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As China soars, emerging market investors need a rethink

21 Aug 2019

With China set to dominate EM equity indices over the coming decades, investors need to adjust their approach to the asset class, argues Alistair Way.

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BP vote demonstrates power of engagement

28 Jun 2019

As climate change rises up the political agenda throughout the West and beyond, shareholders have an important role to play in limiting global fossil fuel consumption by pressuring oil companies to amend their strategies, argues Sora Utzinger.

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'Fairtrade for finance' should be a badge of honour - not a rubber stamp

21 Jun 2019

A Fairtrade-style kitemark for responsible investment is in the pipeline. Properly implemented, the initiative should improve industry standards on ESG, writes Steve Waygood.

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Talking with David Cumming

6 Jun 2019

Talking equities, markets and playing the piano with David Cumming, Chief Investment Officer, Aviva Investors and Richard Romer-Lee, Square Mile.

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China property: Building concerns

31 May 2019

China’s property market is a microcosm of China’s debt problem, with mega developers potentially becoming ‘too big to fail’. While returns have been strong and selective opportunities can still be found, investor caution is deepening as the authorities tackle systemic weakness.

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All to play for: The video games industry reaches a turning point

15 May 2019

As Google and Apple expand into video games, we explore where the industry is heading – from 'free-to-play' to the rise of cloud streaming – and what the coming wave of disruption means for investors.

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Disruption and opportunity: China’s retail revolution

3 May 2019

China’s consumer slowdown has prompted concern among economists and investors. But a closer look at the country’s retail trends reveals a case for long-term optimism.

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India elections: Modi’s second chance?

11 Apr 2019

India’s prime minister Narendra Modi is facing pressing economic, social and political issues in the upcoming general election. Portfolio manager Aaron Armstrong, upon his return from an investment research trip to Mumbai, looks at the key implications for investors.

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The future of transport: Mapping the way ahead

29 Mar 2019

New technologies, including electric and autonomous vehicles, big data, blockchain and artificial intelligence, will have significant consequences for the transport sector and beyond.

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The AIQ Podcast: The future of Europe

21 Mar 2019

This latest episode of the AIQ Podcast explores what the future holds for the European project ahead of the European elections.

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F is For Fake

18 Mar 2019

False stories published online have caused headaches for investors. But the fightback against fake news has begun, writes Jason Bohnet.

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Trading places: Southeast Asia seizes opportunities amid US-china spat

14 Mar 2019

Trade wars have disrupted supply chains and weighed on stock performance in emerging markets. But as manufacturing companies shift production away from China to evade tariffs, some of its neighbours are thriving.

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