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From Regions / Americas & Caribbean / Panama April 21, 2016

Panama fallout leaves banks in deep water

The scandal surrounding the Panama Papers have put the Central American country on the front pages for all the wrong reasons, but it is banks working with international law firms who should really be under the microscope

From Regions / Americas & Caribbean / USA October 26, 2015

High conviction strategies find alpha in ultra-efficient markets

In the hands of concentrated managers, portfolios can outperform benchmark indices even in the highly efficient US equity market

From Regions / Americas & Caribbean / USA September 2, 2015

Swiss and US names dominate private banking brand rankings

UBS’s brand value has surged by almost a third over the past 12 months, giving it a clear lead over its rivals

Anthony Cragg, Wells Fargo
From Regions / Americas & Caribbean / Mexico June 24, 2015

MINT a meaningless acronym for four disparate countries

Individually, Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria and Turkey contain a great deal of value. But they have nothing in common

Reinaldo Le Grazie, Bradesco Asset Management
From Regions / Americas & Caribbean / Brazil April 13, 2015

Best of Brics crown is up for grabs

Bradesco’s Reinaldo Le Grazie and Manuela D’Onofrio of UniCredit discuss which of the Bric economies offers the best investment opportunities

Steven Fradkin, Northern Trust
From Regions / Americas & Caribbean / USA March 25, 2015

Northern Trust sees room for old firms in new world

Northern Trust’s long history gives it an advantage over younger rivals, believes wealth management boss Steven Fradkin, who sees the firm’s future competitors as processing and technology companies rather than private banks

Ed Cowart, Nordea
From Regions / Americas & Caribbean / USA March 6, 2015

Investors worried US market could run out of steam

The US economy appears healthy but stocks are expensive compared to Europe and investors are concerned equities’ six-year bull run could come shuddering to a halt

Cesar Perez, JP Morgan Private Bank
From Regions / Americas & Caribbean / Mexico January 26, 2015

Bargains to be found as emerging markets fall out of fashion

Most private banks are underweight emerging market equities following a torrid couple of years for these economies, but attractive valuations could represent something of a buying opportunity

Brian Jacobsen, Wells Fargo
From Regions / Americas & Caribbean / USA September 25, 2014

The ups and downs of inflation

The eurozone is perilously close to slipping into deflation while there are fears that the Fed’s huge quantitative easing programme could lead to high inflation in the US. How worried should investors be?

Amanda La Marca, HSBC
From Regions / Americas & Caribbean / Argentina September 1, 2014

Fragmented landscape creates opportunities in emerging market bonds

Emerging markets are facing a tough economic environment but some countries are performing better than others, creating opportunities for investors

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