risk management

Jul 22, 2011

Funds Europe held a pensions roundtable discussion with three senior UK defined benefit figures recently as they themselves reached retirement. Their views about the state of occupational pensions and investment are their own. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick.

Jul 22, 2011

weather-iconsSocially responsible investment funds sell the idea that we can actively help create a sustainable future. Nick Fitzpatrick asks if investors can really make a difference - and if SRI makes a difference to investor's portfolios.

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.

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