Magazine Issues»December 2019

SGSS_event_panelThe comparative merits of these two methods of investing prompted lively debate at SGSS’s investor conference in Paris.

Philipp_Schlegel“Do you know the only thing that gives me pleasure? It’s to see my dividends coming in.”

Electric_car_chargingLiquid alternatives have suffered from performance and perception problems, severely lagging the hedge funds they were based on – but, Elizabeth Pfeuti hears, the market environment could start to favour them.

China_starsChina has been the dominant theme in emerging markets for 20 years. Now, along with India, it is breaking away from the BRICs group – just as India is diverging from China. Fiona Rintoul reports.

BoatsMany factors affect the emerging markets, including the 2020 US presidential election. Alex Rolandi canvasses opinion about bonds and equities.

Emerging markets have underlying strengths and each country is developing in ways that investors are possibly unaware of. Our panel of specialists discusses risks and capital allocation, from Latin America to Asia.

DiningIn 2019, global money poured into assets perceived to be safe, from US Treasuries to gold. Much of the flight towards quality trades has been driven by the escalating trade war between the US and China, writes Romil Patel.

Philippines_stampThe Philippines remains a country in transition. Three words perhaps sum it up best. Build, Build, Build – the name of President Rodrigo Duterte’s flagship infrastructure programme.