Country profiles

Asia
26 October 2016
The Asian market may be improving on the harmonisation front, but the situation is still far from ideal. Experts discuss what there is still left to do
Brazil
03 August 2016
Brazil is hogging the limelight from its South American neighbours. But, although reforms are in full swing, there is still work to be done
No nation is an island, and the Polish CSD has post-trade services to cater to all of Central and Eastern Europe, says KDPW’s Iwona Sroka
Asia
16 March 2016
Luxembourg
17 February 2016
China
07 October 2015
Australia
29 July 2015
Saudi Arabia
01 July 2015
Russia
17 June 2015
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Brazil
22 April 2015
Hong Kong
23 March 2015
UK
11 March 2015
Bermuda
25 February 2015
Guernsey
11 February 2015
Ireland
28 January 2015
Nordics
14 January 2014
Colombia
10 December 2014
Canada
26 November 2014
Asia
05 November 2014
Africa
29 October 2014
Asia
29 October 2014
Dubai
17 September 2014
Germany
17 September 2014
Brazil
20 August 2014
Canada
23 July 2014
The Nordics
09 July 2014
Asia
28 May 2014
Africa
19 March 2014
Switzerland
19 February 2014
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SLI goes live on Calastone’s settlement service
23 November 2017 | London | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
Standard Life was added to the solution following its £11 billion merger with Aberdeen Asset Management, which was completed in March this year
BNP Paribas hires new Hong Kong head
23 November 2017 | Hong Kong | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
Kasparian will be responsible for developing relationships with new and existing clients, as well as delivering best-in-class operations and services
Monyx selects RBC I&TS to manage SICAV umbrella
23 November 2017 | Luxembourg | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
RBC I&TS will provide custody, fund administration, transfer agency, securities lending and foreign exchange services to Monyx
Societe Generale boosts ESG reporting
22 November 2017 | Paris | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
The new solution allows institutional investors and asset managers to rate their investments against ESG indicators
Tobam launches bitcoin mutual fund
22 November 2017 | Paris | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
The fund will allow investors access to cryptocurrency to benefit from Tobam’s research and IT systems to track the value of investing in bitcoin
Strate adopts Nasdaq blockchain solution for voting
22 November 2017 | Stockholm | Reporter: Becky Butcher
Nasdaq is set to provide its blockchain electronic voting solution to South African Central Securities Depository (CSD) Strate
UniCredit launches instant payment solution
22 November 2017 | Milan | Reporter: Becky Butcher
UniCredit has launched its cross-border instant payments solution in Italy and Germany
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Rocky Martinez considers how AI can help improve post-trade processes, and how SmartStream’s new reconciliations solution is moving a step in the right direction towards helping firms keep costs at sustainable levels
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