Jun 25, 2008

Battered by the credit crunch, Europe’s real estate players are increasingly looking at cross-border property investment. Fiona Rintoul sees the plus points of assembling an international portfolio – as well as the pitfalls ...

Jun 24, 2008

Following a period of double-digit growth and fantastic returns, Central and Eastern Europe has finally succumbed to the global credit crunch. Is it still a worthy investment arena, asks Fiona Rintoul ...

Jun 03, 2008

Compliance monitoring was easy enough when domestic equities dominated fund managers’ portfolios, but now it has to cope with unconstrained mandates and cross-asset funds that cover multiple jurisdictions. Nicholas Pratt examines how compliance technology is evolving ...

Jun 03, 2008

Following Generali Investments’ huge internal restructure, CEO Gianluigi Costanzo (pictured) tells Angele Spiteri Paris how the unification programme will drive the company forward ...

Jun 03, 2008

The recent correction in the Polish stock market puts the country at a new stage in its financial evolution, bringing it closer to open architecture and diversification into foreign products. Fiona Rintoul reports.

Jun 03, 2008

Fear about owning asset-backed securities following the sub-prime crisis has created opportunities for buyers with stronger stomachs and a better understanding of the sector, finds Angele Spiteri Paris ...

Jun 03, 2008

Considering Eclectica’s background as an opportunistic hedge fund manager, the agriculture business is a nice fit ... Niklas Tell comments

Jun 03, 2008

Alpha investing is meant to set the pulse racing and investors are always seeking new sources, such as healthcare and alternative energy. But they need to beware of beta masquerading as alpha. By Matthew Craig

Jun 02, 2008

Unconstrained investing might have helped investors avoid the worst of the sub-prime damage, Nick Fitzpatrick hears ... (photo displayed: Stephen Docherty of Aberdeen)

May 22, 2008

Japan is modernising its corporate governance policy and ending uncompetitive practices. The Japanese people, however, are still investing elsewhere, and the country's investment future remains uncertain, writes Nick Fitzpatrick ...