Mar 18, 2013

Social media1More than half of asset managers employ someone to lead their social media or online marketing efforts, a sign the funds industry is catching up with digital technology.

Mar 06, 2013

RiskWith the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive to be implemented this July, the Funds Europe survey of some of the leading providers in third-party risk management services has a focus on alternative investments.

Feb 15, 2013

AcornsAfter a formidable year in 2012, the United States stock market is likely to be a popular focus for investors in coming months. Some say it pays to invest in small caps, particularly those owned by their founders. George Mitton reports.

Feb 15, 2013

CurrencyLegal cases against custody banks in the United States over currency trades puts the issue of foreign exchange outsourcing in the spotlight, writes Nicholas Pratt.

Dec 18, 2012

Circuit boardReviewing the occupational pension framework in various countries, Samuel Sender, of the Edhec-Risk Institute, says there is an urgent need to rethink DC provision.

Dec 17, 2012

Pay increase1Investment companies, which are expected to become more attractive next year as the UK’s retail distribution review (RDR) comes into force, have on average gained 6%, according to the Association of Investment Companies.

Nov 02, 2012

TradersThe Brazil Stock Exchange defends its fees as the regulator considers a reform to bring costs down, reports Nick Fitzpatrick.

Nov 02, 2012

CloudsJuan Pablo Córdoba Garcés, chief executive of the Colombian Securities Exchange, and other market participants, talk to Nick Fitzpatrick about the first year of trading for the Latin American Integrated Market.

Nov 02, 2012

Mexico cityThe Mexico Stock Exchange is seeking to join the integrated stock exchanges of Chile, Colombia and Peru, known as Mila. Philippe Carré, of SunGard, discusses the latest developments.

Oct 31, 2012

LynchOver previous years, the global financial market has suffered several shocks. The US came dangerously close to technical default, the dollar was downgraded and Europe struggled with issues of country bailouts causing a decline in confidence within central banks and national treasuries.