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Maxime Alimi, AXA IM
From Comment / Consultants' Corner February 27, 2015

QE shows ECB is serious about threat of deflation

Quantitative easing will give a boost to Europe's economy but may need to continue into 2017 to counter deflationary pressures

Richard Duncan, Macro Watch
From Comment / Great Debate February 23, 2015

Will the ECB’s QE bazooka send European stocks higher?

As the ECB turns on the QE tap, what does this mean for stockmarkets? Macro Watch’s Richard Duncan and Raoul Ruparel from Open Europe give their views

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From Comment / Editor's Analysis February 20, 2015

‘Perfect story’ scuppers Swiss brand clean-up

Switzerland’s private banks have been trying to remodel themselves but the HSBC affair is the latest in a series of setbacks proving they still have a long way to go

Su Shan Tan DBS
From Comment / Consultants' Corner February 17, 2015

A bumper year for the world of wealth

Last year saw M&A activity, digital development and significant changes to business models across the wealth management landscape, and 2015 should be just as hectic

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From Comment / Editor's Analysis January 23, 2015

Swiss stagger under weight of franc fallout

The profitability of Swiss private banks will be hit by the SNB’s withdrawal of the currency ceiling and could speed up the shift of some operations overseas 

Amin Rajan
From Comment / Consultants' Corner January 23, 2015

Modern portfolio theory: the death of common sense

Amundi’s CIO has written a thought-provoking book which argues that both wealth managers and their clients need a dose of reality when it comes to managing expectations of future returns

From Comment / Consultants' Corner January 13, 2015

The drive to put clients at heart of wealth management

Wealth managers claim to put clients first, but most could do much more. Recruiting heads of client experience would help quicken the pace of change

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From Comment / Editor's Analysis December 9, 2014

Family offices join forces to take on banks

As global banks struggle with damaged reputations, smaller investment firms sense an opportunity to win market share and the recent M&A activity could be a sign of things to come

Philip Hoffman, The Fine Art Group
From Comment / Great Debate November 7, 2014

Is art the next great asset class?

The Fine Art Fund Group’s Philip Hoffman and Evan Beard of Deloitte discuss whether or not art is poised to become the next great asset class

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From Comment November 6, 2014

Balancing robotics with human touch

PWM asked three leading figures in wealth management to assess the impact technology is having on the industry

Chapter 1 of 4: Investing in emerging markets - Outlook for 2015

 

Emerging market equities have underperformed their developed counterparts for the past three years, but cheap valuations, a pick-up in earnings growth and still abundant liquidity could support returns next year, believes Patrick Mange, head of APAC and Emerging Market Strategy at BNP Paribas Investment Partners.

Global Private Banking Awards 2014

 

This highlights video features interviews with some of the regional and global winners, including UBS Wealth Management, Erste Bank, Nordea Private Banking, Santander Private Banking and Berenberg.

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