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Jun 03, 2008

Considering Eclectica’s background as an opportunistic hedge fund manager, the agriculture business is a nice fit ... Niklas Tell comments

Jun 03, 2008

Alpha investing is meant to set the pulse racing and investors are always seeking new sources, such as healthcare and alternative energy. But they need to beware of beta masquerading as alpha. By Matthew Craig

Jun 02, 2008

Unconstrained investing might have helped investors avoid the worst of the sub-prime damage, Nick Fitzpatrick hears ... (photo displayed: Stephen Docherty of Aberdeen)

May 22, 2008

Japan is modernising its corporate governance policy and ending uncompetitive practices. The Japanese people, however, are still investing elsewhere, and the country's investment future remains uncertain, writes Nick Fitzpatrick ...

May 22, 2008

An onshore presence in Asia’s growing fund management market is increasingly vital in order to cope with regulatory changes and local competition, says Nick Fitzpatrick, at Fund Forum Asia ...

May 22, 2008

Equity investment is at an all-time low in Germany and the fund management opportunity, huge though it could be, remains static as savers shun risk. But far-reaching changes to investment laws may change the landscape, finds Fiona Rintoul.

Apr 15, 2008

Fund launches in the first quarter of the year reflect an effort by the industry to provide diversification and alpha. The launches take place as managers come under increased pressure to offer alpha funds at a lower cost, says Nick Fitzpatrick ...

Apr 15, 2008

Product flow from the ETF sector has reached a torrent. Nick Fitzpatrick talks to investors about their multiple uses and finds one adviser warning of fads.

Apr 10, 2008

The credit crunch is biting ever deeper into the fund management industry. Fiona Rintoul looks at what managers must do to survive and finds that targeting customers in Asia and selling traditional funds may be part of the answer.

Mar 25, 2008

Sub-prime hit bond flows as much as equities. Fiona Rintoul looks at how fixed income fund managers are reacting and finds that they are increasingly looking at local currency debt

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