Australian millennial investors jump on COVID-19 volatility

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A clear correlation has emerged between risk appetite during the COVID-19 pandemic and the age of investors, according to research conducted by Calastone, the largest global funds network. The research, which surveyed people in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, UK, U.S. and Germany to assess current investment sentiment and behaviour, shows that investors, particularly millennials,

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Calastone builds scale for reporting solution with the addition of OneVue

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Calastone, the largest global funds network, continues to enhance the benefits of automation across Australia’s managed funds sector as industry participation for its Reporting solution grows. Australia’s largest registry provider, OneVue, which represents 42 fund manager clients that are trading with platforms through Calastone, is now sending monthly Statements of Holdings and Transactions to enabled

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Calastone goes live with world’s largest financial services community on blockchain

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Calastone, the largest global funds transaction network, has announced the successful go-live of its blockchain Distributed Market Infrastructure (DMI). The technology underpinning Calastone’s network has now been migrated to a blockchain-enabled market infrastructure. The migration of Calastone’s global network of more than 1,800 customers across 41 markets is a world-first and represents the largest community

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Calastone adds OneVue, Mainstream and over 30 fund managers for faster, safer transfers processing

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Calastone, the global funds transaction network, has announced that two of Australia’s largest registry businesses and their fund manager clients have connected to its network to automate the transfer of clients’ managed funds holdings across platforms. The addition of OneVue and Mainstream, and their respective fund manager clients, trebles the number of participants benefiting from

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Calastone celebrates ten years digitising the trading of managed funds

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Calastone, the global funds transaction network, today celebrates its ten-year anniversary as well as its 300 millionth message processed this month, a substantial increase on its 200 million messages milestone reached in March 2017. The 50 percent growth in transaction volume over the last 12 months is a testament to the power and momentum that

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Calastone to bring mutual funds market onto blockchain in 2019  

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Global funds transaction network Calastone today announced that the technology underpinning its transaction network will be migrated onto a full blockchain-enabled infrastructure. Calastone’s network connects more than 1,300 financial service organisations across 34 global markets processing over £80bn of trades and 7 million messages each month, making it the largest global fund transaction network. Calastone

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Calastone successfully completes first phase of blockchain distributed market infrastructure proof-of-concept for the global funds industry

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Calastone, the global funds transaction network, yesterday announced the successful completion of the first phase of its distributed market infrastructure proof-of-concept (PoC) to test the feasibility of using blockchain to develop a common global marketplace for the trading and settlement of mutual funds. The tested distributed infrastructure model proved capable of processing transactions equivalent to a

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Calastone brings faster, safer in-specie transfers to the Australian funds market

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Calastone, the global funds transaction network, has announced a new automated solution to support a faster, safer and more efficient transfer of clients’ managed funds holdings across platforms. Following a successful pilot, several of Australia’s leading fund managers, administrators and platforms are now connected to Calastone’s Transfers solution, which automates in-specie transfers, accelerating the typically two-week

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Calastone Transaction Network achieves 10,000 global trading links milestone

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Calastone, the global funds transaction network, has reached a significant milestone in its global expansion, with its network now providing over 10,000 trading links worldwide. The Calastone Transaction Network brings automation to the global funds industry, which has historically relied on manual methods of transaction processing. This is achieved by enabling fully automated trading between

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Aegis joins global transaction network Calastone

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Tony Nejasmic, Director of Business Development for Calastone Australia and New Zealand has announced that New Zealand investment platform Aegis has joined global transaction network. This completes a major step in building their Australasian business and streamlining order processing between platforms and managed funds across the region. Like Calastone has done in 29 other markets around the

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