Unexpected item iN the bagging area” bleats the automatic checkout in the supermarket. As usual, I have dropped my keys or gloves or newspaper bought in another shop in the sacred area reserved for shopping and bags that have been weighed and measured.
The rapid evolution of cyber crime is a major headache for security experts, whose focus has moved from prevention to live attacks. As well as thieves, asset managers are now targeted by geopolitical players, writes Alix Robertson.
The increasing variety of bond ETFs and competition among providers has given investors ample room to choose high-quality products, says Felix Goltz of the Edhec-Risk Institute. Meanwhile, more investors are replacing active managers with ETFs.
The Eurozone lift-off is welcomed – but the need for income is still a fundamental challenge. With bond yields at record lows, new sources of income are needed. Funds Europe was media partner at the Pioneer Investments annual investor conference.
As the cost of living there has risen, the trend of investment managers moving to Swiss cities has slowed. But in terms of work/life balance, parts of Switzerland are becoming increasingly attractive, says Christopher Cruden of Insch Capital.
Is true transparency in the distribution chain still a pipe-dream or a feature of today's improved controls and efficiencies?
This webinar features Ajay Tyagi, CFA – Executive Vice President and Fund Manager of GARP Strategy, Diversified Fund at UTI International. He will give insights into India’s economy and political climate, share his investment philosophy of the Growth At a Reasonable Price (GARP) and the current investment opportunities in Indian Equity.