Dec 14, 2011

Jigsaw_puzzleNicholas Pratt reviews the major outsourcing mandates of the year and talks to some players about trends and concepts that are likely to appear in 2012.

Dec 13, 2011

Gems_gatheringSomerset Capital Management has launched a specialist small and mid cap fund investing in frontier markets.

Dec 12, 2011

Table-football-BrazilSystems providers for buy-side dealers are building their regional presence as investors come to Latin markets. Nick Fitzpatrick looks at how some of the players are positioned for this business.

Dec 12, 2011

Joined-upLatin American stock exchanges are improving the automation of their post-trade services, finds Nick Fitzpatrick, and Chile may emerge as a regional leader.

Nov 17, 2011

Map_of_IndiaBaring Asset Management has unveiled Baring India fund, betting on consumption, infrastructure, financials and information technology.

Nov 14, 2011

Mixed-chartThe eurozone debt saga saw over $11 billion (€7.9 billion) flow into US equity and bond funds during the week ending November 9.

Nov 08, 2011

OutsorcingInstitutional investors are allocating more money to real estate and driving managers to rely more on outsourcing, according to a study by State Street.

Nov 02, 2011

ShoesInvesting in emerging markets is no longer all about trying to capture rapid growth, but more with creating a steady income stream from dividends. Stefanie Eschenbacher reports.

Nov 02, 2011

Footprints-in-the-sandInvariably overlooked because of the incorrect perception that they enjoy greater risk, frontier markets are slowly providing evidence of their worth. Bud Haslett of CFA Institute investigates.

Nov 02, 2011

Man-on-tredmillThe complexity of fund structures and the demands of investors have made fund accounting a costly process despite the efforts to improve efficiency. Nicholas Pratt asks what can be done to help managers and administrators get ahead of the curve.