Lynn Strongin Dodds

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Lynn has reported on most aspects of the market, global regulatory matters, fintech impacting the front, middle and back office as well as the continually changing banking and fund management industries.

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Greater coordination needed for cloud innovation

Despite the cloud’s ability to fuel innovation and industry change, financial institutions remain hindered by a variety of barriers to adoption, according to a new report from the Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME) and consulting...

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Geopolitical risks and inflation flagged as top risks to financial industry

Perhaps unsurprisingly, geopolitical risks, trade tensions, inflation and cyber risk were flagged as the most significant threats to the financial services eco system in the coming year, according to the DTCC's annual Systemtic Risk Barometer Su...

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Institutional investors sharpen their focus on belt tightening

Saving money is a key priority when pension funds, insurers and corporates are assessing technology platforms in the New Year, according to a new report from Clearwater Analytics. The research, which polled institutional asset owners representing...

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BIS warns of $80 trillion of hidden FX swap debt

Pension funds and other non-bank financial firms currently have over $80 trillion of hidden, off-balance sheet dollar debt in the form of FX swaps, according to the Bank for International Settlements' (BIS) latest quarterly report. The BIS estima...

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Securities firms’ outlook remain neutral for 2023 despite uncertainty

Despite the volatility and uncertainty hanging over global financial markets, the outlook for both North American and European securities firms remains neutral for 2023,  according to a new report by Fitch Ratings. The rating agency said that...

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Equity markets more sensitive to carbon pricing

The sensitivity of equity markets to carbon pricing risk has increased over the past 12 months due to the Russia-Ukraine conflict, according to research from Van Lanschot Kempen. The Dutch investment manager’s base scenario of a $100 increase to ...

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Traditional exchanges are the preferred route for digital asset trading

The volatility and high-profile bankruptcies of leading crypto firms has only strengthened the case for many institutional investors to use traditional regulated exchanges as their first foray into digital assets, according to a new study by Acuit...

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Euronext launches first gender equality indexes

Euronext has launched eurozone and France equity indices targeting gender equality as “first pillars” in a broader range addressing gender balance in the workplace. The Euronext Equipleap Gender Equality Eurozone 100 index and Euronext Equileap G...

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