Jun 23, 2011

StateStreet_LogoQuantitative investment models must have the power to adapt to unusual circumstances, such as conditions after the financial crisis or the Japanese earthquake, says Marc Reinganum, global head of active equities for developed markets at State Street Global Advisors (SSGA).

Jun 21, 2011

upward_graph_410Eighty-two percent of investors plan to increase their allocation to Ucits hedge funds in Q3 this year, with long-short equity strategies taking the largest share.

Jun 20, 2011

Chinese_lanternsGlobal asset managers will find themselves increasingly under threat as local Chinese managers build out their capabilities to service the assets set to flow into the Greater China region.

Jun 17, 2011

MechanicThe servicing requirements of ETFs differ to those of a traditional passive funds business. Nick Fitzpatrick looks at ETF operations.

Jun 17, 2011

Baudson_ValerieTo retain its edge in the increasingly competitive ETF marketplace, Amundi ETF brings select products to market that are innovative yet not overly complex.

Jun 17, 2011

PuzzleA focus on the risk-weighted index and the value-weighted index, by Dimitris Melas of MSCI.

Jun 17, 2011

StonesNicholas Pratt looks at the level of activity in the securities lending market and the implications of an increasing gap between supply and demand.

Jun 17, 2011

Securities lending agreements in the US were found to be robust, despite the crisis. Expertsdiscuss market challenges and developments. (part 2)


Dennis Fernez (NY State Insurance Department), Josh Galper (Finadium), Anne Sylvester (JP Morgan WSS)
Freeman Wood (Mercer Sentinel), Laurie Zeppieri (Citi)

Jun 16, 2011

Chrisophe_GirondelNordea Investment Funds' head of global distribution, Christophe Girondel, talks to Nick Fitzpatrick about product demand and the firm's position in Latin America.

Jun 15, 2011

SharesEquities represent the best value against a background of financial uncertainty, according to Psigma Investment Management, a London-based firm, which expects to increase its exposure to this asset class.