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Axioma’s latest Portfolio Optimizer offers faster optimisation speeds and enhancements for tax aware portfolios

Axioma’s latest Portfolio Optimizer offers faster optimisation speeds and enhancements for tax aware portfolios

Axioma has launched the latest version of Axioma Portfolio Optimizer (APO 2017.R4) providing users with multi-core optimisation for shorter optimisation run times, improvements for tax-aware portfolio rebalancing, and new enhancements to the Optimizer’s Web Service and Python API.

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Colt offers substantial infrastructure ecosystem

Colt offers substantial infrastructure ecosystem

Colt Technologies is a private telecoms company owned by Fidelity. It delivers secure, on-demand services designed to meet the stringent requirements and speed of the financial markets. Among the more than 400 capital markets firms it supports worldwide includes 18 of the 25 largest global banks and 13 European central banks. With both sell-side and buy-side firms looking for reliable access to market data under MiFID II, having the requisite market infrastructure in place is a potentially daunting task.

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Winterflood launches fractional ETF share dealing service

Winterflood launches fractional ETF share dealing service

Winterflood Business Services (WBS), has launched its fractional share dealing service, designed to trade and hold ETFs to four decimal places.
The firm writes that this service enables online investment services, robo-advisers, platforms, discretionary fund managers and financial advisers to fully invest into ETFs and ensure these instruments can be used effectively through model portfolios of all sizes.

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WisdomTree and AdvisorEngine strengthen adviser growth programme through tech acquisition

WisdomTree and AdvisorEngine strengthen adviser growth programme through tech acquisition

WisdomTree Investments, an exchange-traded fund (ETF) and exchange-traded product (ETP) sponsor and asset manager, is teaming up with digital wealth management platform AdvisorEngine to provide adviser growth solutions through AdvisorEngine’s acquisition of Kredible Technologies, a technology-enabled, research-driven practice management firm designed to help advisers acquire new clients.