Dec 2008-Jan 2009

Janus Capital International’s CEO, Erich Gerth, sees a glimmer of hope in his firm’s US equities speciality. But more important than stock market performance, he also feels client communications will distinguish asset managers in the coming year...

Convertible bonds offer investors the security of fixed income with the possibility of equity-like returns, writes Mike Reed, a senior portfolio manager at BlueBay Asset Management...

Behavioural finance experts have been pondering the market collapse. Angele Spiteri Paris hears what they have to say...

Bank failures mean transition managers need to prove their commitment. At the same time the demand for portfolio changes has increased as a result of the financial crisis, finds Nick Fitzpatrick. Plus, we present three years’ worth of transition data from top managers.

The financial crisis has led to a greater appreciation of money market funds, and fund managers are challenging the banks as main players, writes Fiona Rintoul...

Should the ‘Myners Report’, published after the dotcom crash, have prepared pension funds for the crisis of 2008? By Angele Spiteri Paris

Senior executives including Martin Gilbert of Aberdeen, talk to Fiona Rintoul about what the post-crisis world holds...

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