Feb 16, 2009

After a year of unprecedented turmoil and withdrawals, net sales figures for December 2008 provided some surprises of a positive kind, according to latest analysis from Lipper FMI, released last week. Fiona Rintoul comments...

Feb 04, 2009

There's a battle outside / And it is ragin' / It'll soon shake your windows / And rattle your walls / For the times they are a-changin'. Bob Dylan wrote these words in 1963, but they seem to fit rather well in today’s climate, particularly within the finance industry.

Dec 09, 2008

Lipper’s annual fund management conference was replaced this year by a Lipper FMI breakfast briefing. The briefing, which took place last week on Thursday, analysed year-to-date figures for the European fund industry and hazarded a guess as to the future...

Dec 03, 2008

The latest quarterly statistics from Efama (the European Fund and Asset Management Association), released today, tell a bitter tale of inexorable and gargantuan decline ...

Nov 24, 2008

As the affects of the credit crunch start to ripple (thunder) out, the sectors experiencing the biggest routs are the erstwhile darlings of alpha bounty hunters.

Nov 17, 2008

Perhaps it’s the warm glow generated by Barack Obama’s convincing win at the polls in the US election last Tuesday, but the news from the markets this week seems a little more upbeat than it has been for a while.