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 19, 2014

LaunchSchroders has launched an income fund investing in global multi-assets and aiming to pay a regular income of 5%.

Dec 16, 2014

Fasion modelBreaking up conglomerates is challenging, but investment banks often pitch the concept that value in individual businesses will be set free. Stefanie Eschenbacher explores the investment case for conglomerates.

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

ExamResearch of advisors globally reveals how the industry feels about its changing landscape. There is much uncertainty, of course, but one thing is clear: advisors are not fretting about examinations.

Dec 16, 2014

Consistently high returns from 105-year-old stocks show there is an important, often neglected, factor at play for determining quality companies. 

Dec 16, 2014

Chemical elementService providers can be strong partners in helping fund managers to become more efficient. Renaud Breyer and John Beavers of EY Luxembourg outline key elements in making relationships work.

Dec 16, 2014

SwordsmanInstead of being viewed as a cost centre, data management should be centralised, while data itself should be used to add value and make a business more competitive, says Mario Mantrisi of Kneip.

Dec 03, 2014

Canary-Wharf3The UK investment management industry is returning to pre-crisis levels of assets under management (AUM), with managers reporting an average growth of 13% this year.

Nov 25, 2014

Fast speed tunnelThree financial services companies have ranked amongst the winners of the Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50 competition 2014 of fast-growing technology companies in the UK.