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...

Dec 21, 2009

The spectre of the global financial crisis cast its shroud over not just Wall Street and the City, but the fledgling financial centres of the Middle East. John Foster investigates the fallout in Dubai, Bahrain and Qatar...

Dec 21, 2009

Pictet Asset Management, like its parent bank, kept a good, even keel throughout the financial meltdown. Nick Fitzpatrick talks to Renaud de Planta, CEO

Nov 11, 2009

Hedge fund investors could obtain greater peace of mind through managed accounts. But there are significant infrastructure requirements for investors, funds and administrators, says Hans Hufschmid, CEO of GlobeOp

Nov 11, 2009

Fund managers are said to be creating their own data hubs away from external administrators in order to keep important data at their fingertips. Nick Fitzpatrick finds the rationale for this could extend to fear of litigation...

Oct 06, 2009

The Norwegian sovereign wealth fund is monitoring how companies manage their water supplies. Angele Spiteri Paris investigates...

Sep 01, 2009

Converging on similar sectors and forced by economic imperatives to seek out companies at a similar stage of development, buyout and venture capital...

Sep 01, 2009

Value is coming back to micro caps, including some of the sector’s fallen angels, says Robert Marren of Nicholas Applegate...

Aug 10, 2009

Paying for independent credit research has advantages when digging into company performance, say Julien Rerolle and Cédric Rimaud, of Spread Research.