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Taimur Baig, DBS Bank
From Asset Allocation / Equity June 6, 2018

Are emerging markets set for a new taper tantrum?

A strengthening dollar led to outflows across emerging market asset classes in recent weeks, with Turkey and Argentina hardest hit. Are they the first in a line of dominos, or are fundamentals strong enough to ride out this turbulence?

Amin Rajan, Create
From Asset Allocation / Alternatives May 24, 2018

Fintech on Friday: Alternative investments deal with digital disruption

Downward pressure on fees and the ability to connect with new client segments are driving digitisation in the alternatives sector

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Putting a family fortune to work for the greater good

James Chen has used the wealth generated by his family’s manufacturing business to invest in socially-enriching projects in poorer countries

Martin Moloney, Central Bank of Ireland
From Asset Allocation / ETFs April 26, 2018

Regulators wrestle with rapidly expanding ETF industry

As the exchange traded fund industry continues its record-breaking growth, are these investment vehicles sufficiently regulated?

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From Asset Allocation / Thematic Investing April 17, 2018

Private bankers respond as clients go green

Interest in sustainable and impact investing is soaring, particularly among millennials and women, but the range of products and services on offer in this arena requires further development

Grant Bowers, Franklin Templeton
From Asset Allocation / Equity 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  

Matthieu Mouly, Lyxor
From Asset Allocation / ETFs March 26, 2018

Lyxor launch could spark ETF price war in Europe

The French asset manager has thrown down the gauntlet to its rivals by launching products as cheap as those available in the US

Jane Sloan, iShares
From Asset Allocation / ETFs February 21, 2018

Smart beta strategies start to gain traction

The ETF industry is growing in size, with previously niche areas such as fixed income and smart beta reaching a wider audience than ever before

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From Asset Allocation / ETFs February 20, 2018

The rise of fixed income ETFs in private portfolios

PWM’s Perspectives debate brought together some of Europe’s leading wealth managers to discuss the outlook for fixed income in 2018 and get an indication on how fixed income ETFs are used in private client portfolios

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From Asset Allocation / Portfolio Management 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

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