trading

Oct 07, 2010

Drift_fishingETFs are not bought and sold on the same basis as index-tracking funds. Felix Goltz and Lin Tang of EDHEC look at pricing and performance

Oct 07, 2010

printed_circuitCompetition from international fund managers could force greater automation of processes like fund distribution in the Middle East. Some investment service firms are already trying to kick-start the trend.

Oct 07, 2010

dangling_phoneCentral clearing is set to become an important feature of the financial markets, but greater protection will come at a cost.

Oct 07, 2010

hot_chilliesThe Brics, Mexico and other emerging locations are attracting providers of trading tools to help fund managers gain access.

Oct 04, 2010

compassEuropean asset managers must react to the shift in power from West to East by becoming more international, increasing staff coverage in high growth areas and adapting their investment process to new capital market conditions, said ratings agency Fitch Ratings,

Sep 27, 2010

Pound_notesActivity in the UK financial services sector grew in the last three months at the fastest rate since June 2007, with profitability for investment management rising strongly for the fifth consecutive quarter.

Sep 07, 2010

roller_coasterHigh-frequency trading has come under attack for recent stock market crashes and for threatening the long-term integrity of the market. Nicholas Pratt listens to the case for the defence

Sep 07, 2010

sweets2Advanced users of ETFs can leverage and short sell them. Felix Goltz and Lin Tang, of the Edhec-Risk Institute, explain how these uses can fit in with portfolio practices

Sep 07, 2010

sweetsThe ETF market is becoming increasingly innovative as promoters look for new ways to capture investors' interest, Nicholas Pratt examines how far this innovation can go.

Sep 06, 2010

RegulationRegulatory deluge has afflicted fund managers for at least a decade. Martyn Cuff, managing director at Allianz Global Investors Europe, present his must-keep guide to regulatory and industry change and advice on handling changes.

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