speculation

Administration

Perpetual ends backoffice rumours – for now

The intense speculation around Perpetual Investments’ backoffice has been laid to rest by group executive for structured products and platforms, Eric Wang, who last month said that RBC Dexia Investor Services’ contract had been extended following a review. However Wang refused to say how long the extension was for, citing commercial confidentiality. In explaining his […]
Administration

Perpetual ends backoffice rumours – for now

The intense speculation around Perpetual Investments’ backoffice has been laid to rest by group executive for structured products and platforms, Eric Wang, who last month said that RBC Dexia Investor Services’ contract had been extended following a review. However Wang refused to say how long the extension was for, citing commercial confidentiality. In explaining his […]
Opinion

Violins and wind – how investment banks change their tunes

As the developers of investment products keep coming up with more and more diverse ideas, the correlations between underlying markets are getting closer. Alpha is getting harder to find particularly since the credit market crunch of last August. The recent volatility has hit two of the major elements of returns: momentum and the small-cap effect. […]
Opinion

Violins and wind – how investment banks change their tunes

As the developers of investment products keep coming up with more and more diverse ideas, the correlations between underlying markets are getting closer. Alpha is getting harder to find particularly since the credit market crunch of last August. The recent volatility has hit two of the major elements of returns: momentum and the small-cap effect. […]
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