A new report from Lloyds Bank highlights how Covid-19 is expected to change the financial services workplace, with almost all (89 per cent) financial institutions planning to maintain flexible working patterns for employees and eight in ten (81 per cent) expecting to use digital platforms like Microsoft Teams and Zoom to liaise with clients.
Insurers must explore new ways to build capabilities to meet the digital needs of customers as bigtechs and non-traditional players enter the insurance space, according to the World InsurTech Report 2020 (WITR) published by Capgemini and Efma.
New data from by Buy Shares indicates that 14 selected major global banks cumulatively lost USD635.33 billion in market capitalisation between December 2019 and August 2020, largely the main as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
The World Federation Of Exchanges issues Guidance Note on fair and orderly markets as new Covid-19 wave looms
The World Federation of Exchanges (WFE), a global industry group for exchanges and CCPs, has issued a Guidance Note, aimed at policy questions arising from any resurgence of market volatility.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is investigating more than 150 Coronavirus-related scams since the outbreak began, according to official figures.
In June and July 2020, Apperio commissioned the first independent study to understand how in-house legal teams across the asset management sector are navigating the evolving challenges posed by Covid-19.
Impax Asset Management says there will be “winners and losers” in the economic transition to a more sustainable economy, as trends continue to be accelerated in the post-pandemic rebuilding process.
SimCorp, a leading provider of integrated, front-to-back, multi-asset investment management solutions and services to the world’s largest buy-side institutions, and institutional finance industry consultant, Clear Path Analysis, have released a new global market report, exploring the role of technology, processes and people, in building a resilient, post-Covid operating infrastructure.
Yield-starved asset managers see attractive relative-value opportunities in EM debt market as spreads stay wide
Asset managers say it is time to embrace riskier fixed-income assets again, with emerging markets bonds becoming an increasingly attractive option for investors as optimism wanes over a quick economic recovery in developed markets.
Staff at RWC Partners have been undertaking many different challenges during the Covid-19 period, with the aim of raising money for charities local and important to them.