outsourcing

Sep 23, 2008

jackson.jpgFrancis Jackson

managing director,
business development executive
JP Morgan Worldwide Securities Services

The challenges facing custodians over the
past year reflect those facing the funds industry as a whole – demands by
investors for higher returns and the resulting use of sophisticated investment
instruments, regulatory and compliance pressures, changing technology...

Sep 11, 2008

The latest economic downturn may lead to another wave of outsourcing for custodians. But the ‘factory’ model of recent years may be in decline as clients look for higher standards of processing, reports Nick Fitzpatrick

Aug 04, 2008

Recession may not be an immediate fear in Asia, but food prices are a major source of inflation in Asia. Fiona Rintoul asks if the growth story is over ...

Jun 02, 2008

The ingredients of active fund prices are largely impossible to discern, but Richard Goddard, of Fund-X SA, says there is innovation in the industry ...

Apr 14, 2008

Swift is pioneering the automation of OTC derivatives transactions but a number of asset managers are not joining the scheme. Instead they are saving costs by using their custodians to link into the Swift network. Nik Pratt looks at the implications ...

Feb 08, 2008

Europe’s cumbersome clearing and settlement process is still some way off the sleek US model, finds Angelique Ruzicka, despite efforts to develop it

Feb 08, 2008

Europe’s cumbersome clearing and settlement process is still some way off the sleek US model, finds Angelique Ruzicka, despite efforts to develop it

Feb 08, 2008

The credit crunch has seen the fortunes of asset managers fall, while custodians’ financial results have risen. Rather than be irked by this, Nick Fitzpatrick suggests investors should see the opportunities

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