Why are investors seeking out Russia?
With the 2018 World Cup underway, all eyes are on Russia. Having generated negative headlines in the international political arena, it is encouraging, and perhaps surprising, to see the ongoing scale of foreign investment in the country, says Elio Manca, managing director of ITI Funds.
Analysis 13 Jun 18
Aussie Royal Commission: How did we get here and what’s next?
The Royal Commission has shaken consumer confidence in Australia’s wealth market to its core. For Michael Ohanessian, chief executive of Aussie platform Praemium, the key question is: “So, how did we get here?”
Fund groups lacking dedicated A-share analysts
The inclusion of 230-odd China A-shares was a hugely symbolic moment for investors in the region but the fund industry has failed to get ahead of the curve with most firms lacking dedicated teams of analysts or products to invest in the asset class.
Green funds struggle to detail environmental credentials
Environmental funds are blaming poor data on holding companies for their inability to report on environmental impact as the industry’s methodology for measuring green credentials throws up mixed results.
Analysis 4 Jun 18
Bankruptcy and divorce: What next for Boris Becker’s assets?
After former tennis star and bankrupt Boris Becker and his wife Lilly announced their separation following nine years of marriage last week, barrister Nicholas Fairbank looks at what the ramifications are for his finances.