equities

Feb 15, 2010

Three years since competition in the UK fund clearing & settlement industry heated up, Philippe Seyll, head of Clearstream’s funds division, tells Nicholas Pratt about his firm's coverage of the most commonly traded funds

Feb 15, 2010

Sophistication of electronic trading platforms is vital, as a lag can cause losses. Hosting solutions for proximity and colocation can minimise latency, says Mike Powell of Thomson Reuters

Jan 14, 2010

As a niche asset class, art investment can provide a good inflation hedge, without having to be speculative, writes Angele Spiteri Paris...

Jan 14, 2010

2008 marked a coming of age for trend following. Keith Balmer, at AHL, part of Man Investments, looks at what trend followers have achieved since then...

Jan 14, 2010

Happy New Year from funds europe.
We wave goodbye to the Noughties and start 2010  here in the UK amidst
pleasingly crisp winter snow and a strong focus on developing rather
than developed markets.

Jan 04, 2010

Modified rapture seems to be the name of the game as 2009, a year of highs and lows, draws to close.

Dec 21, 2009

Recent fund launches have focused on US equities, alternatives and emerging markets, as managers look for opportunities out of the recovery, reports Angele Spiteri Paris

Dec 21, 2009

Pictet Asset Management, like its parent bank, kept a good, even keel throughout the financial meltdown. Nick Fitzpatrick talks to Renaud de Planta, CEO

Dec 21, 2009

Institutional investors still seek yield from corporate bonds following the rally in 2009. But the 'easy money' has been made and managers are working harder for returns. Duration risk is a key factor now, reports Nick Fitzpatrick

Dec 21, 2009

Should inflation and low growth in the West mean that every portfolio should have Asia at its core for the next few years? By Nick Fitzpatrick

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