equities

Oct 01, 2008

The Danish pension fund for the financial sector is looking at changing its alternative investments. Angele Spiteri Paris reports ...

Oct 01, 2008

Après les Etats-Unis, l’Europe? asked the French daily newspaper Le Monde this morning in an Internet leader on how the contagion from the banking crisis that started in Lower Manhattan is now sweeping Europe.

Sep 30, 2008

Financials may be toxic, but there are still sectors that may attract investors to US equities, finds Fiona Rintoul ...

Sep 30, 2008

Alain Dromer, CEO of Aviva Investors (pictured), explains to Fiona Rintoul that its parent insurance company should inspire confidence in the big boutique ...

Sep 30, 2008

There were signs that alternative asset classes might finally take off in Scandinavia and Iceland. But the events of recent weeks could set the agenda back. Angele Spiteri Paris reports ...

Sep 23, 2008

wright.jpgRob Wright

chief operating officer
RBC
Dexia Investor Services

One challenge has been the continuing
mainstream shift away from relative, passive benchmark returns to alpha.
Providers continue to witness increasing volumes from alternative asset
managers and growth in the use of OTC derivatives. Some funds are combining
strategies, bringing together 130/30, mixing...

Sep 11, 2008

The latest economic downturn may lead to another wave of outsourcing for custodians. But the ‘factory’ model of recent years may be in decline as clients look for higher standards of processing, reports Nick Fitzpatrick

Sep 08, 2008

While money was haemorrhaging from European investment funds last year and early this year, one segment of the market somehow managed to remain buoyant – exchange-traded funds or ETFs.

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