March 2020

Editorial: Not human error

How stock markets rallied to a record high – initially, that is – after coronavirus became global news could be due to the influence...

Opinion: Message in a virus

Stock market tumbles. An emergency 0.5% interest rate cut from the US Federal Reserve. The coronavirus pandemic has finally taken its toll on financial...

Coronavirus: Did AI miss the coronavirus effect?

The impact of coronavirus was eventually priced in. Perhaps the reason it took so long was because computer-led strategies were distorting prices. Alex Rolandi...

Thematic ETFs: Gimmick or growth opportunity?

As the thematic exchange-traded fund sector continues to expand, Alex Rolandi asks whether they are simply gimmicks, or robust enough to provide long-term growth. Over...

Executive interview: When two became one

Eric Adler, chief executive of the second-largest global real estate asset manager, PGIM Real Estate, tells Mark Latham about an operational merger of its debt...

Inside view: Unreadable: that’s what you are

From the information available to them, fund managers could publish intellectual and emotional gold dust. But what they upload is “electronic disappointment”, says David...

Spain: Spain’s young people are prepared to take risks

A slow structural transformation is occurring in the Spanish funds industry. Alex Rolandi finds younger people, perhaps tired of low rates, are raising the...

Inside view: False narratives about emerging market equities

Investors worry that emerging market returns have become too correlated to developed market equities. It’s one of two myths that Jennifer Sireklove of Parametric...

Legal Ease: The Cayman/Lux parallel

For some time now it’s been common to see Cayman and Luxembourg teams regularly working alongside each other on fund deals, but there’s no...

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Luxembourg is one of the world’s premiere centres for cross-border distribution of investment funds. Read our special regional coverage, coinciding with the annual ALFI European Asset Management Conference.
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