risk management

May 23, 2018

Our panellists tell us that instead of launching competing national projects, African countries should work together for the sake of a bigger capital market. Chaired by George Mitton in Cape Town.

May 23, 2018

Collateral_managementThe International Capital Market Association is seeing an increasing need for collateral management knowledge among professionals. Tim Steele asks why.

Apr 24, 2018

SurveyFund buyers are confident their return targets are achievable despite market volatility, though asset price swings concern them, research shows.

Apr 24, 2018

Shark_finsThe funds industry is ramping up cyber security defences. Nicholas Pratt looks at what to do in the event of an attack.

Mar 29, 2018

Investor confidence risingInvestors around the world showed an increased appetite for risk with confidence rising during March, according to State Street Associates.

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.