risk management

Jul 18, 2019

Jonathan_Gilmour-Vanessa_BattagliaSince the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority announced in 2017 that it would withdraw its support for the London Interbank Offered Rate (Libor) by the end of 2021, various regulators and market participants have joined forces to discuss and prepare their proposed transition plans.

Jul 17, 2019

RiskMuzinich & Co. in London has launched a global short duration fund that aims to limit credit risk and limit risk from changes in bank interest rates.

Jul 16, 2019

Bullish_marketEight out of 10 financial professionals say the 10-year bull market has made investors complacent about risk, according to a survey by Natixis Investment Management (Natixis IM).

Jul 15, 2019

Cyber_securityThe number of cyber incidents reported by UK financial services firms to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) increased by over 1,000% during 2018.

Jul 15, 2019

Electric_car_parking_spaceGermany’s DWS Group has extended its socially responsible investment range with the launch of a corporate bond product that sets exclusion criteria for “controversial” companies.

Jul 08, 2019

climate changeFTSE Russell says it has launched the first index that can reduce climate risk in government bond portfolios.

Jul 03, 2019

systematic riskFrance’s Lyxor Asset Management and New York-based Academy Investment Management are launching a systematic market-neutral global equity fund that uses wide data sets to minimise risk.

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.