Regulation

New KPMG study explores fund regulation challenges following pandemic turmoil

New KPMG study explores fund regulation challenges following pandemic turmoil

Asset managers and investment funds have largely remained “operationally resilient” during the coronavirus crisis, but depressed asset volumes along with closer scrutiny of leverage and short-selling remain key issues for the sector during the ongoing pandemic, according to a new KPMG study into regulatory scrutiny of the industry.

MARKETS

“From hope to worry”: Positive market movements still hinge on vaccine progress, says BlueBay

“From hope to worry”: Positive market movements still hinge on vaccine progress, says BlueBay

BlueBay Asset Management, the London-based fixed income and emerging markets manager, is warning the recent uptick in economic activity could give way to “a more difficult backdrop” in August, as the future direction of the global economy continues to hinge heavily on developments surrounding a potential coronavirus vaccine.