global head of connectivity, SunGard’s global trading business
Contributor: Philippe Carré
Beyond mature markets, investors and trading firms looking for opportunities should keep in mind the potential an emerging market offers. By that benchmark, then, Colombia, Peru, Chile and Argentina should be high on peoples’ shopping lists as these countries have come a long way in improving their infrastructures and thus their links—both electronically and culturally—to the global investment community.
After decades of (relative) financial discipline coupled with steady advances toward democracy and market capitalism, Colombia, Peru, Chile and Argentina have emerged with strong economies and fairly youthful populations with rising incomes. Each country has a burgeoning middle class with a keen financial awareness. It’s telling that these four nations are becoming known for their growing strengths rather than old stereotypes.... read more
former president, SunGard’s global trading business
Contributor: Raj Mahajan
Global, international, emerging markets… these are words that I hear and use often throughout the day. It was interesting and enlightening to listen to analyst, Meredith Whitney’s keynote presentation at SunGard’s New York City Day as she made the case that there were states in the US that have such clean balance sheets and manifold resources that they should be viewed in a new light.... read more
former president, Americas, SunGard Global Services
Contributor: Doug Wendler
The topics of Transparency, Efficiency and Networks continue to be of interest to many people in different parts of the world and in different parts of the energy industry. Since we started the “TEN” conversations last year, the pace of change has accelerated.
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head of research, APT, SunGard’s alternative investments business
Contributor: Laurence Wormald
It’s a truth universally acknowledged that a fund manager seeking to take effective control of investment risk across asset classes must be using or looking to use risk budgeting. However, it may be a lesser known fact that to implement risk budgeting successfully, the most important element is a proper estimation of cross-asset correlations.... read more