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Content tagged with Asset Management posted in August 2008
Outsourcing Provides New Opportunities for Trust Industry
News  |  8/28/2008  | 
To increase profitability and improve the client value proposition of their trust departments, banks can turn operations outsourcing and investment management outsourcing, according to a new report by Celent.
Sectoral Asset Management Finds Leasing an OMS Better Than Buying
News  |  8/28/2008  | 
Sectoral Asset Management, a Montreal-based investment advisory firm, recently began using the application service provider version of LineData's LongView Trading order management system. Why lease versus buy the software? "We're a small boutique firm, we have limited IT resources, and we don't have the resources internally to host or manage trading applications," says Laurent Sicard, IT m
EMS and OMS: Integration on the Horizon?
Commentary  |  8/28/2008  | 
TowerGroup Warns That Without Innovation, Fee Revenue Processing Costs Will Skyrocket
News  |  8/27/2008  | 
If firms fail to innovate their methods to process fee revenue for managed accounts, their costs could jump from the current $20.6 million to $42.4 million by 2012, according to a new report by the TowerGroup.
Measuring the Quality of Your Investors
News  |  8/27/2008  | 
The current economic downturn and skittish investors have left administrators and managers concerned about maintaining a stable capital base and avoiding mass redemptions.
The Impact of DMA in India
Commentary  |  8/22/2008  | 
Northern Trust Launches Performance Dashboard for Institutional Investors
News  |  8/21/2008  | 
Includes daily and monthly analysis of risk, return and market value.
Do's and Don'ts of Setting Up an Asset Management Business in Japan
News  |  8/20/2008  | 
Watching the Olympic diving competition last night and seeing how after every dive the Chinese athletes humbly bow, making a simple, graceful gesture foreign to most Americans, reminded me of how much we could learn and benefit from other countries' customs and practices. Such an attitude is critical to doing business in Asian countries, according to Roger White, managing director of IT consulting firm Citisoft. White recently completed a six-year stint in Tokyo, where he helped U.S. firms expan
RIA Firm Fintegra Launches FundQuest’s Platform
News  |  8/18/2008  | 
The Institutional Spectrum platform features five different types of mutual fund managed accounts, as well as a separately managed account and individual stocks and bonds.
Now Is the Time for Firms to Position Themselves for the End of the Economic Downturn
Commentary  |  8/13/2008  | 
Downturns happen -- the industry will survive. But firms need to adjust to changing market dynamics.
Electronic Trading: The Latency Challenge
Commentary  |  8/13/2008  | 
Buy Side Crossing Networks Heat Up in Europe
Commentary  |  8/5/2008  | 
As iPhone Applications for Capital Markets Emerge, Hedge Funds First to Adopt
News  |  8/4/2008  | 
Lab49 Capital iPhone application provides portfolio managers with real-time performance tracking.
Merrill Lynch Hires Two Citi Tech Leaders
News  |  8/4/2008  | 
Chris Augustin and Pradeep Pai are the two latest former Citi executives to join Merrill Lynch.

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