Investment Strategy

Zeptonics to revolutionise securities trading

In the Sydney offices of Zeptonics near Circular Quay, books by the Dalai Lama sit alongside those by Isaac Asimov. Like the famed science-fiction writer, Zeptonics’s staff is dreaming of new technology that will revolutionise trading on Wall Street, hoping it is seamlessly adopted by asset managers, brokers and high-frequency traders. Today Zeptonics unveils its […]
Hedge Funds

Diversified managers seen as sellers: Putnam Lovell

Merger and acquisition activity among funds management firms has already slowed because of the credit crunch and is likely to be fuelled over the next 12 months by diversified firms looking to offload non-core asset management businesses, according to the latest report from Jefferies Putnam Lovell.