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Grant Bowers, Franklin Templeton
From Regions / Americas & Caribbean / USA 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  

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From Regions / Middle East & Africa / Bahrain March 2, 2018

Oil price fluctuations hampering GCC reforms

The oil-rich states of the Gulf Cooperation Council may talk about the need to diversify their economies and open themselves up to foreign investment, but any pick-up in the oil price seems to go hand in hand with reforms being put on the back burner

Denise Voss, Alfi
From Regions / Europe / Luxembourg February 26, 2018

ESA proposals could harm European fund industry warns Luxembourg fund body

The European Commission’s proposals to strengthen financial supervision are likely to prove costly and are trying to fix a problem that doesn’t exist, according to Alfi

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From Regions / Asia / China February 21, 2018

Asia can set tails wagging in Chinese Year of the Dog

There are huge opportunities to be found across Asia, but both local and global investors risk missing out 

Daryl Liew
From Regions / Asia February 21, 2018

Asian private banks struggle to bridge talent gap

Asian clients are developing increasingly complex needs and demanding more from their wealth managers, making the shortage of experienced relationship managers a growing concern for private banks

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From Regions / Asia February 16, 2018

Global Asset Tracker: Asia and emerging markets predicted to enjoy strong year

Most private banks expect Japanese equities to continue to perform in 2018, with European stocks also expected to do well

Amy Lo, UBS
From Regions / Asia / China January 2, 2018

Chinese wealth managers put faith in family values

The wealth management industry in China is maturing, going beyond product pushing to offering a broader range of professional services, and catering to the extended family is now seen as a key consideration

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From Regions / Europe / Cyprus October 9, 2017

Cyprus basks in glow of economic recovery but CBI clouds gather on horizon

The eastern Mediterranean island of Cyprus has staged a remarkable economic turnaround, although its citizenship by investment scheme has come in for criticism

From Regions / Asia August 24, 2017

Customisation is king for Asia’s empowered investors

Having experienced the benefits of customisation in other areas of their lives, wealthy investors now demand a more personalised service from private banks

Fergus Slinger, iShares
From Regions / Europe August 23, 2017

Going gets tough for squeezed middle in European ETF battleground

The European ETF market is dominated by a handful of huge players and a long tail of smaller firms. Is it ripe for consolidation?

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Denise Voss, chairman of Luxembourg's funds association, ALFI, talks about opportunities, threats and innovations for the Grand Duchy, including Brexit, the boom in alternative assets and trends in sustainable investing.

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