Oct 10, 2011

FrictionEveryone has a role in reducing fund expenditure, says Martyn Cuff of Allianz Global Investors. But the industry must also make consumers aware that 'frictional costs' have already been greatly limited over the past 25 years.

Oct 10, 2011

M_FeargrieveMatthew Feargrieve, partner and team leader of the Funds and Investment Services practice in the Zurich office of Appleby tells us about a new regulation for hedge funds directors.

Oct 10, 2011

Data-imageMore trading in multiple asset classes has led to proliferation of data. The varying quality of information makes tasks such as transaction cost analysis difficult, finds Nicholas Pratt.

Oct 10, 2011

KingsAlternatives to cap-weighted indices do deliver what they promise, say Felix Goltz and Lin Tang from the Edhec-Risk Institute.

Oct 06, 2011

ResignationFrancois Gouws and Yassine Bouhara, co-heads of global equities at UBS, have resigned following the recent trading incident.

Oct 05, 2011

SwitzerlandSwitzerland has topped an index of the world's most secretive tax jurisdictions, followed by the Cayman Islands and Luxembourg.

Oct 03, 2011

Graph_downWorkers in banks, insurance companies and asset management firms are bracing themselves for a continued slowdown in growth that is likely to lead to job losses in the next quarter.

Sep 30, 2011

14.10_HandshakeEquiLend has seen a 16% growth in the number of borrowing and lending transactions on its platform since the start of the year.

Sep 29, 2011

Stability may be returning to the Mena region after months of political unrest, albeit slowly, but how has this affected the markets and how is investor appetite in the region developing against this backdrop? Edited by Nick Fitzpatrick.

Sep 26, 2011

Oswald-GrubelOswald Grübel, the group chief executive officer of UBS, has stepped down.