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Nov 02, 2011

ShoesInvesting in emerging markets is no longer all about trying to capture rapid growth, but more with creating a steady income stream from dividends. Stefanie Eschenbacher reports.

Nov 02, 2011

Footprints-in-the-sandInvariably overlooked because of the incorrect perception that they enjoy greater risk, frontier markets are slowly providing evidence of their worth. Bud Haslett of CFA Institute investigates.


Nov 02, 2011

Man-on-tredmillThe complexity of fund structures and the demands of investors have made fund accounting a costly process despite the efforts to improve efficiency. Nicholas Pratt asks what can be done to help managers and administrators get ahead of the curve.

Nov 02, 2011

BuyingFulfilling clients orders is the key to best execution in the eyes of sell-side firms, but the buy-side only cares about price, according to a survey by financial consultancy GreySpark Partners.

Oct 10, 2011

AcronymsAn uneasy mood afflicts the French custodian banks as the eurozone crisis continues to generate fear. The big players are divided over where to find global growth, but they hope regulation will offer new opportunities. George Mitton reports.


Oct 10, 2011

Data-imageMore trading in multiple asset classes has led to proliferation of data. The varying quality of information makes tasks such as transaction cost analysis difficult, finds Nicholas Pratt.


Oct 10, 2011

S_EverardStephen Everard, chief executive officer at Goal Group, a professional services firm, talks about reclaiming of withholding tax.


Sep 01, 2011

Tax-burdenUS authorities have pushed back the date for compliance with its Fatca rule in recognition of the burden it will cause. Nick Matthews and Matt Haddow, of Kinetic Partners, explain the challenges for fund businesses.


Sep 01, 2011

DestinationsJurisdictions are competing for private equity asset servicing business. But, discovers Nicholas Pratt, in such a conservative market, emerging domiciles face an uphill task when challenging the old guard.

Sep 01, 2011

Robin-StrongAs it stands, multi-asset trading is rather like doing the Christmas shopping from several websites at once.


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