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Kunjai Gala, Hermes

Emerging markets diverge as Covid leaves its mark

Coronavirus has sparked volatility across emerging markets, but clear winners can be found in terms of both regions and sectors

Didier von Daeniken, Standard Chartered

Private View Blog: Helping clients get to grips with ESG

Private banks have a duty to ensure clients better understand the different aspects of sustainable investing and to tailor solutions to meet both their investment and impact needs, argues Standard Chartered’s Didier von Daeniken

Investor engagement on climate has a long way to go

Asset managers may take climate factors into account when making investment decisions, but many are failing to engage with the companies themselves over these issues

Bill Winters

On the spot: Can markets alone solve environmental issues?

Ronald Cohen from the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment and Standard Chartered CEO Bill Winters ask if government involvement is needed to push markets in a greener direction

Silvia Fazio

Ideas exchange: Companies should seek out black female talent in Brazil

More than half of Brazil's population is black and yet less than 5 per cent of C-level positions are occupied by black people, with women particularly underrepresented

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Private asset nirvana clouded by recent hedge fund history

Leading private banks are scrambling to boost their private equity operations, claiming the hard-to-reach asset class will give clients the returns they need, and bring in healthy fees to boot. But haven’t we seen this all before, back when structured products and hedge funds were all the rage?

Guy Barnard, Janus Henderson

Existing real estate trends accentuated by Covid-19 pandemic

While sectors like hospitality, retail and offices have been hit hard by the pandemic, others, such as logistics, are thriving. How should investors be responding to this upheaval?

Manish Kashyap, CBRE

Coronavirus unlikely to spell end of the office

Working from home may have become the norm during the pandemic, but its is doubtful companies will drastically cut back on their property portfolios, though a focus on sustainability and employee wellness is likely to increase

David Roberts, Liontrust

Navigating the bond markets in an era of crisis management

David Roberts, head of the fixed income team at Liontrust, discussed the unprecedented central bank response to the Covid-19 crisis as well as the opportunities and challenges in bond markets in a recent video interview with PWM

Adam Bendell, Toniic

How alignment can create impact for ESG investors

The first step in building a portfolio for a sustainability-minded client is for an adviser to clarify their values then help them adapt accordingly, argues Adam Bendell, CEO of Toniic

THE GREAT DEBATE: CRYPTOCURRENCIES IN THE BALANCE

Anders Kvamme Jensen, founder of the AKJ global brokerage and digital asset specialist, goes head to head with Max Thowless-Reeves, chief investment officer of Sorbus Partners private office, discussing technology, tokens and tradable electronic currencies, in a debate refereed by PWM's Yuri Bender.

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