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Jim McCaughan, Principal Global Investors

Financial crisis turning point in investment approach

Conventional investing, which failed in 2008 and its aftermath, has been replaced by the rise of passive vehicles and multi-asset strategies

John Malloy, RWC

Is now is the time to be overweight emerging and frontier markets?

PWM's Yuri Bender speaks to John M. Malloy, RWC Emerging Markets Portfolio Manager, on the impact of Donald Trump and the outlook for developing economies

Patrick Ghali, Sussex Partners

Hedge funds miss out on appetite for alternatives

Yield-starved investors are increasingly looking beyond traditional asset classes towards alternatives. Hedge funds are benefitting from this trend, but have some way to go to convince a sceptical audience of their worth 

Didier Duret, ABN Amro

Trump win casts shadow over emerging markets’ prospects

President-elect Donald Trump’s protectionist policies have rattled investors in emerging markets, but fundamentals in many countries remain sound and the recent volatility could present a buying opportunity

Emmanuel Lumineau, Brickvest

Crowdfunding comes to the property sector

The BrickVest platform is one of the first to use technology to democratise the real estate market, opening up what were once institutional-only assets to a wider audience

Mads Pedersen, UBS Wealth Management

US election fallout: where do the investment opportunities lie?

Many investment professionals are surprisingly upbeat on the impact the upcoming Trump presidency will have on markets, sensing buying opportunities amid the uncertainty

Trump wins

Financial world braces itself for period of uncertainty following Trump victory

Investors must be aware of heightened political risks following Donald Trump’s win in the US election, including keeping an eye on developments in Europe

Gemma Godfrey, Moola

Customer experience must be central to banks’ online offerings

The digital revolution has created new, higher standards that customers now expect as the norm in all areas of their lives. But in too many cases the investment industry is struggling to match expectations

James Athey, Aberdeen

Investors urged to rethink role of fixed income

Given the low yield environment, fixed income investing is less able to play its traditional role. But rather than taking on more risk to hunt for yield, should bonds be used in a more defensive manner to diversify portfolios? 

Rogerio Pessoa, BTG Pactual

Brazil turnaround will set Latin America on road to recovery

With a new government in place, Brazil looks set to leave its economic woes behind, which bodes well for the region as a whole

THE GREAT DEBATE: CRYPTOCURRENCIES IN THE BALANCE

Anders Kvamme Jensen, founder of the AKJ global brokerage and digital asset specialist, goes head to head with Max Thowless-Reeves, chief investment officer of Sorbus Partners private office, discussing technology, tokens and tradable electronic currencies, in a debate refereed by PWM's Yuri Bender.

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