technology

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 ...

Aug 04, 2008

The focus on counterparty risk in the OTC derivatives market is starting to gain importance after the Bear Stearns episode, but only slowly. Nicholas Pratt looks at how the industry is adjusting

Jun 25, 2008

Project Turquoise, the bank-backed alternative trading platform, has caused much anticipation among the trading community. Nik Pratt talks to Eli Lederman, CEO (pictured) about what it will mean for fund managers ...

Jun 03, 2008

Compliance monitoring was easy enough when domestic equities dominated fund managers’ portfolios, but now it has to cope with unconstrained mandates and cross-asset funds that cover multiple jurisdictions. Nicholas Pratt examines how compliance technology is evolving ...

May 22, 2008

Japan is modernising its corporate governance policy and ending uncompetitive practices. The Japanese people, however, are still investing elsewhere, and the country's investment future remains uncertain, writes Nick Fitzpatrick ...

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 ...

Mar 25, 2008

Reflecting the move towards open architecture, distribution platforms are becoming an increasingly important way for managers to gain access to a large number of assets. Nick Fitzpatrick reports ...

Dec 07, 2007

To ensure that funds europe and its readers learn from the good recommendations as well as the bad this column has made over the years we decided to reflect on what has been said and how accurate it has been. Here are 10 comments, published from January to November 2007:

Dec 07, 2007

To ensure that funds europe and its readers learn from the good recommendations as well as the bad this column has made over the years we decided to reflect on what has been said and how accurate it has been. Here are 10 comments, published from January to November 2007:

Dec 07, 2007

By virtue of the fact Nicholas-Applegate focuses on growth, not value, it managed to escape the worst

effects of the sub-prime crisis, suffered by other quant managers. By Nick Fitzpatrick

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