:40

Sixty-four per cent of respondents to a new State Street survey are planning to launch cross-border products in the next five years. During the same timeframe, cross-border fund domiciles are also envisioned to experience accelerated growth. »

Peter de Proft, EFAMA

Funds processing automation rates reach new heights

Wed, 04/07/2018 - 10:31

The total automation rate of processed orders of cross-border funds reached 88 per cent in the last quarter of 2017, which represents an increase of 1.3 percentage points (p.p.) compared to the fourth quarter of 2016. »

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DSB publishes second consultation paper on fees and user contracts

Mon, 02/07/2018 - 09:09

The Derivatives Service Bureau (DSB) has released its second and final consultation paper regarding user fees and contracts for 2019. »

Hector McNeil, HANetf

Hector McNeil argues the case for non-transparent active ETFs

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 12:44

Hector McNeil (pictured), co-Founder and co-CEO, HANetf presents his most recent commentary, arguing: The Case for Non-Transparent Active ETFs. »

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Report finds ESG integration improving among alternatives managers

Thu, 28/06/2018 - 12:47

LGT Capital Partners reports that European alternatives managers’ adoption of ESG principals has increased. »

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Data quality key issue to deployment of AI, ML and RPA projects in capital markets

Thu, 21/06/2018 - 08:57

Broadridge Financial Solutions has released the results of a survey into the progress and challenges associated with artificial intelligence (AI), which includes machine learning (ML) and robotics process automation (RPA), across the capital markets industry. »

Ampersand white paper covers structuring overlays to hedge equity risk

Fri, 15/06/2018 - 12:19

Ampersand Portfolio Solutions has published a new white paper in its series entitled ‘Looking Under the Hood’. »

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