Magazine Issues»November 2020

Hong_KongAssets under management in exchanged-traded funds are burgeoning, but growth is concentrated in the US and Europe, writes Fiona Rintoul.

Lun AuDr King Lun Au, executive director at the Financial Services Development Council (FSDC) discusses Hong Kong’s “unique” role in developing ESG in the region with Romil Patel.

Artificial_intelligenceNicholas Pratt talks to former quant investor Michael Kollo about his new drive to promote responsible automation and ethical AI.

Simon-MorrisAs family offices seek exposure to alternative assets, international finance centres have an important role to play. Jersey, with its strong track record in managing family wealth and innovative, user-friendly funds regime, remains a leading choice, writes Simon Morris, Director, Funds & Institutional, IQ-EQ.

Richard_ClarksonOracle’s global head of solutions, Richard Clarkson, charts the evolution of the transfer agency model from its simple beginning to its digital future.

virtual meetingThe Network Forum hosts its first autumn virtual meeting from November 3-5, having been forced by the pandemic to reschedule its planned series of regional events in New York, Singapore and Kuwait.

Helloween_decarationVolatility rose in October with the second wave of Covid-19. Sean Thompson reviews manager searches during a difficult month for markets.

Thierry_BogatyA well-designed EU Ecolabel has the potential to provide clear guidance on the financial products retail investors can invest in, if they wish to support environmentally sustainable projects and activities in line with the EU taxonomy regulation.


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