Global megatrends are re-shaping the world economic order. From mass urbanisation, to the rise of the global middle classes, aging populations, technological trends and the shift of economic power from the West to the emerging world, all pose major implications for the built environment and the long run demand for real estate.
Funds Europe talks to Calastone’s Vince Lucey about the company’s decision to migrate its funds transaction network to blockchain in 2019.
The next few years will see rising physical losses from climate-related events, higher taxes to combat intergenerational inequality and tougher conditions for over-levered corporates. By Schroders’ Jessica Ground.
Adnan Hussain, Global Head of Agency Lending at BNP Paribas Securities Services, explains the economics behind a lending portfolio and how the macro environment could shape lending in 2019.
SRI investing powered to the top of asset management agendas in 2018. Jersey Finance research suggests the trajectory in 2019 will be just as steep.
The highly fragmented investment markets in the Asia-Pacific region require detailed knowledge of each market’s unique characteristics and framework. By Lou Kiesch, partner, and Marc Noirhomme, director, at Deloitte Luxembourg.