The transfer of assets from sell-side to buy-side firms is diversifying risk and reducing the likelihood of a systemic event, argues Bradley Ziff of technology provider Misys.
Hedge funds in Asia are said to be sizing up the need for using shadow administrators as a secondary check, amid heightened regulatory and compliance demands.
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 ...
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.
Asian asset owners have made big gains in sophistication, which some feel could pose a challenge for smaller asset managers.
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.
The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority mismanages its $2.8 billion endowment by doing nothing.
The UK firm creates the post of Asia-Pacific chief risk officer and hires UBS veteran Urban Wilde to fill it.
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.
Mutual funds of global bonds, emerging-market equities and commodities enjoyed strong inflows in November.
A roundtable discussion on risk management reveals market participants have increased the time devoted to ensuring risk is factored into return expectations.
The first phase of Nomura Asset ManagementÆs upgrade includes automating, cleansing and centralising global equity data in a common format.
Andrew Yee of Standard Chartered IL&FS Infrastructure Growth Fund talks about Asian infrastructure post the credit crisis.
A local firm, established by Mizuho market risk execs, tries to convince hedge funds that outsourced risk management is an inexpensive and safe alternative.
US provider of risk analysis and portfolio rebalancing tools appoints former Barra Japan president to build its Asia-Pacific franchise.
Survey points to new risk management concerns for institutional investors.
Investing in the US capital markets has never been more necessary - or more risky, says Singaporean official.
Is the West, says First State''s Alistair Thompson.
Risk managers in Asian banks need more than just a grasp of models - they need to know the art of managing risks.
Local presence could help SunGard win new contracts.