Magazine Issues»March 2019

David_WicksFunds Europe talks to Northern Trust’s David Wicks about the firm’s 50 years in EMEA and future outlook.

Data_AIHani Kablawi heads BNY Mellon’s asset servicing business. Here, he talks to Nicholas Pratt about resetting global custodians’ relationship with fund managers and how data usage is a part of that change.

Log_in_fieldsDigital assets are unlikely to appeal to institutional investors until custody and asset servicing standards begin to mirror those for traditional assets, writes Bob Currie.

Europe_and_North_AfricaCross-border rules in the EU relating to Ucits can be complex. For anyone new to the market or in need of a refresher, Ivica Kustura of North University, Croatia, offers a simplified explanation.

Racing_carFunds Europe and Style Analytics explored how investment factors can be used in performance analysis, helping asset owners chose managers, and helping asset managers demonstrate their value.

Lisa_WeihserThe Swiss fund market is the fourth largest in Europe with a 7.2 % market share and a total volume of 1,088.8 billion Swiss francs (€966 billion).

Shanghai_waterfrontInfrastructure investment aimed at powering economic growth – and with it, Beijing’s global ambitions – coincides with efforts to open China’s financial sector further to foreign investors. Romil Patel reports from Shanghai.

Peng_FeiPeng Fei, chief investment officer at Wanwei Asset Management, tells Romil Patel about allocating capital across risk factors when asset performance is uncertain and unpredictable.

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