Fintech provider Vermilion and Denmark’s Jyske Bank have agreed a technology deal that should result in more individualised reporting for high net worth clients, as well as increase the frequency and quality of distributed commentary on funds. Jyske said that as the third biggest Danish bank by market share, it required an improvement in this […]
Russ Koesterich, BlackRock’s Chief Investment Strategist, says global risks have increased for investors.
A survey by researchers at the EDHEC-Risk Institute has indicated that a significant majority of those polled feel that available corporate bond indices do not meet investor needs.
With less than two weeks to go to Italy’s elections day, international investors continue to weight the political risk which is likely to affect the market before and after the elections scheduled on February 24 and 25.
IT sabotage, reputational damage and fraud are among the chief risks seen affecting financial firms’ operations in the coming year.
The price of risky assets is approaching pre-crisis levels, with investors putting a greater degree of risk on the table in Q3 despite a weakening economic outlook, according to the Bank for International Settlements (BIS).
Stenham Asset Management has selected MSCI Inc.’s RiskMetrics HedgePlatform to increase the transparency the firm receives from its underlying hedge fund investments.
UniCredit has appointed Massimiliano Fossati as chief risk officer for Italy.
Institutional investors fear a ‘tail risk event’ in the next12 months, but are unsure what strategy would be effective protection against it, according to research from State Street Global Advisors.
Three in four US institutional investors have changed their approach to risk management over the past five years and now consider the use of alternative investments essential to diversify portfolio risk, according to a study on 151 US- based institutional investors published today by Natixis Global Asset Management.
An inaugural survey of operational risk management at 15 major financial institutions, carried out by Operational Risk & Regulation, has found banks making progress in the way their senior managers use operational risk information. There is still work to do, though – especially in the front office, respondents say.