NEWS

'Thrive in Abu Dhabi' programme launched to encourage global talent, investors to build their futures in the emirate

'Thrive in Abu Dhabi' programme launched to encourage global talent, investors to build their futures in the emirate

Talented professionals and students, plus investors, in priority sectors, are being encouraged to set down roots with their families in Abu Dhabi as part of a new programme that supports the emirate’s strategy to develop key areas such as culture, healthcare, research and development (R&D) and real estate.

IN MY OPINION

Why the success of model portfolios and the paradox of Schrodinger’s cat have a lot in common

Why the success of model portfolios and the paradox of Schrodinger’s cat have a lot in common

By Allan Lane, Algo-Chain – According to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, the data provider Broadridge Financial Solutions estimates that model portfolios in the US held over USD4 trillion of assets as of September 2020, and to this we can safely add another USD1 trillion if we include the UK.

GUEST ARTICLE

Mirror, mirror on the wall: Asset managers must look within themselves to find operational dividends

Mirror, mirror on the wall: Asset managers must look within themselves to find operational dividends

By David Higgins, Managing Director of Citisoft's UK Practice – It was only two years ago that the news agenda was dominated by 2008 financial crisis anniversary stories, dissecting the lessons that were learned and discussing how far the financial services industry has changed in the intervening years. And yet, in the asset management sector, some of the key learnings were laid to one side more recently. This has been particularly acute from a business strategy perspective.

WHITE PAPER

Asia’s wealth management industry needs to ready itself for the 'Great Wealth Transfer'

Asia’s wealth management industry needs to ready itself for the 'Great Wealth Transfer'

Jersey Finance latest white paper and survey of wealth management professionals and experts, reveal that Asia’s wealth management community is not yet ready to adapt its products, solutions and services to cater to the needs and expectations of the younger ultra-high-net-worth (UHNW) generation.