The two pension fund managers are among a growing number of asset owners using new approaches to data analysis and technology to enhance returns and cost-efficiency.
Institutional investors such as the UK’s Coal Pension Trustees and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan are taking different routes to increasing their use of emerging technologies.
New regulations requiring asset managers to report extra data on collective investments schemes could be costly, unless regulators create centralised data centres, argues PwC.
China's troves of customer data could help it rapidly develop artificial intelligence investing solutions. But challenges still need to be overcome before it leads the world in fintech.
The country may have an edge in developing artificial intelligence-based investment products because its technology giants can gather so much data on the local populace.
Investors want more access to less common sources of information, such as private company and real-time data, but they face hurdles in doing so, finds Greenwich Associates.