i-P-A News. Issue 41:

Some of the latest asset management market news from our sponsors around the globe.


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    • 17 Oct 17
    • QIC Deploys RIMES Managed Data Services to Enhance Benchmark Data Quality
    • RIMES Technologies, the leading provider of managed data services and RegTech solutions for the buy-side, today announces that QIC, the investment fund for the Australia's Queensland government, has implemented its market-leading Managed Data Services (RIMES MDS). QIC selected RIMES to help improve the transparency and quality of its benchmark data as it looks to enhance its operations.




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    • 08 Nov 17
    • Eagle Named Most Innovative Client Solution at WealthBriefing GCC Region Awards 2017
    • Eagle Investment Systems LLC, a BNY Mellon company and leading provider of financial services technology, was named as the winner of the Most Innovative Client Solution at the WealthBriefing GCC Region Awards 2017 ceremony held in Dubai. The award is Eagle's second in the region in 2017, having previously been named "Best Fund Accounting and Reporting Software Provider" at MENA Fund Manager's Fund Services Awards.
    • 02 Oct 17
    • Eagle Announces its 2017 Software Release
    • Eagle Investment Systems LLC, a BNY Mellon company and leading provider of financial services technology, announced that it has released its next-generation portfolio management suite of data management, investment accounting and performance measurement software.
    • 12 Sep 17
    • Eagle Rises in Latest IDC Financial Insights Ranking of Top FinTech Vendors
    • Eagle Investment Systems LLC, a BNY Mellon company and leading provider of financial services technology, announced that the company was recognized for the 14th year in a row as a leading global provider of technology and software to financial institutions in the latest IDC Financial Insights FinTech Rankings.




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  • 31 Oct 17
  • Decision making in an uncertain economic world
  • We live in an uncertain economic world. Interest rates have been very low in recent years, amongst others due to quantitative easing programs. But what will happen with interest rates and the return on investments when these quantitative easing programs come to an end?


  • 30 Oct 17
  • Enhancing decision making through cyclicality and dynamic asset allocation
    Hens Steehouwer discusses how investors can use their understanding of cyclicality to enhance investment decision making.

  • 17 Oct 17
  • The 4 principles for currency management
    Nowadays institutional investors hold well diversified portfolios with global investments. Given the fact that the investments are spread out all over the world, a currency dimension is introduced. The investors have exposure to different currencies. As institutional investors often have their liabilities in their home currency, this creates a discrepancy and introduces currency risk.




  • 18  Sep 17
  • IRR calculation in a multi-currency environment
  • As institutional investors move further into private partnerships to outperform their public alternatives, the use of the internal rate of return (IRR) as a measure of performance is gaining wider acceptance. Admittedly, this metric has some serious limitations and just by itself, it cannot provide an accurate representation of performance. But its increased acceptance also means a growing demand for different IRR variants, such as a variant that accounts for the currency results that are gained from investing in a global market.