risk management

Dec 11, 2017

Rain_forestIf there’s one crucial global issue that fund managers are central to, it is ESG. Responsible investing is emerging as one of the largest investment trends, including in emerging markets. Fiona Rintoul reports.

Dec 05, 2017

BitcoinThe exponential rise in the value of bitcoin to over $11,000 (€9,280) last month has prompted France’s two main financial regulators to issue a warning to savers on the volatility of the cryptocurrency.

Nov 22, 2017

Euro_coinsA push to challenge London’s dominance of the €1 trillion-a-day euro derivatives clearing market has received a boost from the German national funds association BVI which said that moving euro clearing to within the EU would “significantly” reduce costs for the funds industry.

Nov 21, 2017

Geopolitical_risksAsset managers and pension funds differ in their thoughts about global risk, with asset managers showing more concern about economic issues, a survey indicates.

Nov 16, 2017

…that’s the ratio of traded passive to active equities. The statistic is significant given the ‘bull market’ in ETFs and the supposed risk around this, our panel hears. Plus, smart beta and the rise of active ETFs.

Nov 14, 2017

Arc_de_TriompheAlong with the rollout of technology, the never-ending drip feed of regulation is keeping French asset servicing firms on their toes. In paris, Mark Latham talks to the key players.

Nov 14, 2017

MazeFor all the talk of rate normalisation, bond managers do not see an end to stimulus just yet. Fiona Rintoul looks at how portfolios are positioned at this confusing moment.

Nov 14, 2017

MiFID_II_deadlineMiFID II comes into force in two months’ time. Catherine Lafferty asks how prepared the funds industry is to meet the target market requirements.

Nov 14, 2017

PropertyEuropean property investment is set to evolve along similar lines to the UK, implying more opportunities for non-bank debt specialists, say Amy Aznar and Dan Pottorff of LaSalle Investment Management.

Nov 14, 2017

Sun_worshippingKyle Kloc of Fisch Asset Management claims high yield bonds are the closest asset to the Holy Grail of investing.