fixed income

Nov 02, 2011

Globalisation is the topic for our asset management CEO roundtable this year. What does the increasing importance of clients in new and emerging markets mean for investment management businesses? Chief executive officers discuss implications for brand, service quality, and business models.

Nov 02, 2011

Justice-ScalesA landmark judgment in the Cayman Islands could force hedge fund directors to take their duties more seriously, or risk paying the price when things go wrong. George Mitton investigates.

Oct 28, 2011

SwitzerlandA Swiss pension fund is poised to make a one billion Swiss franc (€816 million) investment into Lombard Odier Investment Management's bond strategy that invests against fundamentally weighted indices.

Oct 27, 2011

Renminbi2HSBC Global Asset Management is to launch a fixed income fund to enable investors access to renminbi investments.

Oct 21, 2011

Squeezing_orangeTransaction and trade reporting requirements will squeeze margins and selling certain financial instruments to clients will become more difficult as new regulation is about to be implemented, PriceWaterhouse Coopers (PwC) warns.

Oct 10, 2011

ShipFrench funds are outflowing across many asset classes and the country's closed market means distribution is locked down by the big players. No wonder top CEOs are looking abroad. George Mitton reports.

Oct 10, 2011

HandcuffsThe UBS rogue trader scandal has reignited the controversy over exchange traded funds at a time when the French banking system is worryingly exposed to Greek debt. But investment professionals say most buyers are institutional investors who know the risks, writes George Mitton.

Oct 10, 2011

M_FeargrieveMatthew Feargrieve, partner and team leader of the Funds and Investment Services practice in the Zurich office of Appleby tells us about a new regulation for hedge funds directors.

Oct 10, 2011

Data-imageMore trading in multiple asset classes has led to proliferation of data. The varying quality of information makes tasks such as transaction cost analysis difficult, finds Nicholas Pratt.

Oct 03, 2011

HSBC branchHSBC Global Asset Management is to launch three low cost portfolios to offer diversified access to global equity and bond markets, as well as alternative investments.