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Content tagged with Asset Management posted in January 2008
130/30 Fund Managers Face Stiff Competition, Many Need Infrastructure Upgrades
News  |  1/30/2008  | 
In the past few weeks, State Street, Legg Mason, TD Asset Management, Bear Stearns and other asset management firms have introduced new 130/30 funds; all told, about 140 of these funds exist today. But Colin Bugler, director of prime brokerage for RBC Capital Markets, says these asset managers will face intense competition and will need to ramp up their technology infrastructure, particularly those who are new to the business of shorting stock. (To short a stock is to borrow shares from a broker
Asset Managers Start Benchmarking IT Projects Against the Competition
News  |  1/22/2008  | 
As the technology that asset managers use in all parts of the business matures, firms increasingly are questioning how their technology strategy compares to that of the competition.
Axelrod Named CEO at Cogency
News  |  1/22/2008  | 
Jeffrey Axelrod, the founding CTO of the funds of hedge funds software provider, has been named CEO
Electronic Trading Drives High-Performance Infrastructure Spend
News  |  1/22/2008  | 
The evolution of the modern trading-desk infrastructure is very much a function of the confluence of market factors that are driving transaction levels to extremes.
Global Spend on Trading Technology to Exceed $46 Billion in 2008
News  |  1/11/2008  | 
Global expenditure on trading and related technology and services reached an estimated US$45.8 billion in 2007, according to new analysis released by the trading technology and research services consultancy Kimsey Consulting.

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