Asset Management Systems Insights


Fixed income traders lean on automation

25th March 2021

Company: bobsguide
The average daily volume for fixed income electronic trading reached a new record of $10.6bn in January surpassing the previously set record of $10.3bn in May last year, according to a report by Greenwich Associates, as trading houses rely increasingly on automation. “A big impact is the migration to home working,” says Tom Britton,... read more

Monkey business: Investing strategies stuck in the past

22nd March 2021

Investment management of financial institutions remains roughly as it was 40 years ago, according to Sandro Schmid, co-founder and CEO of AI tech firm, AAAccell, part of the LPA Group Schmid says the success or failure of analysts cherry-picking individual stocks is so often merely coincidence, as numerous research studies have proven. ... read more

Bobsguide Rankings 2020 announced

26th January 2021

Company: bobsguide
Each year, we ask the market to vote for those fintechs they believe stand out from the competition – those who have gone the extra mile in terms of development and servicing their clients. As well as sector specific categories, we ask the market to suggest those organisations that have demonstrated business attributes that have set them... read more

Rating agencies predict pain for EU banks

14th December 2020

Company: bobsguide
Thanks to beefed-up, post-financial crisis reserves and generous government support, the European banking industry has proved resilient so far throughout the pandemic-triggered economic wreckage. But a bout of consolidation probably lies ahead, in part because of competition from fintech for lower-cost digital distribution channels. ... read more

The harmonisation of electronic trading, treasury and compliance

11th November 2020

For more than 30 years, Eurobase has been providing world-class, reliable, integrated treasury and trading solutions to banks and financial institutions worldwide. We asked Gill Bacon, business development director, banking to tell us why now, more than ever, integrating trading, treasury and sales operations can help navigate the ever-complex... read more

Video: Automation to drive evolution of financial services

27th October 2020

Company: FactSet
In this bobsguide video, sponsored by FactSet, Drake Bushnell, VP director of content and technology solutions strategy at FactSet and Byron Bianco, managing director of BMO Capital Markets discussed how the use of data will change the financial services industry. Asked what the future of data management looks like, Bianco said: “For... read more

Portfolio management: on the crossroads

21st September 2020

Company: Comarch Finance
Individual investors don’t always know how to manage their money in case of major global events. What role do banks play in guiding and educating those investors in such moments?  In the first six months of 2020, Belgian investors have shown an increasing interest in online investments and made 50 percent more transactions than last... read more

Fund managers must accelerate digital transformation to overcome this crisis

7th August 2020

For fund managers battling against the fallout from the pandemic, the need for fundamental digital transformation has never been more urgent. Technology will play a critical rule in safeguarding the sector’s resiliency to future shocks, but tackling this challenge requires a collaborative, cross-industry approach that begins at the market... read more

Tracking the accelerating technology transformation

5th August 2020

It’s rapidly become a platitude that financial services will look utterly different post-crisis.   At Broadridge we wanted to understand in more detail the views of financial services leaders at this juncture. We surveyed c-suite executives and their direct reports from 500 financial institutions globally, with fieldwork completed... read more