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Special Report Active Management: The active game

February 2017 (Magazine)By

Asset management is attracting growing attention from new competition as well as regulators and politicians, finds Brendan Maton

Factors shaking the alpha world

February 2017 (Magazine)

Active management is under increasing scrutiny as investors become more savvy about how returns are generated. This is leading to a debate about alpha equity factors 

Sharing Alpha: A fair share of the rewards

February 2017 (Magazine)By

Investors should discuss how they share alpha with asset managers. But it is easier said than done

Transaction Costs: Keep tabs on price of investing

February 2017 (Magazine)By

Commissions are far from the only fees that investors and managers need to take account of when carrying out investment transactions

Manager Selection: Active management still valid

February 2017 (Magazine)By Casper Hammerich

Jakob Møller Hommel and Casper Hammerich argue that actively managed funds should not be written off yet. The key is to choose and monitor active managers with care

Is faith in past winners justified?

February 2017 (Magazine)

Oliver Kunkel and Hansruedi Scherer weigh up the risks involved in selecting asset managers based on historical investment performance

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Outlook 2017: Political focus - Europe

December 2016 (Magazine)By ,

Geopolitical tensions look set to be felt across Europe in 2017. Daniel Ben-Ami and Carlo Svaluto Moreolo outline some of the most important

Outlook 2017: Growing political influence

December 2016 (Magazine)By Bob Swarup

Political risk has become more complex with the traditional divide between left and right being replaced with a conflict between globalisation and nationalism, writes Bob Swarup

Outlook 2017: Breaking up is hard

December 2016 (Magazine)By ,

The UK referendum result raises the possibility of other countries leaving the European Union. Christoph Schon and William Morokoff examine the impact of such a scenario

China’s tricky transition

Special Report: China’s tricky transition

November 2016 (Magazine)By

Daniel Ben-Ami looks at the progress China has made and the obstacles it faces as it attempts to become an advanced economy 

Special Report: Currency - Behind the strong dollar

November 2016 (Magazine)By David Turner

Several factors have combined to boost the dollar’s performance, finds David Turner

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