trading

Nov 06, 2015

Davide CataldoFor investors looking for uncorrelated returns, liquid alternatives can present alpha-generating opportunities. 

Nov 06, 2015

ShanghaiDespite the volatility of the summer, China remains a great opportunity for investors that can take a long-term view.

Nov 06, 2015

TabletBaby-boomers hold the most wealth – but advisors know they must act to connect with the next generation of millennials. Funds Europe, in association with Investec Asset Management, reports on the Investec Global Advisor Forum held in London recently.

Nov 06, 2015

TunnelThe hunt for yield has seen higher institutional bond holdings. Hugo Cox explains how this has slowed down bond trading and led to information risks when large trades do occur. But can a new breed of e-platforms help?

Nov 06, 2015

Annabel Brodie SmithInvestment companies have been in vogue this year. In 2015, to mid-October, the net amount of money raised was a record £4.7 billion (€6.4 billion), higher than every previous calendar year.

Nov 05, 2015

ProfitBrazilian bank and asset manager BTG Pactual, which has increased its European presence this year, has seen its revenues increase by 50% in the third quarter (Q3) compared to the same quarter last year.

Oct 28, 2015

Dark poolInstitutional investors looking for better trade execution and larger sizes due to incoming regulations have led to record performance of broker Liquidnet, the company says.

Oct 23, 2015

Laurent ChevallierGlobal asset management group, Gottex Fund Management, has appointed Laurent Chevallier as a senior member of its portfolio management team, based at Gottex’s Swiss subsidiary, Gottex Asset Management (Suisse).

Oct 16, 2015

European flagsEuropean equities traded close to par with the US earlier this year – unusually, as Europe should trade at a discount. Alec Harper of Axa Rosenberg believes investors bought in the hope of economic growth. He looks at what happened, and at the outlook for the asset class.

Oct 16, 2015

Old computer gameNicholas Pratt examines the development of ‘distributed ledger technology’ and the claim that it could transform clearing and settlement.

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