fixed income

May 19, 2011

AntsNicholas Pratt finds that restructuring dealing desks to aid cross-asset trading is helping some firms scrutinise brokers and risk-manage trades more effectively


May 19, 2011

Red_carpetHigh-frequency trading, dark pools and flash crashes have become part of the trading world's lexicon and  are now within the radar of regulators. Nicholas Pratt examines what kind of regulatory response buy-side heads of trading would prefer.

May 17, 2011

Magnifying_glassInstitutional investors conducted more manager searches in 2010 than 2009, with increased interest in emerging markets and alternatives. But global equity remained the most popular asset class.

May 10, 2011

Richard_GrottheimAP7, the defined contribution default fund within Sweden's premium pension system, has gone  through a significant transformation. Angele Spiteri Paris speaks to CEO Richard Gröttheim to find out more.

May 09, 2011

IncreaseHedge fund managers found good arbitrage opportunities in April as macro strategies posted a gain of 3.36%

Apr 28, 2011

In part two, the panel talk about the shift from equities to fixed income, potential bubbles, absolute return funds and future challenges. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick (part 2)

Apr 28, 2011

Policy change brings caution. And none are more prudent than those in the investments industry. Funds Europe met with a group of leading asset managers to find out what impact these regulations will have on their clients, and in the coporate world. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick

Apr 19, 2011

Shot_glassHigh-yield bonds are much in demand among investors. Nicholas Pratt examines how post-trade processes are coping with the rising volume

Apr 19, 2011

Recycling_signRecent fund data showed outflows from bonds. Yet the high-yield sector remains popular. George Mitton discovers how the financial crisis helped this asset class rid itself of a bad reputation

Apr 18, 2011

DiamondThe Ucits-compliant hedge fund world is growing and multi-manager structures have emerged. But Angele Spiteri Paris finds providers are concerned how their regulated products compare with unregulated structures...


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