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A W-Shaped Recovery?

A W-Shaped Recovery?

Ignoring the headlines in the popular press, many people in the asset management industry are worried that we may well get a W-shaped recovery, where having briefly recovered from the near-death exper

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A W-Shaped Recovery?

Bankers’ bonuses

Bankers were allowed to over-stretch their businesses, relying on too little capital to fund lending on a prodigious scale. As they competed with each other they took less and less consideration of th

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A W-Shaped Recovery?

StatPro changes Tariff

At StatPro we are always trying to find ways to offer our clients better value for money. We have, we believe, a first class range of products covering Performance Measurement, Equity Attribution, Fix

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A W-Shaped Recovery?

Cheaper. Faster. Better.

“Strategic Backgrounder: Software as a Service” was published by the Software & Information Industry’s (SIIA) eBusiness Division in February 2001.  The concept, models and technology have all had

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A W-Shaped Recovery?

Mark to Model or Mark to Myth?

Asset managers and Custodians have a real problem valuing illiquid assets in their portfolios even though many of these assets are perfectly sound and the asset manager has no intention of selling the

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A W-Shaped Recovery?

Setting the Standard

When deciding to outsource or host software solutions with vendors it pays to know how they intend to deliver such a service. Software vendors write software, what makes them capable of hosting that s

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A W-Shaped Recovery?

When box ticking goes too far

“Computer says no!” is how I felt when told of the decision of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), a subsidiary of Riskmetrics, to declare that all our Non-Executive Directors (NED) were not “in

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