August 2008

Emerging markets have become a main feature in global equity portfolios. Angele Spiteri Paris asks if recent falls will see a change ...

Nicholas Pratt finds out what fund managers should be asking of their
dealing counterparts in determining just how smart their smart order
routers are ...

Forging a more efficient clearing and settlement landscape is coming together slowly – while rival private sector initiatives also gain support, reports Lynn Strongin Dodds ...

Laurent Seyer (pictured), CEO of Lyxor, talks to Fiona Rintoul about how the firm fits in at Société Générale.

ETFs have given investors simple access to a wide range of assets. But private equity and hedge funds are proving a challenge for providers, reports Angele Spiteri Paris ...

Nick Fitzpatrick looks at the growth in alternative indices and finds how innovation will help asset managers compete against investment banks to provide structured products ...

Recession may not be an immediate fear in Asia, but food prices are a major source of inflation in Asia. Fiona Rintoul asks if the growth story is over ...

Investors have rushed into the safe haven of cash against the backdrop of economic uncertainty. But as recession edges closer, there are a few who are prepared to invest in other assets, writes Nick Fitzpatrick