risk management

Feb 18, 2009

Pension funds use asset-liability management (ALM) to secure payments for retirees. Individual investors could make use of the same techniques, even for planning to buy a house, says Edhec’s David Schröder

Feb 18, 2009

New central counterparties in Europe have brought the costs of clearing down. But a relentless price war could lead to greater complexity and lower standards of risk protection. Nicholas Pratt reports...

Feb 17, 2009

In 2008 risk management failed. Nicholas Pratt talks to a fund management risk specialist and to consultants to find out what vendors must do to win back faith...

Feb 16, 2009

Financial firms have seen their brands reduced to tatters. Instead of hiding, asset managers must be courageous and visible and communicate their brands’ financial solidity – without being flashy. By Fiona Rintoul

Jan 19, 2009

Fund selectors must focus more on the operational risk of their providers, due mainly to recent events, writes Niklas Tell...

Jan 07, 2009

Multi-asset classes and funds of funds have made performance attribution more difficult. Lynn Strongin Dodds finds that advances have been made...

Dec 03, 2008

Nicholas Pratt looks at how competition is shaking up algorithmic trading and direct market access between older and new exchanges ...

Nov 17, 2008

When hedge funds were born into the pension scheme world, Gartmore was there ... Gartmore's Jeff Meyer (pictured) and Phil Wagstaff talk to Nick Fitzpatrick ...

Nov 10, 2008

Fund managers are under increasing pressure to identify credit risk, but are now choosing to rely less on traditional ratings agencies. Angele Spiteri Paris reports ...

Nov 10, 2008

‘Just after the fall of Bear Stearns, the Statpro risk model signalled trouble at Lehman Brothers’, says Dario Cintioli (pictured) of Statpro ...

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