Jan 03, 2012

Breaking_euroThere is a 99% probability the euro will break up in the next decade, according to predictions by a leading think thank, released just days after the single currency turned ten.

Dec 14, 2011

ArestedRecent legal action has highlighted the importance of due diligence in running and administering hedge funds. Nicholas Pratt examines the likely impact on current practice.

Dec 14, 2011

hedgesIt is a tough environment for hedge funds, which could lead to more demand for operational services as funds seek efficiencies and regulatory compliance. Funds Europe asked a range of administrators about their outlook for the admin business in 2012.

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.