Magazine Issues»December-January 2017

In our final survey of fund professionals’ attitudes towards emerging markets in conjunction with Amundi, investors seem certain about which regions and assets offer the best opportunities – and the best way to access them.

Jeff_ConwayJeff Conway, regional chief executive for State Street, talks to David Stevenson about regulation and how the firm will handle the challenge of tech disruption.

GenevaSwitzerland’s boutique asset managers face a range of pressures. To survive, they must adapt to a highly regulated world where passive funds threaten their market share. George Mitton reports.

Brain_cogsYves Chauvin of Axa Investment Managers' Rosenberg Equities considers the rate of technological progress in areas such as machine learning and ‘big data’ in asset management.

Gold_nuggetsAs 2016 draws to a close, the picture for ETFs is one of climbing assets and inflows, but a flurry of political and economic headwinds has buffeted areas of the market, writes Kit Klarenberg.

Christophe-PellaThe new chief executive of Mashreq Capital talks to George Mitton about fund launches, management style and why he is the right person for the job.

At the end of 2016 Funds Europe hosted a roundtable to talk about industry change, featuring asset managers and operational providers, and about topics including distribution and technology.

Paul-NorthAfter John Maynard Keynes lost a fortune speculating on currencies, he made a famous quotation about “irrational” markets. Paul North, of BNY Mellon, puts Keynes’ wry witticism in a modern context.