Features : Changing Investment Strategies

CHANGING INVESTMENT STRATEGIES CORPORATE TOOLBOX / SHORT-TERM INVESTING Credit market turmoil has forced corporate treasurers to re-evaluate their investment strategies. They are scrutinizing short-term investments for their strength and creditworthiness and demanding much greater information from the banks with whom ...

Features : Thrive Or Survive

SECTOR REPORT / GLOBAL CUSTODY & INVESTORS’ SERVICES Global custodians and asset servicers face increasing competition and a more complex landscape than ever before. In order to survive, they must continue to invest in new products and staff, build infrastructure ...

Features : Managing The Managers

TRANSITION MANAGEMENT Increasingly sophisticated clients are demanding ever higher standards from their transition management teams.   Citi's Tim Wilkinson Complex portfolio alterations require specialist knowledge across numerous fields, and pension funds, asset managers and insurance firms are increasingly looking for ...

Features : On A Roll

20TH ANNIVERSARY SPOTLIGHT / INVESTMENT BANKING Investment bankers are riding a wave of profits in an expanding universe for their services.     Ivanov: There is no limit to growth Year after year the world’s investment banks have been turning ...

Corporate Finance :Us Dollar Policy Confusing At Best

THE AMERICAS The US administration’s assertion that its dollar policy remains unchanged did little to clarify exactly what that policy is, analysts say. President Bush’s comments in early June that the dollar was devalued inappropriately and that the administration’s policy ...