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Jun 17, 2011

Securities lending in the UK was seriously affected by the crisis. But despite low volumes, industry experts are glad to see the activity is now being considered an investment decision. (part 2)

Roundtable_UK

Sara Nicholson
(Aviva Investors), David Carruthers (Data Explorers), Roy Gillson (Aerion Fund Management), Paul Wilson (JP Morgan WSS), ...

Jun 17, 2011

Securities lending agreements in the US were found to be robust, despite the crisis. Experts discuss market challenges and developments. (part 1)

Roundtable_Us

Dennis Fernez (NY State Insurance Department), Josh Galper (Finadium), Anne Sylvester (JP Morgan WSS)
Freeman Wood (Mercer Sentinel), Laurie Zeppieri (Citi)

Jun 16, 2011

Round_fenceCity consultants are warning that plans to force British banks to ring-fence their retail operations, which recently gained backing from Chancellor George Osborne, risk making London less competitive as a financial services centre.

Jun 16, 2011

FTSE_logoThe FTSE Group has acquired Dow Jones' Indexes share of Industry Classification Benchmark (ICB), a market segmenting tool that was established as a 50-50 joint venture in 2005.

Jun 10, 2011

Yvnge-SlyngstadAs an after-effect of the financial crisis, an uncomplicated approach to investment is a good thing. Yvnge Slyngstad of NBIM tells Funds Europe how the Norwegian sovereign wealth fund is changing the way it invests.

Jun 10, 2011

Our head-to-head discussion with two prominent pension schemes in the UK reveals problems with investment benchmarks that came to light in the financial crisis. It also indicates that there is a desire for passive solutions that is not being satisfied by investment managers' product offerings. These, along with other issues considered here, set the scene for forward planning in the pensions industry. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick (part1)

Jun 10, 2011

Frankfurt_Stock_ExchangeNicholas Pratt looks at an initiative to trade investment funds on Germany's stock exchange that could bring down costs associated with transfer agency.

May 31, 2011

Businessman hurdleThe Swedish state pension fund AP7 has appointed BNY Mellon to provide derivatives collateral management services.

May 19, 2011

Gerry_GualtieriBuy-side order management systems (OMS) have evolved significantly over the last decade. They have become highly-engineered platforms incorporating a vast array of functionality that goes significantly beyond basic order management, with complex modelling tools, advanced analytics and integrated execution management.

May 19, 2011

CompassVeering off track when trying to keep an eye on commodity prices with exchange-traded products should not deter investors, finds Angele Spiteri Paris

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