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Manuela D'Onofrio, Unicredit

East vs West in global equity allocations

Unicredit’s Manuela D’Onofrio and Lim Say Boon from DBS discuss whether investors should head to developed or emerging markets in their global equity allocations

Catherine Raw, BlackRock

Commodities suffer as investors flock to equities

Slowing growth in China has hit demand for commodities while funds have suffered outflows as investors reallocated to equities. But there are opportunities in the sector, for example in metals and timber

Rhian Horgan, JP Morgan Private Bank

Sky-high prices for prime property widen horizons

Demand for prime property has driven up prices in gateway cities. Investors have responded by looking at secondary properties in these markets, while also considering less glamorous locations

Christian Gattiker, Julius Baer

Private banks put brakes on inflation

With central banks prioritising growth over curbing inflation, investors are searching for safe havens in which to hide their assets from the threat of rising prices

Roundtable: Will the US economic recovery grind to a halt?

The US economy has been performing better than most developed markets, but with a “fiscal cliff” on the horizon and a stuttering global economy, can this continue?

Concerns over excitable market in US election year

US markets have performed well over the past year, but there are worries that they do not accurately reflect the state of the country’s economy

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Watch out Europe, the Americans are coming

With US equities flavour of the month, confident American managers are looking to gain a greater share of European assets

Calling the shots

Facing up to a variety of challenges, groups which are seen as regional leaders in private banking are paving the way with company wealth management strategies which are responding to the changing landscape

Brazil learning to cope with growing pains

Brazil makes for a compelling medium to long-term investment opportunity, but the country must first overcome high rates of inflation and the effects of a strong currency

Andreas König, Pioneer Investments

Putting the currency wars in perspective

The strength of currencies has become a source of tension between some of the world’s biggest economies, especially the US and China, writes Elliot Smither. But how worried should private investors be?

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