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Silvia Fazio
From Asset Allocation / Sustainable Investing September 30, 2020

Ideas exchange: Companies should seek out black female talent in Brazil

More than half of Brazil's population is black and yet less than 5 per cent of C-level positions are occupied by black people, with women particularly underrepresented

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From Asset Allocation / Portfolio Management August 20, 2020

Private asset nirvana clouded by recent hedge fund history

Leading private banks are scrambling to boost their private equity operations, claiming the hard-to-reach asset class will give clients the returns they need, and bring in healthy fees to boot. But haven’t we seen this all before, back when structured products and hedge funds were all the rage?

Guy Barnard, Janus Henderson
From Asset Allocation / Portfolio Management August 17, 2020

Existing real estate trends accentuated by Covid-19 pandemic

While sectors like hospitality, retail and offices have been hit hard by the pandemic, others, such as logistics, are thriving. How should investors be responding to this upheaval?

Manish Kashyap, CBRE
From Asset Allocation / Alternatives August 5, 2020

Coronavirus unlikely to spell end of the office

Working from home may have become the norm during the pandemic, but its is doubtful companies will drastically cut back on their property portfolios, though a focus on sustainability and employee wellness is likely to increase

David Roberts, Liontrust
From Asset Allocation / Fixed Income July 27, 2020

Navigating the bond markets in an era of crisis management

David Roberts, head of the fixed income team at Liontrust, discussed the unprecedented central bank response to the Covid-19 crisis as well as the opportunities and challenges in bond markets in a recent video interview with PWM

Adam Bendell, Toniic

How alignment can create impact for ESG investors

The first step in building a portfolio for a sustainability-minded client is for an adviser to clarify their values then help them adapt accordingly, argues Adam Bendell, CEO of Toniic

Mark Syz, Banque Syz
From Asset Allocation / Alternatives July 21, 2020

Investors expect pandemic to create vintage private equity opportunities

Private banks, who were already promoting private equity before Covid-19 hit, now see even more opportunities in the sector as a result of depressed company valuations

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As clients open up to ESG, what role should wealth managers play?

There is a significant opportunity for wealth managers to capitalise on client appetite for integrating ESG principles into their portfolios and furthermore to achieve sustainable goals through those investments

Joseph Poon, DBS
From Asset Allocation July 15, 2020

Coronavirus volatility lays bare generational split towards investing

While older investors remained relatively calm during the market fluctuations earlier this year, younger clients required more reassurance from wealth managers

Joe Parkin, BlackRock
From Asset Allocation / ETFs June 22, 2020

ETFs prove worth amid Covid-19 chaos

Investors have found the transparency and liquidity exchange traded funds provide have been invaluable in the market volatility sparked by  Covid-19

Amundi's Pascal Blanqué talks to PWM about the changing macroeconomic picture and how it is influencing investors' asset allocations

 

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