Buyside

Buyside focus: Stay flexible

Lynn Strongin Dodds assesses why skills shortages are the most severe in the UK financial services community. Although a recession is looming, the financial services...

On the DESK: Making traders integral to the investment process

Sonali Pier explains how a trader can stand out, and be given a sense of owning the investment process through leadership. How is trading built...

Counterparties come to the sustainable fore

Lynn Strongin Dodds explains how trading fits into the ESG paradigm. Sustainability is often linked to actual investments but increasingly the remit has broadened with...

TradeTech: Nine out of ten traders favour permanent hybrid working

By Gill Wadsworth. Nine out of ten traders favour a permanent hybrid working model post-pandemic, research conducted at TradeTech revealed. In the second day of the...

Buyside focus: It’s all about the data 

Heather McKenzie explains why robust frameworks are key in unlocking the value of data. Although buyside firms recognise that market and reference data are a...

From Buyside to Sellside

It’s been five years since Nanette J. Buziak, won the Trader of the Year Equities Award at the Markets Choice Awards 2017. After being...

Buyside focus: Sharing the burden

Gill Wadsworth looks at how outsourcing has become a permanent fixture on the post pandemic landscape. The unwelcome arrival of Omicron, the latest Covid variant,...

Buyside profile: Kristian West

Kristian West, head of JP Morgan Asset Management’s investment platform, explains how the asset manager is driving greater scale, efficiency and standardisation across the...

Buyside focus: The ESG jigsaw

Data fragmentation is not new in ESG but the pressure is mounting to find a solution as inflows skyrocket into sustainable funds, writes Lynn...

Buyside profile: Bryn Jones

Bryn Jones, head of fixed income and lead manager Rathbone Ethical Bond Fund and the Rathbone Strategic Bond Fund talks about building a strong...

On the DESK – Amy Flynn on the evolution of xBK

Amy Flynn was interviewed by Dan Barnes for the Q3 issue of The DESK. Amy is a managing director and the head of xBK,...

Increased regulation top concern for European asset managers

Increased regulation is overwhelmingly the top concern among European (including UK) fund and asset managers, as the European Union and a post-Brexit Britain have...

Buyside focus: Impact of Covid-19 by Lynn Strongin Dodds

Mix and match Looking ahead to a post-pandemic world, there is a lot of talk about the hybrid working model but opinions are divided. Lynn...

Profile: Ed Wicks, Legal & General Investment Management

Ed Wicks, head of the Global Trading Team at LGIM discusses how his experienced and resilient team deftly navigated the pandemic and their strong standing for...

Buyside focus : The impact of Brexit : Lynn Strongin Dodds

Finding common ground. Four months in and the wrangling over financial services continues. Lynn Strongin Dodds reports. Last year as the UK counted down to the end of...