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Neel Mukherjee, Merrill Lynch
From Asset Allocation / Equity April 19, 2017

Pick-up in growth puts bank stocks back in favour

The prospect of financial deregulation has fuelled a sharp recovery in US banking stocks, while normalising rates would give European financials a welcome boost

Andrew Acheson, Pioneer
From Asset Allocation / Equity April 18, 2017

Trump trade stalls as market worries over policy delivery

US equity markets have surged on the promise the Trump administration will deliver policies to boost the country’s economic output. But as the president’s agenda appears to stall, are we in line for a correction?

Tom Rampulla, Vanguard
From Asset Allocation / Portfolio Management March 28, 2017

Vanguard passionate about driving down costs in asset management

Vanguard’s low cost approach is of huge benefit to its customers, insists Thomas Rampulla, managing director of the firm’s Financial Advisor Services division, claiming active managers would be wise to follow suit

Lawrence Calcano, iCapital Network
From Asset Allocation / Alternatives March 3, 2017

Fintech on Friday: Using online platforms to unlock alternative investments

By lowering investment thresholds, fintech start-up iCapital Network provides HNWIs access to hedge funds and private equity 

Bryon Lake, Invesco
From Asset Allocation / Portfolio Management February 21, 2017

Wealth managers take small steps towards smart beta

The use of ETFs following smart beta strategies is clearly on the rise, but a number of wealth managers remain sceptical as to just how suitable they are for private client portfolios

Jim McCaughan, Principal Global Investors
From Asset Allocation / Portfolio Management January 11, 2017

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Conventional investing, which failed in 2008 and its aftermath, has been replaced by the rise of passive vehicles and multi-asset strategies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
From Asset Allocation / Portfolio Management December 20, 2016

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
From Asset Allocation / Portfolio Management December 20, 2016

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
From Asset Allocation / Portfolio Management December 14, 2016

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
From Asset Allocation / Alternatives December 2, 2016

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

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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