Daily Archives: May 15, 2009

Sophia Grene

Badger Relaxing

Badger Relaxing

With rats doing the trading, could badgers be providing ETF platforms?

As you ascend in the glass elevator at 88 Wood Street in the City of London, it is possible to peer through into Source’s offices, where you will see a badger looking out over London Wall. Is it pondering how best to diversify counterparty risk, or whether its swaps need to be over-collateralised? Why, in other words, is there a badger dancing on the desk?

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FTfm is no longer updated but it remains open as an archive.

FTfm's specialist writing team offer their insights into the global fund management industry.

About the authors

Pauline Skypala has been editor of FTfm for four years having previously been deputy personal finance editor. She joined the FT in 1999 and has been writing on savings and investment issues throughout her career.

Steve Johnson, FTfm deputy editor, has been a journalist for 17 years, 10 of which have been with the FT.

Sophia Grene, reporter on FTfm, has been a financial journalist in print and online for 12 years.

Ruth Sullivan has worked as a financial/business journalist and foreign correspondent and for the past 10 years has been at the FT.