fixed income

Sep 04, 2008

In 2005, the Danish pension scheme ATP started to build its own hedge funds. Success means the number of teams will increase to twelve by the end of the year. Angele Spiteri Paris talks to Fredrik Martinsson, CIO ...

Aug 04, 2008

The growth of 130/30 funds means more customers for the securities lending industry. Prime brokers are battling it out with custodians to service these new types of client, writes Lynn Strongin Dodds ...

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 ...

Apr 17, 2008

Chris Ryan is managing director of Asia at Fidelity International. He joined in January from ING Investment Management, where he was chief executive in Asia.

Apr 15, 2008

Last month NIKLAS TELL acknowledged that his column has tended to focus more on
traditional funds than on alternatives. Considering the continued
turbulence, he maintains, it does indeed make sense to continue casting the net
slightly wider ...

Apr 15, 2008

Fund launches in the first quarter of the year reflect an effort by the industry to provide diversification and alpha. The launches take place as managers come under increased pressure to offer alpha funds at a lower cost, says Nick Fitzpatrick ...

Apr 15, 2008

Product flow from the ETF sector has reached a torrent. Nick Fitzpatrick talks to investors about their multiple uses and finds one adviser warning of fads.

Mar 25, 2008

Far from slowing down, fund administration is becoming a 24/7 business. Nick Fitzpatrick analyses the Funds Europe 2008 Third-Party Fund Administration Survey and finds the drivers for this trend

Mar 25, 2008

Sub-prime hit bond flows as much as equities. Fiona Rintoul looks at how fixed income fund managers are reacting and finds that they are increasingly looking at local currency debt

Feb 08, 2008

Asset managers can expect their concerns about capacity constraints in high-alpha and active funds to increase in 2008. A recent poll of 100 pension fund managers in the UK showed that appetite for absolute return strategies will increase this year...

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