Magazine Issues»April 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...

Sales of gold funds have been impressive during the financial crisis. But Angele Spiteri Paris finds that pension funds may prefer to hold physical gold rather than ETFs and other fund structures...

‘It is no longer sufficient for investors just to come up with the right asset allocation and responsive risk management; they must also undertake more rigorous assessment of investment managers to ensure investment and business models are sustainable’. By Niklas Tell...

A comparatively cautious nation, Japan’s balance books are strong and its banks remain virtually untouched by toxic debt – so why have investors withdrawn funds? By Angele Spiteri Paris...

FSA watchdogs are getting tougher, and not just with the banks. Fund managers are also affected. But challenges over the next twelve months do not end with the landmark Turner Review, finds Nick Fitzpatrick...

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