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Denise Pauli Pavarina, Banco Bradesco

Carnival spirit could turn Brazil’s fortunes around

The Brazilian stockmarket has endured a torrid time of late, but the economy has good long-term growth prospects

Duncan Goodwin, Martin Currie
From Asset Allocation / Equity May 30, 2013

Widening the net to make commodities pay

Commodity-related funds may have been suffering of late but Martin Currie’s Duncan Goodwin has found success running the Global Resources fund by diversifying across a wide range of sectors and focusing on company strategy and management rather than the index

Chris Bullock, Henderson
From Asset Allocation / Fixed Income May 30, 2013

Appetite for corporate bonds remains despite low yields

In historical terms, corporate bond yields are at record lows, but with returns from cash and sovereign debt even lower the asset class continues to attract investors

Stability amid Asian uncertainty

While worries over the global economy persist, meaning allocations to cash and fixed income continue, wealthy Asian investors are looking for yield in some selective local and international markets

Jean Eric Pacini, BNP Paribas

Yield hunger drives structured note growth

Private wealth managers are once again turning to structured products in order to boost yield and provide access to equity markets, while offering some downside protection

From Asset Allocation / Fixed Income May 2, 2013

Guiding investors through the global bond markets

The size and diversity of global fixed income markets can be confusing for investors, but when looking for managers they should seek those who combine top-down and bottom-up approaches in their funds

Catherine Raw, BlackRock

Commodities suffer as investors flock to equities

Slowing growth in China has hit demand for commodities while funds have suffered outflows as investors reallocated to equities. But there are opportunities in the sector, for example in metals and timber

Marc Saluzzi, Alfi
From Asset Allocation / Alternatives May 2, 2013

AIFMD to add an alternative string to Luxembourg’s bow

Alfi chairman Marc Saluzzi discusses the state of the fund industry and what the AIFMD directive will mean for marketing alternatives across borders

Rhian Horgan, JP Morgan Private Bank
From Asset Allocation / Alternatives May 2, 2013

Sky-high prices for prime property widen horizons

Demand for prime property has driven up prices in gateway cities. Investors have responded by looking at secondary properties in these markets, while also considering less glamorous locations

Clemens Reuter, UBS
From Asset Allocation / ETFs May 2, 2013

Navigating the ever-expanding ETF universe

As the range of exchange traded funds on offer continues to grow larger and more complex, private banks must ensure they have robust selection processes in place if they are to match these products to their clients’ needs

Roosevelt Skerrit became the world's youngest head of state when he took up the position of prime minister of Dominica in 2004. He has since presided over a programme of reconstruction of storm-ravaged housing and infrastructure and revitalising the country's tourism industry. Moreover, his stewardship of the geothermal energy project has put Dominica on the road to clean energy self-sufficiency

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