One of the most experienced SRI investors in the UK picks out water, executive pay and speed of information as big issues impacting her funds today.
Corporate financial advice veteran Grant Hughes talks about launching Mercer Jelf Financial Planning, the importance of professional development and how the industry must do more attract the next generation of adviser.
A self-confessed equities man, David Loudon is relishing his new role as chief executive officer at Quilter Cheviot, and has great expectations for wealth managers as the consolidation wave crests.
Kathryn Langridge talks about helming Manulife’s push to become the go-to retail asset manager for emerging market investing in Europe.
Fresh from an acquisition spree in the UK, wealth manager St James’s Place is taking its pioneering business model east in its next phase of growth.
Brooks Macdonald has been developing its proposition for international advisers for the past three years. Richard Hughes discusses how its consultative approach has led to the development of significant adviser partnerships across key jurisdictions.
Japan’s economy has waned slowly, which is why government action has not been dramatic but with Abenomics in full swing, Schroders’ Andrew Rose explains why the future depends on the yen’s performance.
Hermes Investment Management’s global head of business development joined the company in 2011 and immediately set about transforming how the business was perceived, rejuvenating its fortunes in the process.
As the Association of International Life Offices (Ailo) prepares to celebrate its 30th anniversary, chairman Bob Pain talks about the trade body’s development, how it is embracing technology, and the headlines driving transparency.
As fear has spread through European markets in 2016, precious metals are once again providing a safe haven for unsettled investors.
As Matthews Asia launches an Asia ex Japan Dividend Fund, chief investment officer and portfolio manager Robert Horrocks dispels headline fears over the future of economic growth in China.
Gary Davis and Jason Rees upped sticks in London almost 15 years ago to move to Mexico City, attracted by the lure of an untapped financial services market with seemingly little competition.
David Benskin has taken the business model of a UK outfit and adapted it into an RDR-style counterpart in Hong Kong, where clients are learning the merits of engaging a fee-based adviser.
Nancy Curtin spent the first 10 years of her career in investment banking in New York and still has the accent and direct talking style to go with it.
Now at the helm of Blacktower, John Westwood is steering the wealth management business into new international markets, sailing steadily on-course in a rapidly changing market.
China’s recent devaluation of the renminbi has created waves in global markets, but appears to be in-line with the government’s long-term goal of internationalizing the currency, says Frank Yao, senior portfolio manager of the Neuberger Berman China Equity Fund.
The 1998 financial crisis in Asia and Russia threatened the whole world economy. Latin American countries defaulted on debt and stock markets globally nosedived, says John Kennedy, chief executive at Coral Portfolio.
It seems like a long time since the general election, where the focus of many of the UK’s high net worth home owners was on Labour’s promises to introduce a mansion tax and to scrap the non-dom status, says Tom Gauterin and Tom Barber, solicitors at Berkeley Law.
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