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By Georgina Lee | 17 February 2014
Stock exchanges need additional volatility limits to prevent wild price swings due to aberrrant orders of derivatives contracts, in addition to circuit breakers in cash equity ...
By The Editors | 18 September 2013
AsianInvestor carried out a webcast with two senior Northern Trust executives to examine the impact of post-crisis regulatory reform on institutional investors in Asia Pacific.
By Joe Marsh , Suzy Waite | 8 May 2013
Asian asset owners have made big gains in sophistication, which some feel could pose a challenge for smaller asset managers.
By Towers Watson | 12 December 2012
It’s time for asset owners to modernise their risk management practices, argues Towers Watson. The possibility of mission impairment gives rise to the need for buffers.
By Jame DiBiasio | 16 March 2012
The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority mismanages its $2.8 billion endowment by doing nothing.
By Joe Marsh | 14 June 2010
The UK firm creates the post of Asia-Pacific chief risk officer and hires UBS veteran Urban Wilde to fill it.
By Simon Osborne | 18 January 2010
Nick Taylor, founder of new start-up Senrigan Capital, explains how his event-driven hedge fund tackles risk and how he came to set up the firm.
By Jame DiBiasio | 3 December 2009
Mutual funds of global bonds, emerging-market equities and commodities enjoyed strong inflows in November.
By Jame DiBiasio | 26 August 2009
A roundtable discussion on risk management reveals market participants have increased the time devoted to ensuring risk is factored into return expectations.
By Edward Russell | 12 May 2009
The first phase of Nomura Asset Management’s upgrade includes automating, cleansing and centralising global equity data in a common format.
By Edward Russell | 7 May 2009
Andrew Yee of Standard Chartered IL&FS Infrastructure Growth Fund talks about Asian infrastructure post the credit crisis.
By Simon Osborne | 30 October 2007
A local firm, established by Mizuho market risk execs, tries to convince hedge funds that outsourced risk management is an inexpensive and safe alternative.
By Andrew Peck | 28 March 2006
US provider of risk analysis and portfolio rebalancing tools appoints former Barra Japan president to build its Asia-Pacific franchise.
By Andrew Peck | 24 January 2006
Survey points to new risk management concerns for institutional investors.
By Jame DiBiasio | 26 October 2004
Investing in the US capital markets has never been more necessary - or more risky, says Singaporean official.
By Jame DiBiasio | 17 September 2004
Is the West, says First State''s Alistair Thompson.
By Nick Lord | 22 May 2001
Risk managers in Asian banks need more than just a grasp of models - they need to know the art of managing risks.
By Elton Cane | 25 April 2001
Local presence could help SunGard win new contracts.
By Elton Cane | 19 April 2001
Conventional approach to risk management doesn’t accurately reflect enterprise-wide exposure.
By Rico Ngai | 7 November 2000
European and US fund managers are used to having their business structure and investment process examined by fiduciary risk rating agencies, but it seems such demand does not ...
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