Fund managers have raised cash levels in their equity and bond portfolios to levels last seen at the height of the Lehmans crisis as valuations in risk assets hit extremes.
Four years after Lehman Brothers suffered the largest bankruptcy in US history, a former vice president at the investment bank has warned the financial system is on a ‘collision course' for another 2008-style event.
Despite negative press, structured products still form part of many wealth manager portfolios. Joanna Faith looks into their appeal.
BlackRock's Will Landers on the prospects for a rapidly growing market spurred by commodity demand.
Senior executives at Lehman Brothers knew of the risks which led to the investment bank's collapse, and chose to ignore warning signs as early as 2007, according to new documents.
Fund managers are snapping up cheap portfolio insurance ahead of an expected market pull-back, after the VIX index hit pre-recession lows in March.
Kames Capital bond manager Stephen Snowden said liquidity in the investment grade corporate bond market has fallen 80% since 2007, which could create difficulties for managers trying to manoeuvre out of larger positions in this space.
Lehman Brothers has emerged from bankruptcy and is now a liquidating company that will begin the process of paying back its creditors and investors before finally being wound up.
The FSA has banned a hedge fund manager and fined him £14,000 for failing to spot attempts by an employee to hide huge losses caused by the collapse of Lehman Brothers.
The eurozone debt crisis has forced the managers of the Waverton Asia Pacific fund to abandon their growth strategy in favour of defensive stocks after a dire period for performance.
Invesco Perpetual's Mark Barnett has warned the present financial crisis is worse than the turmoil seen in 2008 when Lehman Brothers collapsed.
It has been an uncomfortable summer for investors as the credit crisis from 2008 continues to plague markets, this time in the guise of a sovereign debt crisis. But how have markets really coped?
Three years on from the collapse of Lehman Brothers, Laura Miller revisits the shocking events and asks if any lessons have been learned.
On the third anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers and subsequent credit crisis, Investment Week looks at the best and worst performing funds and sectors over the last three years.
Home secretary Theresa May has written to the Financial Services Compensation Scheme about its decision to compensate some Lehman-backed NDFA structured products but not others.
The final set of recommendations from the Independent Commission on Banking (ICB) has provoked a mixed response from commentators, with some warning the cost of the move could drive up risk taking by the banks, while others welcome the 'safety measures'...