risk management

Oct 16, 2018

Moody's_websiteRatings agency Moody’s says Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) proposals for the management of illiquid assets in retail investment funds would be good for asset managers despite higher operating costs.

Oct 15, 2018

US_congressJupiter Asset Management has launched a US equity long/short fund that the firms says will address concerns that liquid alternative products are failing to take enough risk and produce satisfactory returns.

Oct 15, 2018

Rocket_manA year ago, research showed fund investors expected returns of 8%. Fiona Rintoul asks if this is possible in light of projections for a bear market.

Oct 15, 2018

Virtual_realityCalls for environmental, social and governance criteria to be injected into smart beta portfolios have prompted a growing number of ESG factor-based indices. Lynn Strongin Dodds looks at their construction and hears how they generate enhanced returns and lower risk.

Oct 08, 2018

illiquidityThe UK’s financial regulator has launched consultation on how funds that trade with regular liquidity can handle problems when they are required to sell illiquid assets in stressed market conditions.

Oct 02, 2018

US_federal_reserve_buildingFund managers transacting securities in dollars through Euroclear can now settle with the guarantee of the Federal Reserve.

Sep 26, 2018

operational efficienciesFund administrators and transfer agents (TAs) are failing to adequately support asset managers in gaining greater operational efficiencies, research indicates.

Sep 20, 2018

Color_explosionCalls for environmental, social and governance criteria to be injected into smart beta portfolios have prompted a growing number of ESG factor-based indices. Lynn Strongin Dodds looks at their construction and hears how they generate enhanced returns and lower risk.

Sep 20, 2018

Overcrowded_Hong_KongWith multi-factor investing on the rise, Lynn Strongin Dodds looks at the drivers and learns how factors are being combined.

Sep 19, 2018

RiskThe amount of insurance companies looking to increase risk exposure has shot upwards, with China A shares and private capital among the asset classes they want.

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