SEDCO Capital, a global Shariah-compliant asset manager, has received the highest possible rating by the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) in recognition of the Firm’s approach to responsible investing and integration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into its investment solutions.
Firms are unprepared for Uncleared Margin Rules despite deadline extension, says State Street survey
Eighty one per cent of institutions with a September 2021 (Phase V) or September 2022 (Phase VI) deadline for the Uncleared Margin Rules (UMR) are unprepared to comply with all facets of the new regulations, according to a survey by State Street.
To help put a stop to deforestation, ACTIAM is launching an engagement programme, with the support of satellite images, with a focus on deforestation-free supply chains.
iSTOX has enhanced its bond program to allow for the issuance and trading of fractional wholesale bonds under medium-term notes (MTN) programmes listed on Singapore Exchange (SGX). In so doing, it will be able to bring SGX-listed wholesale bonds to a far wider pool of investors.
Peak Reinsurance Company Limited (Peak Re), a global reinsurer based in Hong Kong, has appointed Matteo Cussigh as Senior Vice President of Markets.
GoldenSource has launched a new Quant Workbench tool that enables financial institutions to better leverage their data by running superior analytics and quantitative research directly on best available reference and pricing data.
JP Morgan and BlackRock leverage Saphyre’s AI tech to automate account opening for securities services
JP Morgan’s Securities Services and BlackRock have adopted fintech company Saphyre's platform to digitalise the account opening workflow, eliminating manual processes, improving scalability and enabling buy-side clients to be ready to trade more quickly.
Principal Director of Investment Strategy at PGGM appointed as new chairman of EDHEC-Risk Institute’s international advisory board
EDHEC-Risk Institute has appointed Jaap van Dam as chairman of its international advisory board.
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.
SCIO Capital (SCIO), a London-based direct lender providing secured loans to European borrowers in the underserved sub EUR25 million market segment, has appointed industry veteran Oliver E Wriedt as a Strategic Advisor with his wholly-owned company has acquiring a minority stake.