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The Guardian says the absence of Donald Trump, Xi Jinping of China and Vladimir Putin left Davos 2019 feeling a little flat. Read what else they had to say. The first big international gathering of the year is the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in the Swiss ski resort of Davos. Politicians, academics, businessmen …

by Adrienne Lawler
Jan 29, 2019

CEO of RAOGlobal, Adrienne Lawler, is delighted to announce media partnerships with leading publications ahead of the launch event in London on October 8th and said ‘Arguably, the most important currency across all Financial Markets is information. The journals we are partnering with have an outstanding reputation for breaking news and incisive interviews with market …

by Adrienne Lawler
Jan 28, 2019

Tom Eckett Investment Week 28th Januaru 2019 Intermediary disruption The uptake of blockchain from the asset management industry has so far been slow, particularly compared to other areas of finance, such as payments. For example, Mastercard has launched its own blockchain network that enables banks and merchants to make cross-border payments, while blockchain powers Visa’s …

by Adrienne Lawler
Jan 27, 2019

Chetan Sehgal, CFA Senior Managing Director, Director of Portfolio ManagementFranklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity Franklin Templeton have produced a clear view of how they see 2019 panning out and it would appear that the biggest opportunity they forecast is within the area of emerging markets. Specifically, they say ‘The near-term challenges and poor sentiment toward EM …

by Adrienne Lawler
Jan 19, 2019

It may only have been the end of the first week of trade in a new year but as you can see from this overview of performance, the Alternatives Market has kick the new year off to a great start. The questions, as always, is how long can it continue? Read here from the Economic …

by Adrienne Lawler
Jan 8, 2019

Nobody every accused JP Morgan of being overly sentimental and right now, their shrewd assessment of the market is exactly what Investors need. Read this opinion piece from them then about the opportunities that Brexit is providing for potential profits in 2019. Shares in several investment trusts focused on the United Kingdom which have a …

by Adrienne Lawler
Jan 6, 2019

Hard to believe that the following story is over a year old, but I came across it by accident on a terrific site called ‘The Conversation’ and thought it a telling trailblazer for the forthcoming event around Responsible Asset Owners Global in London in 2019.. For anyone interested in China’s investment in Infrastructure and Green …

by Adrienne Lawler
Jan 2, 2019