Schroders’ Carrell on surprising emerging market opportunities
Given the exciting growth stories in emerging markets, Schroders’ multi-asset fund manager Dorian Carrell explains what makes a good opportunity.
Gallery 20 Apr 18
Jaw dropping moments from Australia’s Royal Commission
It’s squeaky bum time for senior executives as Australia’s banking, superannuation and financial advice firms face the intense scrutiny of a Royal Commission. Click through the slides below to read some of the incredible moments from the first week of the review into financial advice.
BlackRock’s Andrew Keegan talks combining active and passive
Combining active allocation with passive ETF building blocks is at the heart of BlackRock’s multi-asset strategy range, according to senior product strategist Andrew Keegan.
Gallery 2 Mar 18
Life companies among most valuable insurance brands
Axa, Metlife and Zurich have taken some of the top spots among the 100 most valuable insurance brands of 2018, but China is the most dominant country with its companies taking four of the top 10 slots.
7 tips to compare drawdown providers
The number of providers offering drawdown has gone up since the pension vehicle was first introduced in the UK in 1995, but differences in quality of service and charges can be substantial, warns Hargreaves Lansdown, which has offered seven tips to compare providers.
IDAD on why investors should take a fresh look at structured notes
Structured products should have a place in any investor’s modern portfolio, especially where pension transfers are concerned, explains Graeme McCallion, Africa sales manager of iDAD.
Listed property funds can beat the real thing, says Blackrock
Listed real estate funds offer investors some added advantages over the physical market, says James Wilkinson, BlackRock’s co-global chief investment officer for property funds.
Gallery 29 Nov 17
The year of reckoning in the UAE… or not?
A lot of gloom is found in Insight Discovery’s flagship Middle East Investment Panorama (MEIP) for 2017, says its chief executive Nigel Sillitoe. Some 63% of advisers saw their clients’ lack of willingness to invest as a threat. Meanwhile, there were not many optimists. Only 18% of advisers saw their clients’ readiness to invest as an opportunity.