Nasdaq’s Quandl, a provider of alternative and core financial data, has appointed Hamza Khan as Head of European Data. Khan was formerly the CEO and founder of Suburbia, a technology company that specialised in alternative data solutions.
BNP Paribas Asset Management (BNPP AM) has appointed Johanna Lasker and Amanda Raynor as CEO of BNPP AM USA and Deputy CEO of BNPP AM USA respectively, with effect from 1 January 2021.
University of Cambridge & University of Oxford Colleges partner with Amundi on fossil-fuel free, low-carbon fund
Asset manager Amundi, Clare College, Cambridge, and Corpus Christi College, Oxford have partnered to develop a customised low-carbon ESG index fund that will be open to other charities and endowment funds.
BearingPoint RegTech, an international provider of supervisory, regulatory and risk technology solutions (SupTech, RegTech and RiskTech), has launched an outsourcing solution for regulatory reporting that will diminish the cost of compliance for institutions.
Certain post-trade processing costs for cash securities at large broker-dealer firms could be reduced by 20-25 per cent through automation, according to a recent survey of nine of the world’s leading broker-dealer firms by The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC).
Lukka partners with IHS Markit to provide institutional quality crypto asset data to the financial industry
Lukka, a crypto asset software and data provider, has partnered with global business information provider IHS Markit to redistribute Lukka’s institutional-grade blockchain and digital asset data products, including Lukka Prime and Lukka Reference Data, as part of the comprehensive IHS Markit Pricing, Valuations and Reference Data offerings.
The Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials (PCAF) launches first global standard to measure and report financed emissions
The Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials (PCAF) has launched the Global GHG Accounting and Reporting Standard for the Financial Industry at a virtual event during London Climate Action Week.
Russell Investments’ latest survey of fixed income managers found 50 per cent expect the global economy to revert to pre-pandemic levels by year-end 2021, while 48 per cent don’t expect it to revert before 2022.
European professional investors look to Artificial Intelligence for long-term growth opportunities, says WisdomTree
A survey commissioned by the exchange traded fund (ETF) and exchange traded product (ETP) sponsor WisdomTree, has revealed that European professional investors currently believe artificial intelligence (AI) presents the most compelling long-term thematic investment opportunity.
Diversity and inclusion have become a priority for institutional investors in the UK, two thirds of which say their firms are excluding companies from their investment portfolios if they fail to meet certain thresholds.