BNP Paribas survey finds hedge funds increasingly integrating ESG investing

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A BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional Banking (CIB) survey of 53 hedge funds with a combined AUM of over half a trillion USD has found that 40% include environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations in their investment process. The survey highlights that hedge funds are reaching a tipping point of incorporating ESG into their decision making,

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BNP Paribas Securities Services joins forces with Digital Asset to develop DLT trade and settlement apps

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BNP Paribas Securities Services has announced a new partnership with Digital Asset to design a number of real-time trade and settlement apps using DAML[1] smart contracts. The new apps will provide market participants in Asia Pacific with real-time access to the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and Hong Kong Exchange (HKEX)’s anticipated DLT[2]-based trading and settlement

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BNP Paribas Securities Services launches Natural Language Generation solution to enhance the global custody client experience

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BNP Paribas Securities Services, a leading global custodian with USD 10.6 trillion in assets under custody[1], is using Natural Language Generation (NLG) to help its global custody clients enhance monitoring and oversight of their operations. As part of its digital transformation programme, BNP Paribas Securities Services is using NLG to transform large amounts of structured

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BNP Paribas Securities Services and BlackRock announced a strategic alliance

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BNP Paribas Securities Services and BlackRock Solutions have entered into a strategic alliance via Aladdin Provider to deliver integrated investment management capabilities to mutual clients. As pressure increases to drive efficiency, asset managers and asset servicers are refining their operating models to streamline operational activities and technology, creating closer integration along the investment lifecycle. This alliance

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Transformation is a top priority for COOs

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A BNP Paribas Securities Services global survey shows that chief operating officers (COOs) are more focused than ever on growth and transformation, reflecting financial institutions’ drive to adapt to change. In APAC the trend towards transformation was most pronounced, with 56% of COOs feeling that one of the areas in which their work adds the

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