Posts Tagged: asset valuation

For obvious reasons, many of the largest asset management firms struggle with massive data volumes, silos and processes. Reconciling the data can sometimes feel like searching for two identical needles in a giant haystack.   In other words: very time consuming and expensive. This is why large firms need a joined up and single view… Read more » Read more…

The recent rise in house prices must be a false dawn and is likely to be followed by another crash. From 1999 to 2007 a massive supply of credit combined with relatively low rates and a limited supply of houses lead to a massive boom in UK house prices. With little regulation Read more…

I posted my thoughts on a weak, possibly W-shaped, recovery and its affect on asset managers only two weeks ago and it seems the news has suddenly gone all bad on the economy. The first tell-tale sign that we might have a double dip recession is the weak Read more…

Ignoring the headlines in the popular press, many people in the asset management industry are worried that we may well get a W-shaped recovery, where having briefly recovered from the near-death experience of 2008, the economies of the world slide back into recession. Read more…