Thanks to the sovereign debt crisis, fixed income is no longer seen as a
risk-free investment, writes Sally Percy
Although the big exchanges dominate the financial press, Latin America is quietly growing in its own way says Simon Miller
Caspar Berry looks forwards to see how we shouldn’t punish ourselves through hindsight
Do businesses plan ahead in the light of the faster road and why should they keep their eyes on the road? asks KMPG's head of risk consulting Adam Bates.
It is as if nothing has changed as Europe still dominates the news, writes Simon Miller.
With institutions becoming more globally diversified, legal counsel at Labaton Sucharow Dominic Auld examines the risk differences between jurisdictions
Political risk has always been at the forefront of investors looking for new territories but with yet another turbulent year ahead of us, what political risk and which hotspots are exercising the minds of political analysts?
Risk management systems come in all shapes and sizes. Head of Client Development at UBS Delta Lindsey Matthews CFA discusses some of the key issues to consider in building risk management tools, illustrated using examples from the system
After a few difficult years, it appears that the upturn is about to happen for the hedge fund industry
In an uncertain world, Caspar Berry examines how the rules on good judgement and prediction may have to change
With the pace of change moving every quickly, is your company one that will keep pace or fall behind? asks KPMG's head of risk Adam Bates.
A year ago Financial Risks Today was published but despite events, perhaps nothing has really changed, writes Simon Miller.
France is at risk of seeing its sovereign rating downgraded as debt and deficit problems combine with an election year and exposure to troubled eurozone countries. Can France avoid le crunch?
Financial Risks Today launches its rolling snapshot of trading platform vendors by looking at how electronic trading has grown in such a short time
On 31 October, investors were treated to a Halloween horror show as MF Global shut its doors. CFTC Commissioner Jill Sommers looks at issues surrounding the bankruptcy
Hilaire Gomer examines how liquidity has come to the fore with European banks feeling the credit squeeze
Last year started with hopeful optimism before the realities of the sovereign debt crisis sank in. Financial Risks Today looks at the events of 2011.
Exchange traded funds have enjoyed phenomenal growth in the past decade, but this has sparked fierce debate on whether some of the newer products should carry a warning sign reports Graham Buck
Latency has become a dirty word amongst politicians. Financial Risks Today talks to three experts in latency about the speed of regulation and how small firms may enter this field
Facing the requirement for more flexibility and greater regulatory demands, Eurex Group explains to Financial Risks Today how it approaches the new world for clearing houses
The key story in 2011 was the sovereign debt crisis in the eurozone and this is set to continue this year as countries face raising billions of euros says Simon Miller.
Life is not always fair and there are always those that break the rules as Caspar Berry found out early on
If man is able to start wars over religious or political differences, accident and disputed borders, then why not water? asks KPMG head of risk Adam Bates
Usually this is the time of year to wish people a very Happy New Year. Unfortunately, 2012 promises to be as turbulent as 2011, if not worse, as the sovereign debt crisis in the eurozone continues to exercise minds. As ever the issues are ones of confidence and clarity says Simon Miller.