T2S promises fund settlement revolution

TARGET2-Securities (T2S), the single securities settlement system for Europe built and operated by the European Central Bank (ECB), is live.

Posted on: 09 Feb, 2016

V. S. Raj of Syntel on Big Data

GCF spoke to V. S. Raj, Global Head of the Financial Services Business at Syntel, on Big Data, at the 2015 Global Custody Forum in London.
Posted on: 22 Dec, 2015

How to cut back office costs with technology instead of outsourcing

Never was it more important for small, medium-sized and emerging fund managers to take technology seriously.

Posted on: 13 Jul, 2015
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Standard Chartered launches Stock Connect II platform to trade China equites this week

The fund administration business of Standard Chartered Bank is one of the best kept secrets in the fund distribution industry.

Posted on: 20 Apr, 2015
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Experian research shows fund managers are still not getting D2C distribution

More than two in five people are frustrated by requests for further information or documents during the application process, according to new research from Experian, which reveals key factors driving people to pull out of an application for a financial product or service.

Posted on: 04 Mar, 2015
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AltX capital introduction revolution to cross the Atlantic

AltX, the cloud-based capital introduction platform that makes use of matching algorithms and behavioural data as well as conventional financial statistics, is using the $20 million it raised in its Series B financing in October last year to expand its sale force and broaden its distribution channels.

Posted on: 03 Mar, 2015
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Citi’s alternative mutual fund platform live

Citi Investor Services is live with its ALTMFX liquid alternatives platform, a turnkey solution for unaffiliated hedge fund managers launching US ’40 Act mutual funds, as hedge fund firms continue to be bullish about the growth of liquid alternatives.

Posted on: 27 Feb, 2015
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SS&C Technologies to acquire Advent Software in $2.7 billion deal

SS&C Technologies is to acquire Advent Software in a $2.7 billion deal, a transaction will enable SS&C to enhance its technology and geographical diversification.

Posted on: 03 Feb, 2015
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DTCC urges greater collaboration on cyber-crime threats

A white paper published by the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has urged regulators and financial institutions to collaborate more on the increasing threats posed by cyber-crime.

Posted on: 23 Oct, 2014
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Financial institutions warned on cyber-insurance

Financial institutions must ensure they have adequate cyber-insurance to deal with the aftermath of any cyber-breach.

Posted on: 08 Oct, 2014
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