equities

Jun 13, 2009

Massimo Tosato, vice chairman, Schroders

From a fund management corporate perspective, is the crisis unfolding worse or better than expected? Are you more or less optimistic now about the business outlook until the end of 2009 than you were in December 2008, and why?

Jun 13, 2009

elizabeth_corley_80x109.jpgElizabeth Corley, CEO,
Allianz Global Investors, Europe


From a fund management corporate perspective, is the crisis unfolding worse or better than expected? Are you more or less optimistic now about the business outlook until the end of 2009 than you were in December 2008, and why?

Jun 09, 2009

The Netherlands provides an excellent example of how regulations are a driving force behind pension plan designs, says Samuel Sender of Edhec...

Jun 09, 2009

Tax and pension reforms means Turkish asset managers expect a steady but firm growth in securities investment, finds Nick Fitzpatrick...

Jun 09, 2009

Funds Europe looks at the in-house dealing desks of eight fund managers and asks where heads of trading wish to see more development

Jun 09, 2009

Axa IM's centralised dealing desk has freed its traders to support fund managers with ideas. Technology, too, is liberating, but Paul Squires says there is much hype around the numerous applications. By Nicholas Pratt

May 26, 2009

Can statistical risk models used to avert plane crashes prevent market crashes? Will asset managers want them? And will chief executives even understand them? By Nick Fitzpatrick

May 26, 2009

Does the recent equities rally constitute the next bull market or is it a false dawn? The answer is far from clear and many managers – BlackRock is an example from today’s post – are taking the opportunity to promote the absolute return funds.

May 19, 2009

What does the future hold economically for Latin America's heavyweights Mexico and Brazil? Mexico has more hurdles to overcome, but both countries are attractive to investors in the current global climate, says Jeff Casson of SWIP...

May 19, 2009

While the global recession is no doubt affecting the Bric economies, they are proving more resilient than the West. There is no mistaking a significant shift of power towards the newer international markets, says Fiona Rintoul

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