Hurricanes Harvey and Irma are likely to see insurance-linked securities (ILS) grow into maturity as a fully-fledged asset class, industry experts predict.
China's bad debt markets are such a hot commodity that distressed assets are being sold on Alibaba’s Taobao ecommerce platform alongside household products. But the IMF warns the situation is unsustainable.
The week’s aggressive rhetoric from the US and North Korea have contributed to a rally in defensive assets in global financial markets.
As anticipated, US organisations exited prime money market funds en masse following last year’s SEC reforms. AFP’s latest Liquidity Survey indicates what it will take to encourage them back.
Investment in socially responsible assets has dramatically increased worldwide, with a 25% rise over the two years to 2016.
Nine months on from the US tightening up regulation of money market funds (MMFs), organisations show little appetite for investing in prime money funds reports the Association for Financial Professionals.
The long-anticipated changes to the regulation of money market funds in Europe is finally underway. This article sets out what to expect over the next 18 months.
The upcoming changes, which were published last week, risk imposing additional costs and industry consolidation according to the credit rating agency.
Regional foreign exchange dealers have become more prevalent, while the top four have lost market share year-on-year.
Ahead of the implementation of the new rules next January, institutional investors and brokers are racing to adapt to the changes, reports Greenwich Associates.