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From Comment / Editor's Analysis June 29, 2016

Berlin witnesses passing of investment baton

The new generation of techno-nerds may be guilty of speaking in jargon and much of what they pass off as new ideas are anything but, yet evidence of a generational shift in wealth management was clearly evident at the summer Fund Forum event in Berlin 

Gina Miller, SCM Direct
From Comment / Great Debate May 19, 2016

Would the UK be better off outside the EU?

Gina Miller, founder of SCM Direct.com and Jim Mellon, entrepreneur and fund manager, discuss the impending referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU

Gordon Moore, Intel
From Comment / Consultants' Corner May 17, 2016

Wealth managers seek new ways of delivering investment value

Investors are abandoning the search for alpha and embracing index-tracking funds. If wealth mangers can no longer rely on beating the market to attract clients, they must find other ways to make themselves indispensable 

From Comment / Consultants' Corner May 16, 2016

How closer engagement with clients can boost performance

Wealth management firms which use multiple metrics to gain insight into client relationships are much more likely to see where improvements can be made 

Simon Smiles, UBS
From Comment / Great Debate May 4, 2016

Should investors bet on banking stocks?

Banking stocks in the US and eurozone had a difficult start to 2016 but opportunities are now arising for investors who choose carefully

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From Comment / Editor's Analysis 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

Jürg Zeltner, UBS
From Comment / Consultants' Corner March 22, 2016

Time to unleash the geeks on unsuspecting public

UBS’ fall in profits is symptomatic of the changing nature of client relationships. Private banks must respond by getting their specialists onto the front lines

Brexit
From Comment / Consultants' Corner March 8, 2016

Should EU stay or should EU go now?

What does the UK’s referendum on EU membership mean for the world of wealth? And importantly, does it matter?

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From Comment / Editor's Analysis February 26, 2016

Silver lining to cloud over private banking

UBS and Credit Suisse may have posted disappointing results but both are doing well in Asia, the key battleground for private banking

Julius Baer - Getty
From Comment / Consultants' Corner January 14, 2016

Is the wealth management M&A boom set to continue?

Consolidation in the wealth management industry looks set to continue in 2016. Julius Baer’s strategy of taking small stakes in emerging market firms takes advantage of local expertise while showing a commitment to wealth in developing regions, and is worthy of note

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