risk management

Dec 17, 2019

George_MuzinichGeorge Muzinich’s eponymous firm has stuck to fixed income for 31 years. Once “awed” by corporate bonds, the firm has since branched into less vanilla debt investment against a background of lower yields. Nick Fitzpatrick reports.

Dec 03, 2019

Polling_placeThe accounting deficit of defined benefit (DB) pension schemes has fallen for the UK’s 350 largest listed companies as the country prepares to go to the polls on December 12.

Nov 26, 2019

Long-term_bondsInvestors sold short-term euro bonds and flocked to equities and other risky assets throughout October, as long-term funds saw inflows of €37.1 billion, according to Morningstar data.

Nov 15, 2019

Soldier_on_horsebackFrench asset managers could finally topple banks and insurers to crack the domestic retail investment market. Multi-asset, thematic funds and derivatives are the main tools for the job, finds Nick Fitzpatrick.

Oct 24, 2019

Risk appetite to increase Over half of professional investors expect their risk appetite to grow over the next year, whilst views on the outlook for the global economy remain mixed.

Oct 23, 2019

Margaret_AmmonLegal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has appointed Margaret Ammon as chief risk officer.

Oct 01, 2019

Compliance, regulationThe Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is placing greater due diligence requirements on asset managers that invest in illiquid assets regulated under the UK’s ‘Nurs’ regime.

Sep 11, 2019

Burinig_Amazon_forestWith Amazon fires burning at an unprecedented rate, investors should analyse their holding companies for deforestation risk policies, says BMO Global Asset Management (BMO GAM).

Aug 15, 2019

The Luxembourg government has laid down draft legislation to enact the second EU Anti-Tax Avoidance Directive 2017/952 (ATAD 2) into domestic law.

Aug 08, 2019

ESGEvidence for poor responsible investment factors among companies, and a link to a higher risk of default in their corporate bonds, has been strengthened, academics claim.