risk management

Dec 12, 2011

Joined-upLatin American stock exchanges are improving the automation of their post-trade services, finds Nick Fitzpatrick, and Chile may emerge as a regional leader.


Dec 08, 2011

Center_stageInvestors are increasingly looking for more active managers to generate real alpha for their portfolios, Lipper says, with boutiques taking a greater market share as a result.

Nov 02, 2011

Footprints-in-the-sandInvariably overlooked because of the incorrect perception that they enjoy greater risk, frontier markets are slowly providing evidence of their worth. Bud Haslett of CFA Institute investigates.

Nov 02, 2011

Globalisation is the topic for our asset management CEO roundtable this year. What does the increasing importance of clients in new and emerging markets mean for investment management businesses? Chief executive officers discuss implications for brand, service quality, and business models.

Nov 02, 2011

RetirementThe body of rules and laws under which pension plans are organised has a huge impact on the management of sponsor and accounting risks. Samuel Sender of Edhec-Risk Institute, analyses where the pressure comes from and how to manage it.

Nov 01, 2011

MGGlobal_logoThe UK unit of commodities and listed derivatives broker MF Global is the first company to enter the 'special administration regime', established in the wake of the Lehman Brothers collapse to seek to return client assets faster than under an ordinary corporate administration.

Oct 03, 2011

Chess_boardMany asset owners have shortened their strategic asset allocation horizon, often from three years to one year, according to a survey by MSCI.

Sep 19, 2011

UBS-logoSwiss banking giant UBS put the loss caused by unauthorised speculative trading as $2.3 billion (€1.7 billion), not $2 billion as previously estimated.

Sep 19, 2011

Magnifying_graphFitch Ratings has launched a new type of fund rating, which combines its in-house qualitative fund analysis with rankings and performance data from Lipper.

Sep 06, 2011

corley_elizabeth_bigAllianz Global Investors (AGI), part of the giant Allianz insurance company and which owns fund managers RCM and Pimco, has adopted a new corporate and management structure.