trading

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...

May 19, 2009

Quant asset managers have come under fire for supposedly being pure number crunchers. But French investment firms argue quant will come back into favour – at least in France, writes Angèle Spiteri Paris

Apr 22, 2009

For investors and regulators interested in the CDS market the greatest need is for increased transparency, writes Rhodri Preece...

Apr 09, 2009

The business suit was always incongruous as a symbol of radical protest - but last week things changed. A small but significant number of financial professionals in the besieged City of London ignored HR’s motherly advice to dress casually and instead buttoned down collars and straightened up ties before boarding the morning train.

Apr 07, 2009

Criticism of corporate governance has become common in recent months. As fundamental financial paradigms begin to shift, Fiona Rintoul asks whether we need to reconfigure the system...

Mar 19, 2009

Activity in securities lending is picking up after last year’s short-selling bans. As lenders return to the market, Nicholas Pratt looks at how processes have changed...

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