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AI in Asset Management is trending and making a Wave in the Industry. Here is what You Need to Know About artificial intelligence and its application in asset management. The artificial intelligence finds its applications in various fields of industries. Presently, the main areas where AI is gaining more attraction is financial assets management that include investment banking, personal financial management, and fraud detection. With the advancement in technology, application of machine learning

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NEW YORK – February 27, 2017 – Today, InvestOps and SimCorp released their findings from the 2017 benchmarking report, titled – “Optimizing Front to Back Office Investment Operations.” The report explores the compression of the front, middle, and back office and how this is redefining data and investment management systems.


This new report is based on a survey of 100 Heads of Investment Operations based in North America. The research prioritized buy side firms, including asset management firms,

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Based on research with almost 200,000 consumers in 40 countries, the ad agency Young & Rubicam developed a Brand Value framework called the Brand Asset Valuator (BAV).  BAV is based on one of the most extensive research programs on branding ever conducted.

Here is the essence of BAV.  Brand Value can be measured by applying understanding and analysis to 4 pillars:

  1. Differentiation,
  2. Relevance,
  3. Esteem, and
  4. Knowledge.

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As a brand forms and grows, it develops strengths across these 4 pillars, typically in t

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Funds transfer pricing is under increasingly sharp focus. Financial institutions need to respond to Basel III, as well the Dodd-Frank Act in order to change the way their liquidity is managed and regulated. The efficiency, with which banks adapt their business strategy and their FTP model, will be a deciding factor in the future profitability of core product lines.

Christian Pichlmeier, CFA, Senior Vice President, Corporate Treasury, Institutional Clients Group at Citi answered a series of questi

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Credit Suisse - Eat your own cooking

The Partner Asset Facility

A novel concept that might be one way forwards for aligning bankers risk appetites to the outcome they create, is to entertain a Partner Asset Facility.
 
Credit Suisse has an innovative bonus structure which makes bankers eat their own cooking as the saying goes and ring fences traders bad deals into a bonus draw scheme with a bit of a twist.
 
See the video here by following this link
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Receive a complimentary free copy of the widely regarded book " A Handbook on Asset Liability Management "
- Edited by Professor G. Mitra

Key speakers include:

INSURANCE - Teemu Pennanen, King’s College London, ex-Managing Director at QSA Quantitative Solvency Analysts Ltd. He has extensive experience of consulting and providing solution to the insurance industry.

PENSION - Michael Dempster (Cambridge Systems Associate), consultant to a number of global financial institutions and governments.

BANKI

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Crowded markets a new future

The equities market a decade ago cannot be compared to what it is today.

Over the last ten years, globalization really has become that, connectivity has reached the masses, the rise of Exchange Traded Funds, High Frequency Trading, the increase in the number of large positional hedge funds and the interest for sovereign powers to replace state funded pension programs with community based superannuation disbursements, are all driving factors for the emergence of asset bubbles.

In this short post we

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2012 is set to be a dynamic year in the financial advisory sector. With the FSA’s Retail Distribution Review (RDR) coming into effect in December 2012, IFAs have to up the ante with standardised professional qualifications and increased transparency of charges and services. With time running out to comply, it is not a matter of when, but how to prepare for RDR. In fact I recently attended FIMA Europe in London which echoed this trend. Post-RDR preparation is the number one priority for internal

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