May 20, 2013

Pensioner-with-caneEuropean pension schemes have increased their allocation to liability hedging – or liability-driven investments (LDI) – from 15% to 26% over the past year, according to research from consultancy Mercer Investments.

May 08, 2013

Andrea-LoweA comprehensive rethink of global financial regulation is not something any sane person would want to rush. Unfortunately, against the backdrop of a global financial crisis with political pressures to act, this has been the unenviable task facing many a regulator of late.

May 01, 2013

Graph downRisk levels in equity markets declined for the fifth quarter in a row in the first three months of the year, despite the Cyprus crisis, the United State debt talks and weak job growth in the developed world.

Apr 25, 2013

ParisFrance has emerged as the leading eurozone country for exchanging renminbi payments, following a 249% growth in the value of payments since March last year, research shows.

Apr 22, 2013

Arrow up 2Supportive equity markets and net inflows into many products have helped assets under management (AuM) at some of the world's largest fund companies rise to new heights.

Apr 18, 2013

Luxury yachtsThe wealthy in France are expected to reduce their exposure to property in the coming years, with alternative investments and fixed income expected to benefit.

Apr 05, 2013

FishA Danish pension fund is growing more savvy about its exposure to alpha, while Sweden's AP may raise fund limits to alternative investment. George Mitton reports.

Apr 05, 2013

Take offTime is running out for alternatives managers to prepare for the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive, says Mario Mantrisi, of Kneip, who looks at the final stages of implementation.

Apr 05, 2013

MuffinsAlternative fund services are a salient feature of the 2013 responses to our third-party fund survey, finds Nicholas Pratt.

Apr 05, 2013

looking glassSenior executives at third-party administrators surveyed tell Funds Europe about competition and challenges.