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  • Judgement day for smart beta

    14 March 2017

    Smart beta has boomed while its marketing claims remained impossible to substantiate or refute, says Anthony Hilton, but credible data is now available

Corporate strategy

  • The big deal

    13 March 2017

    Orchestrating a merger with Standard Life to create the UK’s biggest asset manager is an uncharacteristically defensive move by Aberdeen CEO Martin Gilbert, says Alastair O’Dell, but it is the right decision for the business

Insurance asset management

  • The big deal

    13 March 2017

    Orchestrating a merger with Standard Life to create the UK’s biggest asset manager is an uncharacteristically defensive move by Aberdeen CEO Martin Gilbert, says Alastair O’Dell, but it is the right decision for the business

Investment strategies

  • DB pension schemes: the final countdown

    23 March 2017

    Many defined benefit pension schemes are past their peak size and are overhauling their investment strategies to manage their decline, says Ceri Jones

Investors

  • DB pension schemes: the final countdown

    23 March 2017

    Many defined benefit pension schemes are past their peak size and are overhauling their investment strategies to manage their decline, says Ceri Jones

Offshore

Regulation

Wealth management

  • Growing pains: Asian hedge funds

    06 March 2017

    Despite volatile returns over the last 12 months most observers expect Asian hedge funds to perform well and attract new capital in 2017, despite strong competition from private equity. Paul Golden reports

Featured Content

Analysis and features from the March issue

  • The big deal

    13 March 2017

    Orchestrating a merger with Standard Life to create the UK’s biggest asset manager is an uncharacteristically defensive move by Aberdeen CEO Martin Gilbert, says Alastair O’Dell, but it is the right decision for the business

  • FX PB: Gaining currency

    08 March 2017

    Foreign exchange prime brokerage in Asia is a huge growth market with demand outstripping supply, giving newcomers everything to play for. Ceri Jones investigates

  • Clearstream's Seyll on lending, liquidity and distributed ledger

    07 March 2017

    Philippe Seyll, co-CEO of Clearstream, speaks to Merle Crichton about the upcoming challenges for CSDs

  • Lebanon: Waiting for the sun

    15 March 2017

    Lebanon has remained in decent financial shape, despite political uncertainty and being cut off from major Gulf markets, and could experience a revival once Syria eventually starts to recover, says James Gavin

  • Beneficial owners survey results announced

    31 January 2017

    A special report featuring the results of the Global Investor/ISF beneficial owners survey, supported by DataLend, is available to download now. Analysis by Alastair O’Dell

  • Ireland assessing CSD options as Brexit concerns grow

    07 February 2017

    Irish Stock Exchange engaged with the market on options for a CSD for Irish securities in post-Brexit environment

  • New bourse BIVA aims to boost Mexico's securities lending market

    20 February 2017

    Four pension funds have backed BIVA with a 450 million pesos (US$22m) investment

  • SFTR: Lessons from EMIR

    03 March 2017

    Alexander Westphal of the International Capital Market Association (ICMA) warns that SFTR is likely to be just as problematic for repo and securities lending as the introduction of EMIR was for derivatives

  • Judgement day for smart beta

    14 March 2017

    Smart beta has boomed while its marketing claims remained impossible to substantiate or refute, says Anthony Hilton, but credible data is now available

Latest News in Asset Servicing

Clearing and settlement

Custody & sub custody

Exchanges

Fund services

Repo and Tri-party

Securities lending

  • Short squeeze ETF lists on Nasdaq

    23 March 2017

    Claims to be the first 40 Act fund to employ strategy of seeking to capitalize on “short squeeze” opportunities

Trading & Technology

Transition Management