risk management

Oct 06, 2009

The financial crisis has ushered in a new era for managers of managers, believes Joanna Munro of HSBC Global Asset Management...

Oct 06, 2009

Traditional assumptions about asset allocation, diversity and portfolio theory have broken down, writes Fiona Rintoul, and investors are struggling to find their way...

Sep 01, 2009

Switzerland has relatively lax laws regarding funding. Samuel Sender, of Edhec, talks about the challenges this poses...

Sep 01, 2009

BNP Paribas' win of a large hedge fund mandate from a prime broker is a sign that custodians can now compete in earnest for the hedge fund market. Nick Fitzpatrick looks back at twelve months of business wins and losses...

Sep 01, 2009

Strong and stable custodians have benefited from the financial crisis as clients have sought a safe place for their assets. But it’s not just the largest custodians that have won business. In some ways the crisis has been a great leveller, says Nick Fitzpatrick...

Sep 01, 2009

Could multi-managers be losing their lustre? Angèle Spiteri Paris speaks to players about the future of multi-management...

Aug 10, 2009

VaR has a misleading description. ‘Value at risk’ sounds like it is communicating the maximum rainfall rather than just an idea of whether a rainstorm is likely. Peter Ainsworth comments...

Aug 10, 2009

In Monaco, the discussion on fund selection versus asset allocation got most attention. Can you have one without the other? Niklas Tell reflects on discussions at FundForum...

Jul 06, 2009

CCPs have stood strong in the middle of all trades providing the comfort that counterparties and regulators desire. Marco Strimer (pictured) of SIX x-clear comments...

Jul 06, 2009

As regulators move to standardise the complex world of derivatives, Nicholas Pratt outlines what the changes mean for fund managers

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