equities

Apr 07, 2009

A comparatively cautious nation, Japan’s balance books are strong and its banks remain virtually untouched by toxic debt – so why have investors withdrawn funds? By Angele Spiteri Paris...

Mar 19, 2009

Activity in securities lending is picking up after last year’s short-selling bans. As lenders return to the market, Nicholas Pratt looks at how processes have changed...

Mar 19, 2009

The UK is arguably getting comfortable with pooled funds, but local authorities are still proving tough to persuade, finds Nick Fitzpatrick...

Jan 07, 2009

Multi-asset classes and funds of funds have made performance attribution more difficult. Lynn Strongin Dodds finds that advances have been made...

Jan 06, 2009

Janus Capital International’s CEO, Erich Gerth, sees a glimmer of hope in his firm’s US equities speciality. But more important than stock market performance, he also feels client communications will distinguish asset managers in the coming year...

Jan 06, 2009

Convertible bonds offer investors the security of fixed income with the possibility of equity-like returns, writes Mike Reed, a senior portfolio manager at BlueBay Asset Management...

Jan 06, 2009

Behavioural finance experts have been pondering the market collapse. Angele Spiteri Paris hears what they have to say...

Jan 05, 2009

Bank failures mean transition managers need to prove their commitment. At the same time the demand for portfolio changes has increased as a result of the financial crisis, finds Nick Fitzpatrick. Plus, we present three years’ worth of transition data from top managers.

Jan 05, 2009

Should the ‘Myners Report’, published after the dotcom crash, have prepared pension funds for the crisis of 2008? By Angele Spiteri Paris

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