Magazine Issues»Dec 2017-Jan 2018

Jonathan_BairdThe European Union’s focus on investor protection, especially in the retail market, deserves strong support and encouragement.

PassportThe Asia Region Funds Passport is due to launch in 2018. But will it catch on? George Mitton reports.

Blockchain, BitcoinThe past few weeks have seen the launch of europe’s first bitcoin mutual fund, along with two fixed income responsible investment products.

Markus_FuchsGlobal wealth is estimated to have risen to $256 trillion (€215 trillion) in 2016. This translates into a year-on-year increase of 1.4%, roughly matching the pace of population growth worldwide and per-capita wealth has thus essentially remained constant.

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