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Background

Investment is the placement of a company's surplus liquidity either in the financial markets or the use of the excess liquidity internally within the company. The main objective of investment is…

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Investing

Blockchain loses its allure for investors

by Graham Buck

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With bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies restored to favour, blockchain investment this year could be 60% down on 2018, data suggests

Environment, Social, Governance

Money market funds step up focus on governance

by Graham Buck

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Environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations have become more integrated into MMFs on both sides of the Atlantic

Bank Relations & KYC

JP Morgan unveils low-cost robo advisor

by Graham Buck

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The bank is releasing a digital investing service called You Invest Portfolios, which has been several years in development

Cash & Liquidity Management

ESG bonds boom in South Korea

by Graham Buck

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June 2019 is shaping up to be a bumper month, with major green bond offerings and a social covered bond

Connectivity

Why can’t post-trade be more like Amazon?

by Emma Johnson , Director, regulatory and market initiatives, securities services , Deutsche Bank

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If a washing machine can be ordered from Amazon and delivered next day, why can’t a purchased security be credited as speedily?

Fraud Prevention

ICAP opens doors to digital asset trading

by Graham Buck

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The world’s largest interdealer broker’s launch of its Digital Asset Markets business paves the way for bitcoin trading