technology

Jun 10, 2011

Roller-coasterLow-volatility equity strategies eschew growth to offer downside protection. But Nick Fitzpatrick finds the forfeit might not be so great after all


Jun 10, 2011

Kenneth_FarrugiaThe looming implementation of the Aifm (Alternative Investment Fund Managers) Directive and the passporting opportunities afforded by new Ucits IV regulatory measures are generating increased interest in re-domiciling to, or domiciling mirror-funds, within the European Union

Jun 06, 2011

DealKii Hub says Jupiter, Martin Currie and Neptune have chosen to use its platform for preparing Key Investor Information Documents (Kiids) for their Ucits funds based in the UK and Luxembourg.

May 19, 2011

Gerry_GualtieriBuy-side order management systems (OMS) have evolved significantly over the last decade. They have become highly-engineered platforms incorporating a vast array of functionality that goes significantly beyond basic order management, with complex modelling tools, advanced analytics and integrated execution management.

May 19, 2011

AntsNicholas Pratt finds that restructuring dealing desks to aid cross-asset trading is helping some firms scrutinise brokers and risk-manage trades more effectively


May 19, 2011

Social_mediaThere is widespread confusion about how fund managers should use new technologies such as Facebook and Twitter. But George Mitton finds they are powerful tools for generating new business and could even help boost yields


May 18, 2011

webMost asset management firms have yet to fully embrace social media. Martyn Cuff of Allianz Global Investors Europe says that in the age of Web 2.0 the time has come for the industry to elaborate web strategies in addition to their everyday IT plans


May 09, 2011

IncreaseHedge fund managers found good arbitrage opportunities in April as macro strategies posted a gain of 3.36%

Apr 28, 2011

Top executives at some of the fund admin firms surveyed tell Funds Europe about the coming challenges for the year.


Apr 19, 2011

MinersThere is no denying it, 2010 was a tough year, according to our fund administration survey respondents. Nicholas Pratt finds out what sizeable challenges they faced

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