Financial Intelligence is part of the Informa Intelligence Division of Informa PLC
This is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.
European Money Fund Reform: Where Things Stand Currently
Memories of the 2007-2008 global financial crisis - now a decade behind us - remain all too fresh, as regulators and political leaders continue to debate causes of that crisis and to advance the most effective strategies for preventing a future one.
Whether significant and sudden redemptions from money-market mutual funds - in Europe and in the U.S. - were a fundamental cause of the crisis or an unfortunate consequence of it continues to be debated by some regulators, academics, and market participants. However, the presumption in the immediate aftermath of the crisis, as the G20 group of nations agreed in 2008, was that the absence of discipline in short-term credit markets generally, and among money-market funds specifically, needed to be addressed. Therefore they advocated sweeping financial reforms on market instruments and processes, including on money-market funds. Read more...
Financial markets move fast. It’s tough to stay ahead of the curve and find the information that will give you an edge. That’s where we come in, providing strategists, traders, researchers and investors with the most current global view of changing investor demand and manager positioning to help mitigate risk and increase return.
“For portfolio investors, [portfolio flows] data from… EPFR… have a powerful appeal. According to one strategist, 'it is almost a crutch – they want to know the data, just because this is their business.'” –Source: Flows have powerful appeal, even as picture of the past, Financial Times
You need to constantly demonstrate your value in today’s competitive marketplace to show you are the investment professional of choice. Powerful web-based tools can help you make sound investment decisions and create compelling client presentations to deliver the advantage you need to build your business. That’s Zephyr—your smartest investment yet!
You’ll be able to understand market trends, uncover opportunities and develop long-term growth strategies with access to confidential data from over 100 leading financial services providers – data that’s not available from anywhere else.