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May 19, 2010

As custodians become more selective about who they provide operational services for, Nick Fitzpatrick asks what they ideally want from their clients

Apr 12, 2010

Madeleine Senior (Northern Trust): "As we are one of the top ten passive managers in the world, with over US$600bn under management, we have pedigree in this space and are a trusted partner."

Apr 07, 2010

Acquisitions of specialist administration firms by BNY Mellon and State Street  reflect that the appetite for alternatives will not abate just because of the crisis, says Nick Fitzpatrick...

Apr 07, 2010

There are bargains to be had in French small and medium-sized companies as the government tries to attract foreign investment, say Gaël Saint Olive and Olivier de Taffin, of law firm Jones Day...

Apr 07, 2010

Emerging markets can still offer good investment opportunities, in spite of their strong rally last year, writes Mark Pearce of Threadneedle... 

Apr 07, 2010

Emerging markets are not just attractive from an investment point of view. Pension funds in these regions are asset rich and global managers can leverage off them as funds diversify internationally. Angele Spiteri Paris reports..

Mar 16, 2010

Nicholas Pratt reviews the regulatory developments in the OTC derivatives world and discovers that it is still unclear just what the cost of these reforms will be to fund managers

Feb 15, 2010

imageIn last year’s spectacular rally in US equities, established large-cap stocks fell by the wayside in favour of cyclical stocks. What now that cyclicals are not looking as attractive, asks Angèle Spiteri Paris?

Feb 15, 2010

There may be huge potential in the emissions trading markets, but investors are uncertain about their direction post-Kyoto, writes Angèle Spiteri Paris

Feb 15, 2010

Sophistication of electronic trading platforms is vital, as a lag can cause losses. Hosting solutions for proximity and colocation can minimise latency, says Mike Powell of Thomson Reuters

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