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ESG, technology and survival of the fittest – the changing world of investment management

Q&A with Sebastian Ceria, CEO of Qontigo

As the founder and CEO of fintech Axioma, and now the CEO of newly launched analytics and index provider Qontigo, Sebastian Ceria has for over 20 years been immersed in the sweeping changes that continue to transform the business of investment management. We sat down with Ceria for a look at what he ...

Posted 11.18.19 Sebastian Ceria

Cloud native vs. cloud hosted: The differences are big…and they matter

The cloud is “in.” But dig a little deeper, and you find that firms have simply switched to a cloud-hosted infrastructure, rather than a thoroughly modern cloud-native environment.

Posted 03.13.19 Axioma

Is Passive Becoming Active? Factors to Consider

As factor index investing continues to expand the choices available to investors, is it still a truly passive strategy, or is it active?

Posted 02.11.19 Hamish Seegopaul

Crisis Averted! Really?

What caused the financial crisis? Does anyone actually know? Was it lack of regulation or de-regulation? Or, was it lack of understanding of the significance and the complexity of the securitisation markets?

There have been many thought-provoking articles on the ‘financial crisis - 10 years later’ subject.  Scholars, agencies and journalists write of the great remedial achievements and of the flaws ...

Posted 10.09.18 Nicola Le Brocq