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Divided Brazil set for growth

Brazil’s president-elect ‘Lula’ da Silva will take over an economy in decent shape and with a central bank which has been ahead of the curve in the fight against inflation

Global banks exodus from Latin America could prove short-sighted blunder

As international banks exit Latin America, private clients are being badly treated in the fallout. Can local players fill the gap?

Jose Fuentes, Citi Private Bank

Local Latin American banks seize chance as turmoil engulfs region

Latin America’s richest individuals have seen their wealth hit hard by drops in commodity prices, while many international banks have reduced their footprint or backed out of the region entirely

Patrick Mange, BNP IP

Emerging markets see light at end of the tunnel

The prospects for emerging markets look better than they have done for some time while equity valuations remain attractive. Is now the time to invest?

Reinaldo Le Grazie, Bradesco Asset Management

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

Cesar Perez, JP Morgan Private Bank

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

Jan Dehn, Ashmore

Can election fever prove harmful to investors?

A number of the biggest developing economies have scheduled elections this year but just how big an impact do these polls have on markets?

Steven Wieting, Citi Private Bank

Emerging markets down but not out

Political upheavals and the tapering of QE have hit emerging markets hard, but some investors are highlighting the attractive valuations and long-term opportunities available in these economies

Michael O'Sullivan, Credit Suisse

Radical change for factors shaping emerging market growth

Fears over falling growth rates and the end of QE have made investors wary of emerging markets, but these economies should receive a boost as the developed world recovers

Mark Haefele, UBS Wealth Management

Currency volatility central to portfolio performance

The Fed’s potential tapering of quantitative easing is just one reason why it is vital portfolios are hedged against currency risk, while private investors can benefit from fluctuations

Global Private Banking Awards 2022 Highlights

More than 120 banks from 50 countries around the world entered this year’s annual global private banking awards. 19 of those entrants have won more than one award. Of these, six institutions - including Citi Private Bank, BTG Pactual, Erste Private Banking, HSBC Private Banking, Northern Trust, Itaú Private Bank – gained the top position in three categories each. Video highlights from the 2022 Global Private Banking Awards.

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