risk management

Jan 17, 2018

Global_infrastructureFirst State Investments (UK) has launched a sustainable infrastructure fund ­– a Dublin-domiciled product but managed from Sydney.

Jan 15, 2018

Asset managers face a number of negative consequences due to the MiFID II capital market reforms, warns the ratings firm Moody’s.

Jan 04, 2018

Our panel of experts offer their thoughts on the fast-growing field of smart beta investing and whether it is becoming more of a threat than index tracking to the traditional active management of funds.

Jan 04, 2018

Arrows_upAs active fund managers increasingly launch exchange-traded funds, Mark Latham looks at the way ahead for a vehicle that until now has been a byword for low-cost investment.

Jan 04, 2018

Cyber_securityRecent cyber security breaches should have alerted private equity firms to the threats facing their portfolio companies, says Michael Corcione of Cordium.

Jan 04, 2018

Stormy_skyDoubts about esg are on the rise. Catherine Lafferty looks at where the strategy is going wrong and what it might be doing right.

Dec 11, 2017

Rain_forestIf there’s one crucial global issue that fund managers are central to, it is ESG. Responsible investing is emerging as one of the largest investment trends, including in emerging markets. Fiona Rintoul reports.

Dec 05, 2017

BitcoinThe exponential rise in the value of bitcoin to over $11,000 (€9,280) last month has prompted France’s two main financial regulators to issue a warning to savers on the volatility of the cryptocurrency.

Nov 22, 2017

Euro_coinsA push to challenge London’s dominance of the €1 trillion-a-day euro derivatives clearing market has received a boost from the German national funds association BVI which said that moving euro clearing to within the EU would “significantly” reduce costs for the funds industry.

Nov 21, 2017

Geopolitical_risksAsset managers and pension funds differ in their thoughts about global risk, with asset managers showing more concern about economic issues, a survey indicates.

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