Our round-up of Fund Forum Berlin looks at how asset managers are looking to factor in ESG to their strategies, while the technology debate of cost vs reward rumbles on.
Asset manager panellists at Fund Forum have seen a change in mindsets towards AI, but remain wary around full-scale adoption.
Trades by JP Morgan and Citadel processed by ‘no-touch’ platform designed to remove post-trade manual processes.
SmartSteam’s head of strategy outlined ambitious plans for post-trade processes including streamlining and a rebranding of reconciliation.
The partnership signals how banks are now more open to FinTech collaboration enhance non-differential processes in the middle- and back-office.
Robotics and automation has been touted to generate $20 billion in savings across the securities services industry.
State Street have previously voiced their interest in providing custody services to crypto assets.
The new tool by BBH will give asset managers greater oversight of the net asset value (NAV) function performed by fund administrators.