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Private View Blog: Is ESG a way to tame emerging markets?

Emerging markets are full of potential but notoriously volatile. Can applying an environmental, social and governance approach to investment make for a smoother ride?

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From Asset Allocation / Alternatives June 25, 2019

Building German real estate into client portfolios

With real estate an increasingly attractive asset class for a wide range of investors, changing living patterns, a rising population and the impact of Brexit all help the German market stand out

Renata Klita, L&C
From Asset Allocation / Equity June 24, 2019

Can emerging markets sail through trade storms?

The escalating trade war between China and the US could well act as a drag on the entire global economy, but emerging markets seem particularly vulnerable  

Interest in SRI yet to be matched by significant capital allocations

Entrepreneurs are undoubtedly expressing an interest in sustainable and responsible investing, but allocations remain sluggish 

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From Asset Allocation / Equity April 26, 2019

Fintech on Friday: Have the FAANGs lost their bite?

Technology stocks have regained the ground they lost late last year, but will the FAANGs – Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google – retain their pre-eminence?

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Impact investing blooms into life

Investors are increasingly seeking to create a positive impact on society and the environment through their investment activities. Can private banks help turn this desire into reality?

Kasia Kiladis, Fidelity International
From Asset Allocation / Equity April 15, 2019

How long can the good times last in the US?

The US economy is predicted to slow this year, but that does not mean there are no investment opportunities to be found, with the technology and healthcare sectors attracting plenty of interest  

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From Asset Allocation / ETFs March 7, 2019

Private View Blog: Time for smart beta strategies to prove their worth

ETFs have thrived in the long bull market, but the return of volatility to markets should mean a more fertile environment for active managers. Will smart beta ETFs be able to compete?

Claire Perryman, SPDR
From Asset Allocation / ETFs February 27, 2019

ETFs brace for shift in investment landscape

Passive ETFs have enjoyed a QE-fuelled bull market for years. As the economic cycle winds down, will they continue to see inflows, or could smart beta strategies finally come of age?

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From Asset Allocation February 25, 2019

Global Asset Tracker: Keeping a clear head late in the economic cycle

Respondents to PWM’s fourth annual asset allocation survey still have faith in risk assets, but tactical overweights to equities have fallen in favour of larger exposures to cash

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