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The Future of Private Wealth Management Is Digital

Scorpio Partners founder Sebastian Dovey believes the growth of private wealth business calls for a change in the traditional relationship model and that private bankers need to ask themselves, “How good is my digital strategy?” Read More

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The Traditional Alternative: Why Investing Should Return to the Stone Age

Saker Nusseibeh questions the basics of today’s investment practice and draws parallels with medieval alchemists who sought to create wealth from nothing. Read More

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Whither the Euro? Seeking Resolutions for the Eurozone

Unsurprisingly, a major theme of the Fifth Annual CFA Institute European Investment Conference was the prospect for the euro. While speakers put forward different arguments, ultimately it seems the resolution must come from choices made about the political economy. Read More

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Nkosana Moyo: The Perceived Risks of Africa Create Investment Opportunities

The founder and executive chairman of the Mandela Institute for Development Studies (MINDS) believes perceived risks of investing in Africa are higher than the actual risks and that attractive investment opportunities can arise from the ‘negatives’ associated with Africa. Read More

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Felix Zulauf: Eurozone on Track to Be the Shortest Currency Union in History

Felix Zulauf, president of Zulauf Asset Management AG, highlighted slowing growth in China and believes the eurozone is on track to be the shortest currency union in history. Read More

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Europe’s Economy and the Way Forward

Economist Anatole Kaletsky downplays the real economic importance of Europe to the global economy and believes there is a chance that Germany might even leave the eurozone to ensure the euro’s survival as a currency. Read More

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Petra Roberts on the Key Issues Facing Investment Professionals in Europe

In this interview preceding the fifth annual European Investment Conference, Petra Roberts, CFA, executive director, CFA Society Czech Republic discusses the key themes. Read More

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John Rogers: We Need to Seek a Sustainable Place for the Future of Finance

The president and CEO of CFA Institute opened the Fifth Annual European Investment Conference by calling on investment professionals to think about a sustainable way forward and how to rebuild trust in the industry. Read More

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Felix W. Zulauf and European Investment Opportunities

Felix W. Zulauf of Zulauf Asset Management has avoided some of the worst economic collapses of the past two years. At the Fifth Annual European Investment Conference, he will look at investment opportunities in Europe. Read More

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Alexander Kjerulf: How Do You Pursue Happiness at Work?

At our upcoming Fifth Annual European Investment Conference, the Chief Happiness Officer of Woohoo inc. will address this question by providing investment professionals with his insights into the topic from empirical research and anecdotal evidence. Read More

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