equities

Oct 07, 2010

dangling_phoneCentral clearing is set to become an important feature of the financial markets, but greater protection will come at a cost.

Oct 07, 2010

Nimble_dancersOnce bond portfolios were bulky, slow-moving beasts, but low yields and sovereign debt problems have seen fixed income managers and investors overhaul their strategy, finds Nick Fitzpatrick

Oct 07, 2010

Yves_PerrierA year after the creation of the giant European asset manager Amundi, CEO Yves Perrier has a keen eye on costs and plans to recruit a new head of global equities to attract more instituional business, finds Angele Spiteri Paris

Sep 27, 2010

Asset_allocationInstitutional investors in the UK have not been deterred from alternative asset classes, they are currently allocating 28% of portfolios to the sector with an average allocation of 8.2% to hedge funds.

Sep 14, 2010

Mena_Story_ImageAlthough fund managers are still operating in a world of uncertainty, those covering the Mena (Middle East, North Africa) region have turned positive on financial equities.

Sep 07, 2010

Ivan_NicoraTen years ago Euroclear launched its automated funds processing platform, Nicholas Pratt asks Ivan Nicora (pictured) how much has changed and if the industry is nearer to achieving end-to-end automation.

Sep 07, 2010

roller_coasterHigh-frequency trading has come under attack for recent stock market crashes and for threatening the long-term integrity of the market. Nicholas Pratt listens to the case for the defence

Sep 07, 2010

sweets3Among the vast array of ETFs available, gold has been one of the best performers in a flourishing market, writes Angele Spiteri Paris

Sep 07, 2010

sweetsThe ETF market is becoming increasingly innovative as promoters look for new ways to capture investors' interest, Nicholas Pratt examines how far this innovation can go.

Sep 06, 2010

Bruno_LebreSociété Générale Private Banking aims to offer clients wide access to the market through the best products, which include those of sister company Lyxor.

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