risk management

Jun 09, 2009

Hedge funds have suffered massive outflows during the financial crisis, which makes Ucits III products look even more attractive, finds Fiona Rintoul...

Jun 09, 2009

The founder of fiduciary management says providers should not invest client money with their own managers. Angèle Spiteri Paris finds out what some of Europe’s leading players think.

May 28, 2009

Many pension funds have made significant amendments to their securities lending programmes and, by and large, have become active again in time for the dividends season. Consequently the providers – lending agents and lending platforms – are optimistic. Nicholas Pratt reports.

May 26, 2009

Can statistical risk models used to avert plane crashes prevent market crashes? Will asset managers want them? And will chief executives even understand them? By Nick Fitzpatrick

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...

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