July-August 2017

OPINION: They just don’t get it

As the UK government lumbers through the Brexit negotiations, it is painful for anyone involved in the European asset management industry to contemplate the...

INVESTMENT: For a few dollars more

There is still fundamental support for equities and good reasons why central bank rate rises will be slow, finds Nick Fitzpatrick. The most common question...

DATA MANGEMENT: Finding buried treasure

Fund managers struggle to access data on their retail clients. Nicholas Pratt looks at efforts to overcome this and why it is so difficult. You...

TECHNOLOGY: Digital’s leading lights

Lynn Strongin Dodds reports on some of the asset management firms blazing a trail in the digital space. While fintech is tipped to revolutionise asset...

BREXIT: Killing the goose that laid the golden egg

It’s feared that Brexit could destroy tens of thousands of jobs in the City of London, mainly in investment banking. Here, Mark Latham looks...

BREXIT SURVEY: How much damage is done?

A year after the UK’s Brexit vote, a survey reveals what fund industry executives expect will happen to the UK asset management industry and which countries...

UK ECONOMY: A fresh look at the UK

Headwinds in the UK are now in sharper focus, says Maya Bhandari of Columbia Threadneedle investments. Recent economic and political developments in the UK have...

SWITZERLAND: Fishing for GFIs

As Switzerland shakes off its reputation for banking secrecy, the Swiss asset management environment now has additional regulatory hurdles. But as Fiona Rintoul finds,...

SPONSORED FEATURE: Factors at full tilt

In this article Andrew Ang, PhD, discusses the concept of factor tilting. In my many conversations with investors and industry peers about factor investing, one...

EMERGING MARKETS: A persuasive voice

VanEck’s Francis Rodilosso spoke in a webinar about the case for emerging market bonds and how the firm delineates the market. Presented in association...

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