trading

Mar 16, 2010

Nicholas Pratt reviews the regulatory developments in the OTC derivatives world and discovers that it is still unclear just what the cost of these reforms will be to fund managers

Mar 16, 2010

Luca Salerno and Gil Cohen, Reed Smith LLP: 'The credit derivatives market exemplified the devastating effects of a lack of public information on price formation'

Mar 16, 2010

Matthew Weir, Bluecrest Capital: “We have a set of daily reports that include VaR measures, sensitivity analysis and stress tests. We look at the liquidity and concentration risk at all levels within the organisation..."

Mar 16, 2010

Jean-Marc Fourre (AXA IM): ‘We have quarterly training on risk governance. Through this we can ensure that this risk management culture will continue’

Feb 15, 2010

imageSmall caps tend to do well coming out of economic downturns. The same may be the case for this one, but Fiona Rintoul finds that political error is a key risk in an unprecentdeted stimuls environment

Feb 15, 2010

There may be huge potential in the emissions trading markets, but investors are uncertain about their direction post-Kyoto, writes Angèle Spiteri Paris

Feb 15, 2010

Traders are calling for interoperability among Europe’s various clearing houses. Nicholas Pratt examines developments in the cash equities space

Feb 15, 2010

Sophistication of electronic trading platforms is vital, as a lag can cause losses. Hosting solutions for proximity and colocation can minimise latency, says Mike Powell of Thomson Reuters

Feb 15, 2010

The need for fund managers to obtain ‘best execution’ has brought more focus on transaction costs. Angele Spiteri Paris talks to providers about how they support funds, and finds a debate still rages about the right process.

Jan 14, 2010

2008 marked a coming of age for trend following. Keith Balmer, at AHL, part of Man Investments, looks at what trend followers have achieved since then...

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