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Amin Rajan, Create
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A colossal failure of leadership - how Liz Truss went from hero to zero

A series of serious errors saw the bond markets take a battering and eventually led to the prime minster losing her job, writes Amin Rajan of Create-Research

Michael O'Sullivan
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Private View Blog: Tensions in Tehran might just lead to a slightly more modern Iran

We should not expect regime change, but widespread protests in Iran could lead to some social changes

Colm Walsh, ICG Enterprise Trust
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Private View Blog: Investors must look beyond public markets to achieve true diversification

Access to private markets is being increasingly democratised for individuals and family offices, but many are not yet taking advantage

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Private View Blog: Short-term disruptions mask equities' longer-term strengths

Equity markets may be facing several short-term challenges, but the longer term picture is brighter, argues Anik Sen from PineBridge Investments

Petra Posnikova, VAR Capital

Private View Blog: Wealthy women don’t require special treatment

Wealth managers should ensure their business models are suitable for the next generation of clients rather than trying to tailor them for women, argues Petra Posnikova, investment director at Var Capital

Jean Keller, Quaero Capital
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Private View Blog: Could Russian attack herald a brighter future?

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine may lead to an even more divided world, but there is also a chance it could mean a thaw in Sino-US relations, a united Western world and even provide common ground for Republicans and Democrats, argues Quaero Capital’s Jean Keller  

Charlotte Thorne, Capital Generation Partners
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Private View Blog: Why direct investing is the wrong approach for most private equity investors

Direct investing is not easy to do well and most investors looking to access private equity markets would be better off taking the fund approach, argues CapGen’s Charlotte Thorne

Ming-Jer Chen
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Private View Blog: Four reasons behind the volatility of China’s billionaire list

The Chinese government’s communist-oriented, top-down policies firmly guide the country's capitalist engine, writes Ming-Jer Chen 

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Private View Blog: Can Ukraine survive as an independent state?

Russian troops may be mobilised along its borders and Crimea occupied, but Ukraine has a long history of bouncing back from adversity

Didier Duret
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Private View Blog: How three global crises ended investors’ free lunches

It has become harder to generate returns and manage portfolio risk, but innovative solutions can bring success, argues Didier Duret

Alice Wang, Quaero Capital
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Private View Blog: Korea’s cultural wave makes global splash

South Korea’s film, TV and music scene is reaching around the world, bringing huge benefits to the country’s economy

Nicolas Roth, REYL & Cie
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Private View Blog: Private markets are not a panacea for yield-starved investors

Private markets may be becoming more mainstream but would-be investors must be aware of what they would be getting into

Didier Duret

Private View Blog: What is wrong with private banks' approach to thematic investing?

Client portfolios loaded with thematic investments tend to be highly correlated. It is time for a new approach, argues Didier Duret

Ylva Baeckstrom

Private View Blog: Time for the financial industry to jettison the jargon

Banks may be offering videos and dictionaries to explain the complexities of financial terminology, but it would be much better to simplify the language

James Chen
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Private View Blog: Philanthropic capital the only way to achieve the SDGs

Private philanthropic capital has the power to truly change lives as it is able to take risks to solve complex social problems

Harry Burnham, Raymond James

Private View Blog: Investing across the generation gap

If wealth managers embrace the opposing world views of people in different stages of life then they will ultimately provide a more well-rounded service to all clients, argues Harry Burnham from Raymond James

John Canady, National Philanthropic Trust UK
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Private View Blog: Shared charitable values bring US and UK closer together

While philanthropy in the US and UK may take very different forms, the two countries also have much in common

Antoine Loth, VALK
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Private View Blog: Blockchain, tokenisation and private markets – the $200tn opportunity

Private markets have been slow to digitise. It is time to press ahead

Alice Wang, Quaero Capital
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Private View Blog: Can Beijing boost China’s birth rate?

It will take a change in culture, not law, for the Chinese to embrace bigger families, argues Quaero Capital's Alice Wang

Ian Woodhouse, Orbium Consulting Practice
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Private View Blog: The democratisation of wealth in Europe

The mass affluent market, previously somewhat neglected in Europe, is now in vogue, as wealth services become more readily available to all via digital channels

Yuri Bender web
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Private View Blog: How the Bill and Melinda story transformed wealth management

Whether through their philanthropic foundation or through the idea of investing with purpose, Bill and Melinda Gates provided an example to private banks and family offices

Francois Savary, Prime Partners
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Private View Blog: Back to reality for the Middle East

Donald Trump claimed he had solved the problems between the Arab nations and Israel. Nothing could be further from the truth, argues François Savary, CIO of Prime Partners

William Woodson, Boston Private
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Private View Blog: Don’t blame family offices for sins of the individual

Family offices are, in essence, simply extensions of private individuals, and blaming these institutions for the investment activities of their founders is missing the point

Yuri Bender web

Private View Blog: Citi's reshuffled leadership hopes to pull ahead of rivals

Citigroup’s new CEO Jane Fraser sees rich pickings in the high net worth space but does it have the adviser numbers to carry it off?

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