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Mark Haefele, UBS Wealth Management

The consequences of ultra-loose central bank monetary policy

Have markets lost faith in central banks? Have their policies failed? What happens next? Mark Haefele, global chief Investment officer at UBS Wealth Management, Didier Saint-Georges, MD and member of the Investment Committee at Carmignac and Paul Lambert, head of currency, Insight Investment give their views on how investors should be reacting

Peter Branner, SEB

Need for one-stop solution means multi-asset funds far from a fad

Both retail and high net worth investors are showing more interest in multi-asset products, proving a major draw due to range and flexibility

Ousmene Mandeng, New Sparta Asset Management

Long-term mindset needed to get the most out of Africa

Africa is brimming with opportunity, but investors should spread their nets widely and look beyond commodity producers towards other sectors such as infrastructure and consumer-driven industries

Gordon Moore, Intel
From Asset Allocation / ETFs May 17, 2016

Wealth managers seek new ways of delivering investment value

Investors are abandoning the search for alpha and embracing index-tracking funds. If wealth mangers can no longer rely on beating the market to attract clients, they must find other ways to make themselves indispensable 

Simon Smiles, UBS
From Asset Allocation / Equity May 4, 2016

Should investors bet on banking stocks?

Banking stocks in the US and eurozone had a difficult start to 2016 but opportunities are now arising for investors who choose carefully

Didier Saint-Georges, Carmignac
From Asset Allocation / Equity April 25, 2016

Threat of further volatility stalks global stockmarkets

Equities endured a torrid start to 2016 and despite recovering lost ground, turbulence is likely to continue. How should investors respond?

Manuela Sperandeo, iShares
From Asset Allocation / ETFs April 19, 2016

Is smart beta really such a clever idea?

Smart beta is taking off, with assets flowing into products following these strategies and ever-more providers entering the arena. But should private investors steer clear? 

Karim El Solh, Gulf Capital
From Asset Allocation / Portfolio Management April 14, 2016

Why there is more to the Gulf than oil

Karim EL Solh, CEO of Gulf Capital, talks to Yuri Bender about the impact of low oil prices on the GCC and why private equity may be the best investment route into the region

Lena Tsymbaluk, Morningstar
From Asset Allocation / Equity March 3, 2016

Rewards for stockpickers amid market volatility in Asia

Volatility in Asian markets is likely to continue through 2016 and beyond, but there are real opportunities in individual stocks

Jeremy Beckwith, Morningstar
From Asset Allocation / Alternatives February 24, 2016

Currency funds struggling to deliver returns

Returns from currency funds have been disappointing of late and high fee levels are not helping

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