Roundtables & Panels

HONG KONG ROUNDTABLE: The view from the east

Dec 11, 2017

Pan-Asian fund passporting, cash-rich corporates and an ageing population were among the topics discussed by our Asian panel. Chaired by Funds Global Asia editor George Mitton in Hong Kong.

EUROPE ROUNDTABLE: The harmonisation fiction

Dec 11, 2017

Ucits has brought a great deal of fund harmonisation but distribution is still hampered by product differences at a country level – crucially in the retirement market.

ROUNDTABLE: One in 22...

Nov 16, 2017

…that’s the ratio of traded passive to active equities. The statistic is significant given the ‘bull market’ in ETFs and the supposed risk around this, our panel hears. Plus, smart beta and the rise of active ETFs.

MULTI-ASSET ROUNDTABLE: A very broad church

Oct 20, 2017

Our panel tackles questions around appropriate benchmarks for multi-asset funds, and where these products sit in portfolios. First, though, what exactly is a multi-asset fund? It’s a very broad church, we are told.

ECONOMISTS' ROUNDTABLE: ‘The crisis has a very long tail’

Oct 12, 2017

What do two senior asset management economists and a McKinsey expert think about the world economy now and in the next few decades?

ESG ROUNDTABLE: The rise and rise of ESG

Sep 07, 2017

As socially responsible investment rises up the agenda, our panel of experts discusses the state of the sector, the evolution of ESG standards and future trends.

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