July-August 2015

CURRENCY MANAGEMENT: Place your bets

Central bank policies after the financial crisis smoothed foreign exchange swings – but volatility has returned in recent months. David Stevenson looks at various...

OPINION: Who do we think we are?

The Eurogroup didn’t want to hear economic arguments during the Greek bailout discussions, Yanis Varoufakis told the New Statesman, shortly after resigning as Greece’s...

URBANISATION: Lands of milk and money

With cities growing at a rapid rate, Fiona Rintoul examines the urbanisation megatrend behind real estate and other investments. Hate suburbs? Rejoice, then, for they...

SWISS ROUNDTABLE: Into the valleys

An industry initiative aims to create a Swiss ‘Silicon Valley’ for asset management. But in a roundtable discussing the industry’s future, we start with...

EQUITIES: Brexit strategies

After the Conservative victory in May’s general election, Britain’s future in the EU is uncertain. Alix Robertson looks at what a ‘Brexit’ could mean...

INVESTEC GLOBAL DISTRIBUTOR INSIGHTS: The value of independence

Stephen Kavanagh has been at the helm of independent financial adviser Chase de Vere since 2010. He says the company will remain independent. “Independence, a...

ETFs: Ready. Steady. Stop!

European stimulus measures created one-way traffic into European ETFs – but higher rates, the Greek debt conundrum and now China are causing friction. Or...

INSIDE VIEW: Made in Switzerland

Certain companies that are seemingly exposed to major currency risk still have the luxury of attracting investors. Wolfgang Fickus of Comgest explains why. The euro...

LEGAL EASE: NPL innovation – examples from Italy

2015 is set to be another bumper year for non-performing loan (NPL) transactions in Europe – even larger than 2014, which saw more than...

INSIDE VIEW: Sustainability moves into the fast lane

Omar Selim of Arabesque Partners explains the shift of socially responsible investing into the mainstream. Sustainability has emerged as a financial megatrend. Not only has...

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