Daniel Rzasa

Business & Financial Journalist

London, UK

Daniel Rzasa

Financial and data journalist.


Modern Banks in CEE: Between Foreigners and the State

Looking at who owned major banks in Central Europe over the course of history
Visegrad Insight Link to Story

Can Israel become a serious hedge fund hub?

Experts are hoping a rich pool of quant talent and a slow but increasing level of interest from institutional allocators can help Israel emulate other successful regional growth stories, such as Singapore, in the coming years.
HFMWeek Link to Story

Digital #storytelling: the next step in digital transformation

How do you recognise solid digital journalism? Link to Story

Amazon turns its back on German pay disputes with Polish hirings

Amazon, the world’s largest online retailer, is also taking advantage of Poland’s competitive labour costs as it continues to face pay disputes in Germany. Since 2013, the workers’ union Verdi has organised several strikes by Amazon’s German warehouse employees — the latest coming just before Christmas.
Financial Times Link to Story

A is for Alternatives - interview with CAIA chief

CEO of CAIA gives his view on the future of alternative investment industry.
Modern Investor Link to Story

Gars architect triumphs over old firm

Euan Munro persuaded a key investor to switch to his new AIMS fund. The £3.33 billion Surrey pension scheme divested its £170.6 million allocation to the GARS fund, after months of deliberation, our sister publication Modern Investor has revealed.
Citywire Wealth Manager Link to Story

Resisting the Herd

Tom Tull, veteran investor and CIO of the Employees Retirement System of Texas, shuns group think. He tells Daniel Rzasa how he learned to trust his instincts when it comes to emerging talent and market crashes
Modern Investor Link to Story

Modern Investor shortlisted for Data Journalism Awards

The series of data-driven stories focus on analyzing the holdings of public pension funds.
DJA 2016 Shortlist - Open Data Link to Story

Which LGPS are most exposed to UK property

Interactive graph of the week
Modern Investor Link to Story

Do robots dream of asset managers?

In his 1968 novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Philip K. Dick tells a story of an android hunter whose biggest dream is to replace his pet robotic sheep with a live one. For a person living in the post-apocalyptic world where owning a private robot servant or animals is nothing unusual, possession of a real live pet would be the ultimate status symbol.
Modern Investor Link to Story

Graph of the week: investors’ favourite alternative assets revealed

Pension funds are by far the largest investors in alternatives.
Modern Investor Link to Story

Beyond pale, male and stale: the rise of emerging managers

Studies have shown time and again that diverse teams featuring women and people of different races outperform their ‘pale, male and stale’ rivals.
Modern Investor Link to Story


Daniel Rzasa

I am a financial data journalist with extensive experience in data-driven reporting and data visualisation, news and feature writing, online journalism (including SEO and social media), as well as managing a multimedia newsroom.

I've worked and published in a variety of publications, including HFMWeek, Citywire, Financial Times, Euractiv, Visegrad Insight, Dziennik Gazeta Prawna,,

I was leading the Citywire Global WOW (Who Owns What) project, which was shortlisted for the Data Journalism Awards 2016 in the category 'open data'.

I was also shortlisted for 'Financial Trade Newcomer of the Year' award at the Santander Media Awards 2016 and 'Journalist of the Year - Pensions Issues' award at the State Street UK Institutional Press Awards 2017.

I graduated from City University London with MA in Financial Journalism and the Council of Europe's Visegrad School of Political Studies.



  • Data Visualisation
  • Digital Storytelling
  • Data Journalism
  • Digital Content
  • European Union
  • Interviews
  • Business Journalism
  • Financial Journalism
  • European Economy