risk management

Feb 16, 2009

Financial firms have seen their brands reduced to tatters. Instead of hiding, asset managers must be courageous and visible and communicate their brands’ financial solidity – without being flashy. By Fiona Rintoul

Jan 19, 2009

Fund selectors must focus more on the operational risk of their providers, due mainly to recent events, writes Niklas Tell...

Jan 07, 2009

Multi-asset classes and funds of funds have made performance attribution more difficult. Lynn Strongin Dodds finds that advances have been made...

Dec 03, 2008

Nicholas Pratt looks at how competition is shaking up algorithmic trading and direct market access between older and new exchanges ...

Nov 17, 2008

When hedge funds were born into the pension scheme world, Gartmore was there ... Gartmore's Jeff Meyer (pictured) and Phil Wagstaff talk to Nick Fitzpatrick ...

Nov 10, 2008

Fund managers are under increasing pressure to identify credit risk, but are now choosing to rely less on traditional ratings agencies. Angele Spiteri Paris reports ...

Nov 10, 2008

‘Just after the fall of Bear Stearns, the Statpro risk model signalled trouble at Lehman Brothers’, says Dario Cintioli (pictured) of Statpro ...

Sep 30, 2008

There were signs that alternative asset classes might finally take off in Scandinavia and Iceland. But the events of recent weeks could set the agenda back. Angele Spiteri Paris reports ...

Sep 11, 2008

The latest economic downturn may lead to another wave of outsourcing for custodians. But the ‘factory’ model of recent years may be in decline as clients look for higher standards of processing, reports Nick Fitzpatrick

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 ...

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