Winter

December 01, 2000 5:00 AM GMT

Letters

Working DayDecember 01, 2000 5:00 AM GMT

Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood

Spanning the world - literally - with Jim Rogers, the original emerging markets mogul. Charlie Ruffel

Cover StoryDecember 01, 2000 5:00 AM GMT

Deciphering emerging markets

The fate of emerging markets in the new global arena depends largely on whether their recent woes have been the result of structural inefficiencies or cyclical speedbumps.

Prime BrokerageDecember 01, 2000 5:00 AM GMT

Being hedge fund regulators

Hedge funds have historically sidestepped regulators' prying eyes. One more financial market crisis might change all that. Dominic Hobson

December 01, 2000 5:00 AM GMT

Getting into gear

Crispin Odey expounds the virtues of going against the consensus. His success proves the reliability of such a strategy. Shanta Acharya

December 01, 2000 5:00 AM GMT

Climbing the Totem pole

Totem Valuations establishes itself as the de facto independent source for pricing and valuations for the OTC derivatives market. Dominic Hobson

Market Infrastructure December 01, 2000 5:00 AM GMT

Assertions versus arithmetic

The tangled economics of CSD consolidation in Europe prove that rhetoric and reality rarely meet. Dominic Hobson

December 01, 2000 5:00 AM GMT

Ready to party

With its domestic restructuring complete, Italy's Monte Titoli finally turns its attention back to the issue of European CSD consolidation. Dominic Hobson

December 01, 2000 5:00 AM GMT

All together now

From distant entities to soul mates: Depository associations in both the Americas and Asia are on a roll. Carol Bere

Securities Financing December 01, 2000 5:00 AM GMT

What is collateral management?

At the end of 5th International Collateral and Repo Summit, many delegates confessed they were still not clear what collateral management actually meant. In the first of an occasional series seeking to unravel the mystery, Dominic Hobson looks at the different solutions adopted by two Dutch banks.

Securities Lending December 01, 2000 5:00 AM GMT

Cutting out the middleman

Will the new securities lending paradigm empty the pockets of global custodians? Probably not, but the old days of minting it are gone forever. Desmond MacRae

Custody December 01, 2000 5:00 AM GMT

Straight to the top

Defying its critics, the GSTPA solidifies its position as a force to be reckoned with in the battle for global straight through processing domination. Dominic Hobson

December 01, 2000 5:00 AM GMT

On the rebound

Call it a comeback - Unicredito Italiano reemerges as a custody title contender in Italy.

December 01, 2000 5:00 AM GMT

A breath of fresh air

With pension reform boosting domestic investment and little competition from global custodians, Swedish custody providers are finally experiencing the high life. Steve Bergsman