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Global debt binge continues apace - IIF

Global debt binge continues apace - IIF

Record-low borrowing costs are continuing to fuel a debt build-up in both developed and emerging markets. Global debt has now reached 327% of GDP, according to the International Institute of...

Dutch pension funds take lead in ESG
Dutch pension funds take lead in ESG

Three quarters of pension funds in the Netherlands now have an ESG policy, up from just 45%...

Schroder ISF QEP Global Quality – Freddy van Mulligen’s favourite
Schroder ISF QEP Global Quality – Freddy van Mulligen’s favourite

Freddy van Mulligen, who is in charge of external manager selection at Achmea Investment Management...

News

Trump calls tax avoidance ‘smart’ in live debate with Clinton

Trump calls tax avoidance ‘smart’ in live debate with Clinton

Donald Trump called tax avoidance "smart" during the first live US Presidential TV...

Published : 27, Sep 2016

Is the Fed boxing clever or scared to throw a punch?

Is the Fed boxing clever or scared to throw a punch?

In backing off from even a minuscule rate rise at its September meeting, the Federal...

Published : 23, Sep 2016

Expert Investor Sweden photo gallery

Expert Investor Sweden photo gallery

Here you can see a slideshow of photos taken at the Expert Investor Sweden forum,...

Published : 23, Sep 2016

Italian investors keep faith in absolute return despite disappointments

Italian investors keep faith in absolute return despite disappointments...

Italy is the country of pizza, pasta, and…. absolute return. There is no other place...

Published : 23, Sep 2016

Central bank manoeuvring puts banks back in play

Central bank manoeuvring puts banks back in play

The Fed and the Bank of Japan failed to disappoint markets on Wednesday. And, with...

Published : 22, Sep 2016

Media

Sanguine about government bonds - Alessandro Viviani

Sanguine about government bonds - Alessandro Viviani

In this video interview, Old Mutual Wealth's Alessandro Viviani explains why he is sticking to government bonds, even though most of his peers are giving up on the asset class....

Features

Don’t pick outperforming funds if you want a good return

Don’t pick outperforming funds if you want a good return

Fund selectors would not do wise using past performance as a metric in their fund selection process, according to three American scholars. Moreover, funds that have outperformed...

Interviews

Interview - Couvreur’s conviction

Interview - Couvreur’s conviction

ABN Amro Investment Solutions’ Olivier Couvreur explains his commitment to active management in the face of hard-to-find alpha.

Events

Expert Investor Denmark II
Expert Investor Denmark II

6th October 2016

Moltkes Palace, Copenhagen

Alternative Ucits Congress
Alternative Ucits Congress

13-14th October 2016

Grand Hotel Huis ter Duin, Noordwijk

Expert Investor Deutschland II
Expert Investor Deutschland II

25th October 2016

The Charles Hotel, Munich

Expert Investor Spain II
Expert Investor Spain II

27th October 2016

Hotel Palace, Barcelona

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