trading

Jul 06, 2009

Turmoil in financial markets has focused investors’ minds on the role of their custodian banks and caused them to ask: How liable are custodians to reimburse me when assets are lost due to fraud or failure? This complicated issue will impact fees, says Nick Fitzpatrick

Jun 13, 2009

Jean-François Boulier, CIO,
Aviva Investors France


Is the crisis unfolding worse or better than expected?

Firstly from an investment perspective, the deep recession we are passing through is not the depression that was feared by many.

Jun 13, 2009

jon_little_80x109.jpgJon Little, vice chairman, BNY Mellon Asset Management
 
From a fund management corporate perspective, is the crisis unfolding worse or better than expected? Are you more or less optimistic now about the business outlook until the end of 2009 than you were in December 2008, and why?

Jun 09, 2009

Funds Europe looks at the in-house dealing desks of eight fund managers and asks where heads of trading wish to see more development

Jun 09, 2009

Axa IM's centralised dealing desk has freed its traders to support fund managers with ideas. Technology, too, is liberating, but Paul Squires says there is much hype around the numerous applications. By Nicholas Pratt

Jun 09, 2009

Christoph Mast, of RCM, tells Nicholas Pratt there is a need for more data from brokers and vendors if electronic trading is to reach its full potential...

Jun 09, 2009

There is a lag between the rate of change in the trading world and the speed with which technology providers can help fund managers cope, finds Nicholas Pratt...

May 28, 2009

Many pension funds have made significant amendments to their securities lending programmes and, by and large, have become active again in time for the dividends season. Consequently the providers – lending agents and lending platforms – are optimistic. Nicholas Pratt reports.

May 19, 2009

The largest and most important of the Bric economies, China has remained relatively resilient to the global economic meltdown. Jason M. Hepner, of Standard Life Investments, explains how investors can profit from trends there...

May 19, 2009

What does the future hold economically for Latin America's heavyweights Mexico and Brazil? Mexico has more hurdles to overcome, but both countries are attractive to investors in the current global climate, says Jeff Casson of SWIP...

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