risk management

May 19, 2009

Nicholas Pratt talks to institutional investors to see what changes they have made to their securities lending programmes and what implications these will have for its long-term future...

May 19, 2009

Niklas Tell reports on a recent roundtable discussion in Stockholm on Funds Selection...

May 19, 2009

French consultants are beginning to accept and understand exchange-traded funds. Providers say they should now set up a database of products. Angèle Spiteri Paris reports...

Apr 22, 2009

For investors and regulators interested in the CDS market the greatest need is for increased transparency, writes Rhodri Preece...

Apr 20, 2009

Corporate bonds may not be the most glamorous or high-profile of investments, but their issuance is currently reaching record levels. Nick Fitzpatrick finds that they are a good asset for long-term investors...

Apr 07, 2009

Uncertainty could lead fund managers to seek the safety of more regulated products, tougher domiciles and quality providers. Nicholas Pratt looks at the results of the Funds Europe 2009 European Third-Party Administration Survey to see what kind of administrators will prove to be a destination of choice...

Apr 07, 2009

Criticism of corporate governance has become common in recent months. As fundamental financial paradigms begin to shift, Fiona Rintoul asks whether we need to reconfigure the system...

Apr 07, 2009

Sales of gold funds have been impressive during the financial crisis. But Angele Spiteri Paris finds that pension funds may prefer to hold physical gold rather than ETFs and other fund structures...

Apr 07, 2009

‘It is no longer sufficient for investors just to come up with the right asset allocation and responsive risk management; they must also undertake more rigorous assessment of investment managers to ensure investment and business models are sustainable’. By Niklas Tell...

Apr 07, 2009

FSA watchdogs are getting tougher, and not just with the banks. Fund managers are also affected. But challenges over the next twelve months do not end with the landmark Turner Review, finds Nick Fitzpatrick...

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