risk management

Sep 01, 2011

Ahead of Sibos, we asked a range of industry experts this question: Data volumes continue to explode. What do you think the fund management industry can do with so much data, and are systems up to the challenge of making sense of it?

Sep 01, 2011

ClockAsset liability models for sovereign funds must be dynamic to cater for their long-term horizons, says Lionel Martellini, of Edhec Business School. Where their money comes from and what the money is needed for are also important factors.

Jul 28, 2011

Signing dealState Street is buying a majority stake in InfraHedge, a UK-based firm that provides a platform for institutional investors to invest money in hedge funds through managed accounts.

Jul 22, 2011

Funds Europe held a pensions roundtable discussion with three senior UK defined benefit figures recently as they themselves reached retirement. Their views about the state of occupational pensions and investment are their own. Chaired by Nick Fitzpatrick.

Jul 22, 2011

weather-iconsSocially responsible investment funds sell the idea that we can actively help create a sustainable future. Nick Fitzpatrick asks if investors can really make a difference - and if SRI makes a difference to investor's portfolios.

Jul 22, 2011

Chess-piecesEvent-driven strategies are popular with investors looking for alternatives. But Anne-Gaelle Pouille of Paamco says that the state of the world means these funds are taking on more macro risk, and not all managers are equipped to have strong views.


Jul 22, 2011

Senior representatives from custody banks discuss the changes taking place around the pricing of custody and related services against a backdrop of increasing regulatory risk. They also consider the evolution of outsourcing and changes in OTC derivatives processing. Edited by Nick Fitzpatrick.

Jul 22, 2011

Baby-adultFund managers Artemis and F&C talk about how to make the second phase of outsourcing work. Nicholas Pratt reports


Jul 15, 2011

FitchRatings-logoEurope's growing number of absolute return Ucits funds are liable to be missold and may disappoint investors with poor performance during a bull market, according to a report by Fitch Ratings.

Jul 11, 2011

gold-bars1The World Gold Council (WGC) claims that investing in gold could benefit portfolios in a deflationary environment.

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