risk management

Jul 22, 2011

Chess-piecesEvent-driven strategies are popular with investors looking for alternatives. But Anne-Gaelle Pouille of Paamco says that the state of the world means these funds are taking on more macro risk, and not all managers are equipped to have strong views.

Jul 22, 2011

Senior representatives from custody banks discuss the changes taking place around the pricing of custody and related services against a backdrop of increasing regulatory risk. They also consider the evolution of outsourcing and changes in OTC derivatives processing. Edited by Nick Fitzpatrick.

Jul 22, 2011

Baby-adultFund managers Artemis and F&C talk about how to make the second phase of outsourcing work. Nicholas Pratt reports

Jul 15, 2011

FitchRatings-logoEurope's growing number of absolute return Ucits funds are liable to be missold and may disappoint investors with poor performance during a bull market, according to a report by Fitch Ratings.

Jul 11, 2011

gold-bars1The World Gold Council (WGC) claims that investing in gold could benefit portfolios in a deflationary environment.

Jul 05, 2011

Northern Trust’s Luxembourg business focuses on the firm’s client-centric approach; offering complex, tailored solutions and building strong partnerships.

Jul 05, 2011

Luxembourg is a stronger domicile for the challenges it faced over the last 18 months. But perhaps more needs to be done at an industry level to convey Lux's successes as a fund haven throughout the financial crisis. Senior figures from the industry consider this point and talk about their experiences of working in the second largest fund domicile in the world. (part 2)

Jul 05, 2011

yin_yang_410Luxembourg is attracting more alternative investors from un-regulated fund centres. This is exactly what it wants, but the Grand Duchy will not let just anybody in, finds Angele Spiteri Paris.

Jun 24, 2011

Euro sign1A specialist currency manager has launched a fund intended to generate positive performance over periods of stress in the Eurozone.

Jun 17, 2011

StonesNicholas Pratt looks at the level of activity in the securities lending market and the implications of an increasing gap between supply and demand.