HSBC’s Fredrick Nerbrand and Mike O’Sullivan of Credit Suisse discuss whether investors should be increasing allocations to bonds or equities
The private banking industry may be experiencing strong growth but new regulations are leading to higher costs
The Czech Republic is proving a new battleground for both European and domestic private banks
Just how big an impact do emerging market elections have on local and global markets?
As investors warm to social impact bonds, private banks have a number of new vehicles in the pipeline
Impact investing seeks to create both social and environmental change alongside a financial return, but can these two ever go hand in hand or is this just philanthropy by another name?
Charged with raising the European profile of Asian firm Eastspring, Michele Bang admits she faces challenges in educating clients about the Asian growth story and in product distribution
Emerging markets are facing a tough economic environment but some countries are performing better than others, creating opportunities for investors
Europe’s wealthiest individuals are demanding relationships with private banks be run on their terms, but not all firms have embraced this new reality
The number of wealthy individuals has reached record levels, but private banks must raise their game to match client expectations
Many private banks are increasing client allocations to real estate, and some of the best bargains can be found in Europe
The foundations for long-term growth in Asia appear solid and the region’s equities are trading at a discount. But what area should investors focus on and should they opt for foreign or domestic managers?
The difference in performance between private equity managers is much greater than in public markets, so investors must choose wisely before committing to what tend to be long-term relationships
Convertibles bonds may be more technical than bonds or equities , but can be tailored to investors’ needs and offer a good alternative to both asset classes, explains Skander Chabbi, head of the convertibles team at BNP Paribas Investment Partners.
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