technology

Feb 23, 2011

hand_button_410Fund flows into fixed income have grown markedly in the past two years. Nicholas Pratt examines whether this growth will spark a similar resurgence in trading technology

Feb 23, 2011

Kim_McFarlandStrong foundations!  As Investec Asset Management grew from 14 people in a small Cape Town office to a manager with $80bn of AuM, COO Kim McFarland had to face down operational challenges, finds Angele Spiteri Paris

Feb 23, 2011

man_asleep_sofa_410A sofa-bed is both a bad sofa and a bad bed. Some fund administrators say the same applies to single administration systems that try to support multi-asset portfolios. Nicholas Pratt reports

Feb 23, 2011

Paul_Keltie"There has been a lot of talk in the industry about fairer compensation for work done, but the securities services industry does not have a strong track record in sticking to a transparent pricing model." Paul Keltie of HSBC comments

Feb 14, 2011

optimistic_smileyface_410Asset management chiefs have emerged as the most optimistic for business outlook in a survey of CEOs of financial services groups.

Jan 05, 2011

railway_pointsPortfolio changes prompted by the market environment have taken place as the number of specialists who execute transitions has shrunk. Nick Fitzpatrick looks at who is in and who is out of transition management and why certain approaches have faltered

Jan 05, 2011

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Brokers have for many years supplied trading tools and services to fund managers but is such an arrangement always in the best interests of the fund managers and their end investors? Nicholas Pratt investigates

Jan 05, 2011

Tim_keaneyAsset servicing firms offer strategic advice to fund managers about running their businesses more efficiently. But here Tim Keaney tells Nick Fitzpatrick how BNY Mellon has adapted its own servicing business to the tougher environment

Nov 22, 2010

Sundaram_ChennaiSundaram BNP Paribas Fund Services, a joint venture between Sundaram Finance and BNP Paribas Securities Services has gone live with its registrar and transfer agency operations.

Nov 10, 2010

spotlightsWith increased industry demands for transparency, TCA has been promoted from bit part to star player, says Richard Hooke, of Fidessa

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