equities

Apr 15, 2010

tied-handsNordic pension funds are subject to restrictions on the size of their allocations to alternatives. But many want more flexibility than they are allowed. Angele Spiteri Paris talks to Kjetil Houg of the Norwegian pension fund OPF about the fund's investment outlook

Apr 15, 2010

superheroInvestors disillusioned by the poor performance of active management began to favour passive strategies. But in the Nordics alpha-hunters may be en vogue once again. Angele Spiteri Paris reports


Apr 15, 2010

headphonesNordic investors are looking to increase their alternatives holdings, but their hands are tied by regulation. Angele Spiteri Paris speaks to fund managers about investor appetite...


Apr 15, 2010

dockNordic custodians are having to grapple with new regulation on a European level and changes within the Nordic landscape itself. Angele Spiteri Paris speaks to players in the market to gauge how they're coping.

Apr 15, 2010

What does 2009 hold for asset managers? How will the crisis shape the industry? And how can retail investors be better served? Funds Europe meets with seven top asset management executive:

Apr 12, 2010

The Nordic market has held up well in the crisis, but investment managers and asset servicers in the region have a few changes to contend with in terms of infrastructure and regulation. Angele Spiteri Paris talks to a panel of market players.

Apr 07, 2010

Emerging markets can still offer good investment opportunities, in spite of their strong rally last year, writes Mark Pearce of Threadneedle... 

Apr 07, 2010

With currencies set for a tumultuous time, Nick Fitzpatrick looks at how currency transactions can be made more efficient through hedging exchange rate risk and a tighter focus on dealing...

Apr 07, 2010

Emerging markets are not just attractive from an investment point of view. Pension funds in these regions are asset rich and global managers can leverage off them as funds diversify internationally. Angele Spiteri Paris reports..

Apr 07, 2010

Innovative and gutsy, Scotland’s Strathclyde Pension Fund was one of the first to invest in emerging markets, yet, interestingly, it steers clear of hedge funds. Pensions head Richard McIndoe explains the fund’s strategy to Fiona Rintoul

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