risk management

Jun 26, 2019

Risk_optionsAvoiding environmental, social and governance (ESG) tail risks helps generate alpha over a full market cycle – more so than tilting a portfolio towards top ESG ratings – and active management is crucial to the process.

Jun 25, 2019

Mark_Den_HollanderDutch fund manager Robeco has appointed Mark den Hollander as chief financial and risk officer, as well as member of the firm’s executive committee and statutory director.

Jun 14, 2019

Mark_GemMark Gem, Chair of Clearstream Risk Committee and Member of the Executive Board at Clearstream, questions why it has become so challenging to fulfil compliance requirements around transparency and disclosure in the collective investments industry when these tasks have been managed efficiently for cash securities instruments for many years.

May 29, 2019

Risk appetiteUS fund giant BlackRock has launched a range of portfolios designed to help investors reach their financial goals through funds designed to match risk appetite.

May 16, 2019

Spreadsheets riskNicholas Pratt looks at the risks posed by the use of spreadsheets and how firms should approach the management of such a risk.

May 10, 2019

City_of_LondonDespite massive outflows from absolute return strategies in recent years, there will continue to be a market for such funds in the future, Aviva Investors’ Euan Munro tells Mark Latham.

May 09, 2019

financial riskAs risk averse investors turned their backs on equities in April, bond funds have become the main beneficiaries of this atmosphere of caution, according to research from London-based fintech Calastone.

May 03, 2019

SavingsUK savers looked to diversify risk throughout March, with global equity and mixed asset funds benefitting in the first quarter of the year.

Apr 10, 2019

ResearchFinancial advisers are split on UK equity prospects over the next twelve months, but believe risky assets are back in favour, according to research by Netherlands-based Aegon.

Apr 10, 2019

Wei_YaoWith China and the US close to a trade deal and Beijing stepping up policy stimulus, we expect the Chinese economy to be on a more stable footing later this year, says Wei Yao, Chief China Economist at Societe Generale.