risk management

Sep 09, 2020

Trader_screensBlackRock is to create a custom portfolio for a UK pension fund - a contract the asset manager partly won by wielding its Aladdin portfolio management system into the deal.

Jun 18, 2020

data outsourcingAsset management firms have been slow to adopt data management outsourcing and cloud technology. Although outsourcing is very much in fashion, reservations remain and cyber security is key. Alex Rolandi reports.

Jun 04, 2020

Leonard_OllierThe funds industry recognises that outsourcing front-to-back office operations proved incredibly resilient to Covid-19, says Leonard Ollier, Head of Business Development for Asset Managers at Societe Generale Securities Services.

Jun 02, 2020

FundRock_Xavier_ParainOnce considered damaging for fund manager reputations, liquidity management tools - such as redemptions on restrictions - have gained further acceptance amid the Covid-19 crisis. And what’s more, these tools have slowed the spread of market contagion, says Xavier Parain, CEO of FundRock Management Company.

Apr 27, 2020

cyber_security_investment_riskThe UK’s Investment Association has set up a platform to help investment managers protect their firms against cyber security threats.

Apr 21, 2020

coronavirus_markets_volatilityWhile markets have shown signs of stabilisation amid huge fiscal and monetary stimulus, Fidelity International's global chief investment officer for asset management Andrew McCaffery discusses why he remains cautious about taking on too much risk while the virus trajectory is uncertain and economic outlook weak.

Mar 13, 2020

PugBrussels is expected to postpone implementation of the Central Securities Depository Regulation. But the delay will be short and concerns about the detail remain. Bob Currie reports.

Mar 11, 2020

Pension_protectionThe UK-based Pensions Climate Risk Industry Group (PCRIG) has launched a public consultation on non-statutory guidance for the trustees of occupational pension schemes on assessing, managing and reporting climate-related risks.

Mar 09, 2020

Recession_signMarkets plummeted again on Monday as coronavirus infections passed the 110,000 mark, making the prospect of a global recession “almost inevitable”, it has been claimed.

Feb 14, 2020

Digital_abstractFirms are turning to the cloud in increasing numbers, but not all of them are aware of the risks involved. Nicholas Pratt investigates.