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Jan 07, 2015

ColumnsThe use of central counterparties is increasingly prominent in many OTC markets but rarely features in European securities lending. Nicholas Pratt looks for an explanation.

Dec 16, 2014

LionIn many cases investment banks have brought their custody and  capital markets businesses closer together. But is this a good mix? Nick Fitzpatrick talks to a number of custody heads about the implications.

Dec 16, 2014

BarometerLow interest rates and quantitative easing are there to foster growth. But the custodians see another side of the story. Nick Fitzpatrick talks to custody heads about countering revenue pressure.

Dec 16, 2014

Bernard TancreBernard Tancré tells Funds Europe why the availability of ETFs on Vestima will extend access to this fund type to a larger and new group of investors. 

Nov 19, 2014

Data managementFragmented data management processes have become one of the most pressing concerns for financial firms, amid increased regulatory requirements and

Nov 10, 2014

ConnectingThe programme that links the stock exchanges of Shanghai and Hong Kong is set to launch later this month, opening up another channel for investors to trade Chinese A-shares.

Nov 03, 2014

Sagrada-FamiliaReal estate funds find they are still walking through a building site when it comes to the AIFMD environment, finds Alix Robertson.

Oct 24, 2014

ColoursNew rules mean mutual funds must use third-party depositaries, not local banks. Nicholas Pratt looks at how a market, where Citi was the only foreign player, may change.

Oct 24, 2014

Jean SeraniIn a new series, Funds Europein conjunction with Investec Asset Management, looks at the challenges affecting fund distributors around the world. Jean Pierre Serani Toro, chief executive officer of Valores Bancolombia, explains the opportunities he sees in asset management.

Sep 30, 2014

OutsorcingSociete Generale Securities Services (SGSS) has launched an investment management outsourcing service aimed at wealth managers in the UK.

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