Jun 14, 2010

The Dutch central bank and pensions regulator (DNB) will be keeping a closer eye on pension funds, as a survey found that many pension schemes underestimate the risks of their investment policies and don't have a strong enough risk management function.

Jun 14, 2010

European investors, according to Lipper FMI's monthly statistical reality check released Monday 14 June, are flocking into bonds just as they did in 2005.

Jun 07, 2010

The spotlight trained on the world's least invested-in continent is beginning to shine as brightly as its sun, and last week management consultancy heavyweights, Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and McKinsey & Co, both produced reports talking Africa up.

Jun 01, 2010

esmt_hedgeHedge funds pose a serious threat to investors and the financial system, and need to be regulated more not less, according to new research released today by the Berlin-based European School of Management & Technology (ESMT).

Jun 01, 2010

ashcloudWe are back in uncertain territory, writes Darren Williams, senior European economist at AllianceBernstein. Indeed. If ever we left such climes, which I'm not sure we did.

May 19, 2010

OneWayAs the outlook for European markets falters, with Greece, Portugal and Spain hitting headlines, contrarian investors tempted to make the most of the current environment are being warned against it.