risk management

Sep 15, 2022

FaxThe funds industry boasts 90% automation rates, so why is the fax machine still a ubiquitous presence? Nicholas Pratt examines the enduring appeal of this archaic technology. 

Jul 20, 2022

We are currently living in a crypto winter, as evidenced by the falling value of cryptocurrencies.

This is not the first such winter, though.

Jul 20, 2022

Marie_Catala_and_Arabelle_ContePassive or active? Jean-Marie Catala and Arabelle Conte, of France’s AFG funds association, advocate for a diversified investment model.

Jun 15, 2022

Nick_FitzpatrickResearch back in 1986 showed how the inversion of the yield curve had been a leading indicator of recessions since the 1960s, and subsequent recessions strengthened the theory.

Jun 15, 2022

Inverted Yield CurveWhat is the yield curve? What signals has it been giving recently? And what does this mean for corporate bonds? David Blackman explains.

Jun 15, 2022

UmbrellaLynn Strongin Dodds examines the CSRD, designed to help financial markets obtain reliable ‘green’ data on companies.

May 25, 2022

GraphsThe market volatility and macroeconomic disruptions of 2022 have raised a challenge to the thematic investing boom, but also offer a chance to reappraise the benefits of the investment approach.

May 19, 2022

Operational risk is defined as the risk of losses stemming from inadequate or failed internal processes, people, and systems, or from external events.[1] This also includes legal risk, which is prevalent in document intensive asset classes such as private debt. While studies have shown that operational risk accounts for 50% of failures[2], such failures are likely to be even higher for private debt, as it has the highest risk across private fund types and...

May 11, 2022

Nick_FitzpatrickDo you remember how Value at Risk (VaR) – the risk-management metric – came in for much criticism after the financial crisis of 2008? It was once compared to an airbag that works all the time except when you have a car accident.

May 11, 2022

Fund managers talk to Nicholas Pratt about the dangers of ESG metrics that boil complex risks down to a single number.

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