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BUYSIDE TRADING 4: the FE survey

Funds Europe looks at the in-house dealing desks of eight fund managers and asks where heads of trading wish to see more development Paul...

BUYSIDE TRADING 3: the perfect scenario

Axa IM's centralised dealing desk has freed its traders to support fund managers with ideas. Technology, too, is liberating, but Paul Squires says there...

RISK MANAGEMENT: Like flying a plane

Can statistical risk models used to avert plane crashes prevent market crashes? Will asset managers want them? And will chief executives even understand them?...

BRICS: A Tale of two countries

What does the future hold economically for Latin America's heavyweights Mexico and Brazil? Mexico has more hurdles to overcome, but both countries are attractive...

BRIC ECONOMIES: Bright young things

While the global recession is no doubt affecting the Bric economies, they are proving more resilient than the West. There is no mistaking a...

SECURITIES LENDING: Collateral thinking

Nicholas Pratt talks to institutional investors to see what changes they have made to their securities lending programmes and what implications these will have...

FRANCE: Big opportunities for small managers

Significant restructuring among French asset managers owned by banks has increased the number of opportunities for smaller, independent investment houses. Angèle Spiteri Paris asks...

PRIME BROKERAGE: Instant access

In today's post-Lehman climate, hedge funds are seeking to use multiple prime brokers in order to reduce the risk of locking up assets with...

CORPORATE BONDS: what the eye doesn’t see

Corporate bonds may not be the most glamorous or high-profile of investments, but their issuance is currently reaching record levels. Nick Fitzpatrick finds that...

GOLD FUNDS: going for gold

Sales of gold funds have been impressive during the financial crisis. But Angele Spiteri Paris finds that pension funds may prefer to hold physical...

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