risk management

Mar 19, 2018

Tipping_pointETFs are increasingly accepted as collateral in securities lending transactions. Nicholas Pratt looks at the impact of this change and how acceptability could go further still.

Mar 19, 2018

Apple_orchardBoosted by the financial crisis, the alternative credit market has been growing in the US. Now, even though economies are recovering, the asset class may be poised to thrive in Europe. Catherine Lafferty reports.

Mar 06, 2018

EquityBNP Paribas Asset Management has added to its equity position in Europe to take advantage of February’s equity market correction.

Mar 05, 2018

Fund flowsA Robeco government bond fund lost almost €1 billion in outflows as investors positioned themselves around volatility in January – a month that saw record inflows for the European industry.

Feb 28, 2018

Risk optionsEuropean investors’ risk appetite dropped in February, but just remained inside positive territory.

Feb 27, 2018

Fund portfolioMany institutional investors think investing in alternatives is “essential” for diversifying portfolio risk, a survey found.

Feb 22, 2018

Layered_coloursRecent closures of so-called ‘CLO 2s’ by Natixis and Axa Investment Managers highlight how securitisation has wound its way back into play in the asset management industry.

Feb 22, 2018

Marooned_shipNew governance and supervision requirements will have a profound impact on Ireland’s fund industry this year, says Paul Nunan of Link Asset Services.

Feb 14, 2018

Trading_dataThe primary trade association for hedge funds has produced evidence to show the industry can outperform equities and bonds over long and short-term periods.

Feb 13, 2018

Profit_protectionThere has been a record jump in the number of investors who have taken out insurance against a possible sharp fall in equity markets.

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