ALFI conference: the changing asset management industry 22/04/2015 The ALFI (Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry) Conference in London's Guildhall saw a panel of experts discuss the changing asset management industry, covering topics including passive versus active fund managers, asset management opportunities regarding an emerging Asian middle class, and the effect of increased regulation in Taiwan.
Volatility ahead - HSBC PB 16/04/2015 HSBC Private Bank has warned of volatility following any US interest rate rise but retains its commitment to European equities
Why biotechnology will retain its Midas Touch 14/04/2015 Biotechnology has turned out to be a great investment in recent years. The four London-listed investment trusts* that either invest exclusively in the sector, or have significant exposure to the asset class have generated an average annualised growth in net asset value of 38.47 percent over the past three years; 48.89 percent over one year; and 37.54 percent over the past six months (Source: Investment Trust Newsletter Statistical Supplement April 2015).
'Don't Panic' on inflation - Julius Baer 25/03/2015 In the spirit of transparency it is worth declaring this writer was the guest of Julius Baer at the British Museum where the Swiss bank is sponsoring 'Defining Beauty - the body in Ancient Greek art'.