regulation

Sep 23, 2010

FTSE_flagsThe Czech Republic, Malaysia and Turkey have been promoted from the secondary emerging market category to the advanced emerging market one of the FTSE country classification.

Sep 07, 2010

roller_coasterHigh-frequency trading has come under attack for recent stock market crashes and for threatening the long-term integrity of the market. Nicholas Pratt listens to the case for the defence

Sep 07, 2010

GHOSTAcquisitions and stable fees suggest custodians, the safe-keepers of assets, are putting the crisis behind them. But there remains the spectre of regulation that will vastly increase risks

Sep 07, 2010

sweetsThe ETF market is becoming increasingly innovative as promoters look for new ways to capture investors' interest, Nicholas Pratt examines how far this innovation can go.

Sep 06, 2010

Bruno_LebreSociété Générale Private Banking aims to offer clients wide access to the market through the best products, which include those of sister company Lyxor.

Sep 06, 2010

man-floating_armchair_140Ireland may be in desperate financial straits but its funds industry is diverged from the macro storm. Nicholas Pratt examines why this is and how the industry seeks to expand

Sep 06, 2010

RegulationRegulatory deluge has afflicted fund managers for at least a decade. Martyn Cuff, managing director at Allianz Global Investors Europe, present his must-keep guide to regulatory and industry change and advice on handling changes.

Sep 06, 2010

Pizza_sliceRome seeks to separate Italian fund managers from banking parents to shake them out of complacency, increase  third-party assets, and become more competitive internationally. 

Sep 06, 2010

US_Spurs_140A type of product that has seen healthy inflows of money during the financial crisis is the American target-date pension fund. Could Europe benefit from this model?

Aug 16, 2010

oil_spill_beach1The Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has highlighted the fact that many pension funds are not doing enough to manage their environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks, suggests Fair Pensions, a charity that campaigns for pension funds and fund managers to adopt responsible investment practices, in a commentary released on Friday.  

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