risk management

Jul 15, 2019

Cyber_securityThe number of cyber incidents reported by UK financial services firms to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) increased by over 1,000% during 2018.

Jul 15, 2019

Electric_car_parking_spaceGermany’s DWS Group has extended its socially responsible investment range with the launch of a corporate bond product that sets exclusion criteria for “controversial” companies.

Jul 08, 2019

climate changeFTSE Russell says it has launched the first index that can reduce climate risk in government bond portfolios.

Jul 03, 2019

systematic riskFrance’s Lyxor Asset Management and New York-based Academy Investment Management are launching a systematic market-neutral global equity fund that uses wide data sets to minimise risk.

Jun 26, 2019

Risk_optionsAvoiding environmental, social and governance (ESG) tail risks helps generate alpha over a full market cycle – more so than tilting a portfolio towards top ESG ratings – and active management is crucial to the process.

Jun 25, 2019

Mark_Den_HollanderDutch fund manager Robeco has appointed Mark den Hollander as chief financial and risk officer, as well as member of the firm’s executive committee and statutory director.

Jun 14, 2019

Mark_GemMark Gem, Chair of Clearstream Risk Committee and Member of the Executive Board at Clearstream, questions why it has become so challenging to fulfil compliance requirements around transparency and disclosure in the collective investments industry when these tasks have been managed efficiently for cash securities instruments for many years.

May 29, 2019

Risk appetiteUS fund giant BlackRock has launched a range of portfolios designed to help investors reach their financial goals through funds designed to match risk appetite.

May 16, 2019

Spreadsheets riskNicholas Pratt looks at the risks posed by the use of spreadsheets and how firms should approach the management of such a risk.

May 09, 2019

financial riskAs risk averse investors turned their backs on equities in April, bond funds have become the main beneficiaries of this atmosphere of caution, according to research from London-based fintech Calastone.