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Ousmene Mandeng, New Sparta Asset Management

Long-term mindset needed to get the most out of Africa

Africa is brimming with opportunity, but investors should spread their nets widely and look beyond commodity producers towards other sectors such as infrastructure and consumer-driven industries

Gordon Moore, Intel
From Asset Allocation / ETFs May 17, 2016

Wealth managers seek new ways of delivering investment value

Investors are abandoning the search for alpha and embracing index-tracking funds. If wealth mangers can no longer rely on beating the market to attract clients, they must find other ways to make themselves indispensable 

Simon Smiles, UBS
From Asset Allocation / Equity May 4, 2016

Should investors bet on banking stocks?

Banking stocks in the US and eurozone had a difficult start to 2016 but opportunities are now arising for investors who choose carefully

Didier Saint-Georges, Carmignac
From Asset Allocation / Equity April 25, 2016

Threat of further volatility stalks global stockmarkets

Equities endured a torrid start to 2016 and despite recovering lost ground, turbulence is likely to continue. How should investors respond?

Manuela Sperandeo, iShares
From Asset Allocation / ETFs April 19, 2016

Is smart beta really such a clever idea?

Smart beta is taking off, with assets flowing into products following these strategies and ever-more providers entering the arena. But should private investors steer clear? 

Karim El Solh, Gulf Capital
From Asset Allocation / Portfolio Management April 14, 2016

Why there is more to the Gulf than oil

Karim EL Solh, CEO of Gulf Capital, talks to Yuri Bender about the impact of low oil prices on the GCC and why private equity may be the best investment route into the region

Lena Tsymbaluk, Morningstar
From Asset Allocation / Equity March 3, 2016

Rewards for stockpickers amid market volatility in Asia

Volatility in Asian markets is likely to continue through 2016 and beyond, but there are real opportunities in individual stocks

Jeremy Beckwith, Morningstar
From Asset Allocation / Alternatives February 24, 2016

Currency funds struggling to deliver returns

Returns from currency funds have been disappointing of late and high fee levels are not helping

Joshua Freedman, BlackRock
From Asset Allocation / Portfolio Management February 18, 2016

Drilling for opportunities in landscape of cheap oil

Lower oil prices are here to stay, at least for the time being. What has caused this situation and how should investors be responding?

Min Lan Tan, UBS
From Asset Allocation / Portfolio Management February 11, 2016

How bad is the economic situation in China?

Min Lan Tan, head of UBS Wealth Management’s Asia Pacific investment office, and Christophe Donay, chief strategist at Pictet Wealth Management, discuss the situation in China

Nannette Hechler Fayd'herbe, chief investment officer for international wealth management and global head of economics and research at Credit Suisse, discusses the global economic outlook, trade wars and central bank policy with Elliot Smither.

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