risk management

Oct 01, 2019

Compliance, regulationThe Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is placing greater due diligence requirements on asset managers that invest in illiquid assets regulated under the UK’s ‘Nurs’ regime.

Sep 11, 2019

Burinig_Amazon_forestWith Amazon fires burning at an unprecedented rate, investors should analyse their holding companies for deforestation risk policies, says BMO Global Asset Management (BMO GAM).

Aug 15, 2019

The Luxembourg government has laid down draft legislation to enact the second EU Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive 2017/952 (ATAD 2) into domestic law.

Aug 08, 2019

ESGEvidence for poor responsible investment factors among companies, and a link to a higher risk of default in their corporate bonds, has been strengthened, academics claim.

Aug 01, 2019

Closing_down_signsStock markets have rallied since 2012 but more recent fears of impending recession have caused investors to buy lower-risk high quality companies.

Jul 25, 2019

emerging markets ESG bond fundM&G Investments has launched an emerging markets corporate bond fund focused on environmental, social and governance (ESG) characteristics.

Jul 24, 2019

Oil_tankerInvestors in shipping, which include some of the world’s biggest asset managers such as BlackRock and Vanguard, are said to be heavily exposed to decarbonisation due to the amount of fossil fuels transported by sea, researchers claim.

Jul 18, 2019

RiskGlobal investors have added risk and reduced cash in their portfolios despite concern in recent months about trade wars and monetary policy.

Jul 18, 2019

Fran_RodilossoFunds Europe talks to VanEck’s Francis Rodilosso about the attraction of emerging market debt and high yield bonds.

Jul 18, 2019

Bee_hiveAs concern mounts about how a downturn could hit insurers’ CLO holdings, Nicholas Pratt looks at the appeal of collateralised loan obligations and the impact of recent rule changes in the US market.