risk management

Mar 19, 2015

Stressed outLiquidity in fixed income markets is a top concern for asset managers, according to a joint annual report from management consulting firm Oliver Wyman and financial services firm, Morgan Stanley.

Feb 20, 2015

Willaim YongeIn June 2013, the European Commission published a proposal for the creation of a new type of regulated EU fund product – the EU Long-Term Investment Fund (Eltif) – that will enable investors to invest in companies and projects that need long-term capital financing of tangible assets, such as energy, transport, industrial and climate change technologies, and intangible assets such as research and development.

Feb 20, 2015

MazeMulti-asset funds are helping investors deal with uncertainty. Alix Robertson talks to some in the industry about the popularity of these funds and hears investors may be flexible on fees. 

Feb 20, 2015

Anchor chainCentral counterparties that support the clearing of derivatives pose a systemic risk if they fail. Nicholas Pratt reports on the difficulties in finding a way to stabilise the system.

Feb 20, 2015

IndiaWe profile the most interesting fund launches in recent weeks and examine the performance of one product a year after it hit the market.

Feb 18, 2015

Risk1AQMetrics, a FinTech company, has signed a deal with Bloomberg to enhance data used in its risk management offering for funds.

Feb 09, 2015

Global payGlobal institutional pension fund assets reached a new record of $36 trillion in 2014, according to research from professional services company, Towers Watson.

Feb 06, 2015

Handshake 3Carne Group, a governance and oversight service provider for asset managers, has recruited Paul Harris as an independent fund director.

Feb 02, 2015

Trading floorFinancial software company Misys has signed an agreement to join up with German company targit through its InFusion Partner programme.

Jan 21, 2015

Swiss exchangeSIX Swiss Exchange is to launch an electronic platform for trading corporate bonds intended to lead to more efficient dealing of larger blocks and less liquid issues.