Technology
Mainstream enters SMA market
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 14 AUG 2018
Mainstream Group is launching a separately managed account investment solution, one which the company says is its official entry into digital services targeted at financial advisers.
GBST Australian revenues dip, UK picks up
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 14 AUG 2018
The 34-year-old fintech's Australian business revenues fell last financial year, just as its UK business delivered strong earnings growth.
Raiz beefs up security with AI
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 10 AUG 2018
Micro-investing platform Raiz Invest struck a deal with a US-based cyber security firm to help protect the platform from hackers.
First on the block: CBA to develop blockchain bond
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 10 AUG 2018
Australia's biggest bank is set to deliver the world's first blockchain bond, in partnership with the World Bank.
XPLAN picks up Lumen integration
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 3 AUG 2018
IRESS integrated its recently acquired data analytics solution with financial planning software XPLAN.
Poor tech derails financial services marketing: Study
MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  MONDAY, 30 JUL 2018
Inefficient marketing technology poses more roadblocks for financial services marketers than competitor products or management buy-in, a new study shows.
KPMG acquires customer experience fintech
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 30 JUL 2018
KPMG has acquired a customer experience consultancy which lists working with AMP as one of its key projects.
Super enters new digital advice realm
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 26 JUL 2018
Superannuation fund administration giant Link Group is upgrading all its existing clients to a new digital advice product.
SPECIAL FEATURE: Breaking the custody mould
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 JUL 2018
Custodians are defying a myth the $3.5 trillion industry hasn't kept pace with technology to address operational efficiencies and system-related issues. Are they the new smartphone providers?
Custodian strengthens front-office with $3.5 billion acquisition
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 23 JUL 2018
A $46 trillion global custodian is set to acquire a front office solutions developer to strengthen its servicing platform for asset managers and asset owners.
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