The Risks and Costs of an Ineffective Middle-Office

When assessing the various risks that might affect investment firms, fund managers and investors often overlook an element that can lead to failure if neglected: an ineffective middle-office.


Equities, oil 'best asset classes for 2015'

Equities will be the best-performing asset class in the next 12 months according to 51 per cent of high net worth investors in Europe, while a fifth (18 per cent) said oil could outperform in 2015, according to a report.


IMF: Japan banks pip Chinese lenders in overseas expansion

Japanese banks have been more aggressive than their Chinese peers in expanding abroad since the global financial crisis, the International Monetary Fund said in a report that also highlighted differences in their approaches.