The market environment for custody in Germany has been difficult in 2010. However, HSBC has seen a further increase in assets held under custody as a result of new and existing clients launching new products....
European pension funds have seen considerable flux in 2010. Many have had to reassess their risk profile and, as a result, have reduced equity weightings and invested more widely in fixed-income assets....
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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Discussions are already under way behind closed doors, knock-on effects for bank capital could be substantial
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German investors are now better informed about the risks and trading behaviour of ETFs, according to a recent report commissioned by Deutsche Bank.
Corporate issuance from Germany is well down on last year. This has only served to heighten the appeal to investors of any new deals by the country’s biggest companies, which are proving resilient to the economic downturn.
The global covered bond market has continued to expand in 2010, with a raft of deals from new jurisdictions. But the German Pfandbrief remains the benchmark product in the asset class; its position strengthened by the relative health of the sovereign....
The treasurer of German software firm SAP explains how its capital-raising strategy resulted in two euro-denominated bond offerings and a dollar deal.
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