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Sharmin Mossavar-Rahmani, Goldman Sachs
From Asset Allocation / Equity July 6, 2018

Should high net worth clients really risk exposure to emerging markets?

Developing economies have endured a turbulent few months, but even over the longer term they tend to display more volatility than developed markets. Are high net worth investors better off avoiding them completely?

Luca Paolini, Pictet Asset Management
From Asset Allocation / Equity June 22, 2018

Fintech on Friday: Emerging markets becoming centres of innovation

The technology sector has been a big driver of emerging market returns of late and there are now signs that these economies are becoming innovation hubs in their own right

Wealth managers go green to make an impact with next generation

Sustainable investing is a growing trend and some wealth managers have realised embracing it is a way to make themselves stand out

Taimur Baig, DBS Bank
From Asset Allocation / Equity June 6, 2018

Are emerging markets set for a new taper tantrum?

A strengthening dollar led to outflows across emerging market asset classes in recent weeks, with Turkey and Argentina hardest hit. Are they the first in a line of dominos, or are fundamentals strong enough to ride out this turbulence?

Amin Rajan, Create
From Asset Allocation / Alternatives May 24, 2018

Fintech on Friday: Alternative investments deal with digital disruption

Downward pressure on fees and the ability to connect with new client segments are driving digitisation in the alternatives sector

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Putting a family fortune to work for the greater good

James Chen has used the wealth generated by his family’s manufacturing business to invest in socially-enriching projects in poorer countries

Martin Moloney, Central Bank of Ireland
From Asset Allocation / ETFs April 26, 2018

Regulators wrestle with rapidly expanding ETF industry

As the exchange traded fund industry continues its record-breaking growth, are these investment vehicles sufficiently regulated?

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Private bankers respond as clients go green

Interest in sustainable and impact investing is soaring, particularly among millennials and women, but the range of products and services on offer in this arena requires further development

Grant Bowers, Franklin Templeton
From Asset Allocation / Equity April 11, 2018

Fears over Trump’s trade wars add to turbulence

Although volatility returned to US equities in the early months of the year, the country's economy remains strong and markets appear well placed to continue their upward trend  

Matthieu Mouly, Lyxor
From Asset Allocation / ETFs March 26, 2018

Lyxor launch could spark ETF price war in Europe

The French asset manager has thrown down the gauntlet to its rivals by launching products as cheap as those available in the US

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