Global firms build hedge fund cash service
HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 APR 2018
A hedge fund services firm with US $363 billion in assets under administration has partnered with a global treasury solutions provider to launch a cash management service.
Incumbents can innovate or separate: AltFi Summit
DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 APR 2018
Speaking ahead of the AltFi Australasia Summit in April, Credible founder and chief executive Stephen Dash said there's already separation between financial services firms adapting to latest consumer demands and those which maintain the status quo.
IRESS acquires digital advice compliance business
ALEX BURKE  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 APR 2018
IRESS will acquire a regtech and data analytics provider after making a minority investment in the business last year.
Asset manager bets on blockchain for private equity audits
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 27 MAR 2018
A 130-year-old wealth and asset manager is using blockchain - the latest technology reshaping financial services - to speed up the auditing of private equity lifecycle events.
Look inside to drive fintech forward: AltFi Summit
DARREN SNYDER  |  MONDAY, 26 MAR 2018
Speaking ahead of the AltFi Australasia Summit in April, uno Home Loans founder Vincent Turner said in the next five to seven years crucial fintech partnerships will be with established institutions.
NAB launches super virtual assistant
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 16 MAR 2018
NAB has launched a digital assistant that helps MLC members engage with their superannuation.
Advisers underprepared for cyber risk high-stakes
DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 MAR 2018
Financial advisers and superannuation funds understand the stakes behind cyber incidents but it's not reflected in business preparation and protection processes.
Australia's first OTC trading desk for digital currencies opens
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 13 MAR 2018
Australian crypto investors wanting to execute large digital currency trades will have an over-the-counter trading desk to go to from next week.
Morningstar fuels fund ratings with AI
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 MAR 2018
Morningstar is using artificial intelligence to power its funds rating process to rate more than 10,000 products.
Private wealth platform appoints ASX-listed corporate adviser
ALEX BURKE  |  TUESDAY, 6 MAR 2018
A blockchain-based private wealth platform that created China's first robo-advice solution appointed an ASX-listed corporate advisory firm for its initial coin offering (ICO).
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