Pictet WM: Asia’s industry leaders the better bet
Rising interest rates and global trade tensions are more likely to hit multinationals in Asia than the region’s home-grown leaders, who have become strong rivals, argues David Gaud, chief investment officer for Asia at Pictet Wealth Management.
Chinese HNW move toward wealth preservation
Wealth managers in China have to be more pro-active about promoting and educating clients about wealth preservation solutions, according to An Kelles, Hong Kong-based business development director for Greater China at Jersey Finance.
Green funds turn red amid trade tension
The trade conflict between the US and China has negatively affected investor sentiment, but Luciano Diana, Geneva-based head of environmental strategies, believes it is only noise, despite the negative effects on his fund’s portfolio.
EFG Bank sees demand for ‘new’ hedge strategies
Alternative investment funds, many of which are descendants of the risky hedge funds from a decade ago, are increasingly in demand as risk-management tools, according to Simon Godfrey, head of product management at EFG Bank.
Value Partners shares lessons learned in Europe
Bringing a Ucits fund with an Asia strategy to Europe for distribution is not the best way to enter the market, according to Hendrik Von Ripperda-Cosyn, Value Partners’ London-based country head and senior director for EMEA sales.