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In a rising rate environment, investors looking to diversify may want to look at emerging markets bonds. The emerging markets bonds market has evolved significantly over the past two decades, growing in both size and diversity.
Francis Rodilosso, Head of Fixed Income ETF Portfolio Management and Philipp Schlegel, International Business Development at VanEck will dive into various approaches to investing in emerging markets bonds, including current opportunities in local currency sovereign bonds.
With Money 20/20 coming up this month, we've pulled together Denmark's top FinTech influencers to analyse the current FinTech space, what to expect from this year's event and what the trending topics will be.
They will welcome your questions but will also tackle:
-Copenhagen FinTech -- past, present, future
The new regulatory vision and framework from the Danish FSA
-Why are hundreds of journalists looking to Money 20/20 Europe for the next big thing?
-Crystal ball gazing: what do we expect -- major announcements?
What are the implications and outlook for markets in the second half of 2017?
It has been almost a year since the UK voted in a referendum to withdraw from the EU, and six months since President Trump took power in the US. Now, the UK General Election has resulted in a hung parliament. What will be the impact of all this uncertainty on our economy and the markets?
Join Rathbones Chief Investment Officer, Julian Chillingworth, and Asset Allocation Strategist Ed Smith. In the live call they will give an update on what the recent events mean for global markets, and where we go from here.
Take this opportunity to put your questions to Julian or Ed. A recording will be available 'on demand' after the call if you are unable to join us at 11:30am.
You order an Uber through your phone. You get in, complete your ride, get out and say goodbye. You don't even take out a credit card or cash anymore but you know it's been paid for. So how does it work? Is it safe? And what's the future of our financial interactions?
Uber and many other Fintechs have taken the interaction out of transactions but it's often unclear how they actually work, and many of them still reply on a traditional bank. So we've sent Eric Hazard to discover the ins, outs and dirty secrets of your favorite taxi apps, food delivery hubs and fintechs!
The robotics and automation megatrend is largely still in its infancy and yet the investment case presents opportunity. The integration of more and more artificial intelligence (AI) could boost this even further. Simply put, technological advances and ever-smarter AI are fuelling autonomy and productivity to unprecedented levels.
• How is AI impacting robotics & automation, including key case studies? Wyatt Newman PHD, Professor in Robotics, Case Western Reserve University
• What does this mean for the robotics & automation investment case? Richard Lightbound, CEO, Robo Global Europe
• How to access this growing megatrend? Howie Li, CEO, Canvas, ETF Securities
Emerging market debt is an under-invested asset class offering higher yielding bonds compared to the bonds of developed markets with a similar credit rating. Join Luc D'hooge, Head of Emerging Markets Bonds, as he explains the advantages available to investors in the asset class:
•Why emerging market growth is outpacing developed markets?
•Where to find returns in the diverse emerging market bond universe?
•How relative-value trades can boost portfolio performance?
Join Ross Teverson, manager of the Jupiter Global Emerging Markets Fund as he provides his views on emerging markets, identifying compelling businesses with attractive valuations and looking for underappreciated change.
2018 will be a year of change in Financial Services with GDPR, Open Banking and PSD2 looking to shake up the world of banking and payments as we know it.
Attend this debate where we've pulled together a panel of experts who will talk real-world case studies and discuss everything you'll need to stay ahead and capitalise on opportunities brought about by these new regulations.
This session will be filmed at BrightTALK's "Banking on the Future" meet-up on June 20th and will be streamed live from the event.
Will we see less brick and mortars and more digital-first entities? What makes a good app-only bank? Who's doing it right? How are new challengers using AI, machine learning and data visualization to win and retain customers?
Join this session where we'll analyse the current landscape and bring out our crystal balls to see what's in store for the year ahead.
This session will be filmed at BrightTALK's "Banking on the Future" meet-up on June 20th and will be streamed live from the event.
With a synchronised recovery occurring across the Eurozone, driven by domestic consumption and investment - will we see growth continue to accelerate? Anna Stupnytska, Global Economist at Fidelity Multi Asset, explains what impact and potential risks the global economy could have on Europe.
The Federal Reserve once again did the expected, and they got it exactly right: a prudent and totally predicted interest rate hike and well-telegraphed intentions about the Fed balance sheet. Bob Browne explains.
While Japan is often associated with well-known household brands, it is also home to a number of vibrant smaller companies with the potential to turn into the next Sony. Find out how Nicholas Price is positioning Fidelity Japanese Values PLC to capitalise on these opportunities.
David Siegel, CEO of Twenty Thirty AG, a blockchain innovation platform, continues his webinar series on crypto-investing with an in-depth look at an ICO (Initial Coin Offering) from the inside. His company is crowdfunding and will launch an ICO soon, and this webinar gives you insights into the process, from writing smart contracts to marketing to legal compliance. Joining him will be some of his team from Twenty Thirty.
It should be an informative look at crypto-crowdfunding and how you might be able to apply it to your business. It's also for investors who want to learn more about the upcoming Twenty Thirty token sale. See www.tokenfactory.io and www.2030.io to learn more.
In this CPD accredited live webinar, David Hooker, manager of the Insight Inflation-Linked Corporate Bond Fund will explore the factors that are currently driving inflation higher. He will help you to appreciate the investment characteristics of inflation-linked corporate bonds and the size of the market. Finally the role of inflation swaps will be explained and their ability to potentially expand the opportunity set for inflation protection products.
Robin Dunmall, portfolio manager of the JPMorgan Global Convertibles Income Fund Limited provides a bitesize update on the trust and its outlook for 2017. During the call Robin will discuss how the trust aims to deliver dividend income with the potential for long term capital growth from investing in a globally diversified portfolio of convertible securities.
Please join Pierre-Yves Bareau, the CIO for our Emerging Markets Debt Team within the International Fixed Income Group, for a discussion on our outlook for emerging markets debt as well as recent performance and positioning in Emerging Markets Strategic Bond Fund, where Pierre-Yves is the lead portfolio manager.
Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from our Emerging Market Debt CIO and put forward your questions.
Featured Fund: JPMorgan Funds – Emerging Markets Strategic Bond Fund
Emerging markets debt (EMD) has performed extremely well so far this year, and is showing historically low volatility.
Price stability coupled with improving fundamentals in some EM economies are attracting funds into EM and lifting valuations in the asset class. Are EM valuations compensating investors for the risks?
Please join HSBC portfolio managers, Nishant Upadhyay and Jaymeson Kumm, as they discuss opportunities and risks in the local and hard currency segments of the asset class. Brian Dunnett, Senior Product Specialist, will moderate the discussion.
•Where we see value in the asset class
•EMD and correlations to oil
•The case for selective exposure to high yield and frontier markets debt
Trevor Greetham provides an update on the positioning of the RL Global Multi Asset Portfolios (GMAPs), offering his outlook and an overview of how the Investment Clock model is influencing asset allocation.
Join Joanna McNeill, Governance & Stewardship Manager, and Sophie Rahm, Responsible Investment Analyst, for an overview of our global voting activity and key trends during the peak general meeting season.
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Carlos Hardenberg, lead manager of the £2bn Templeton Emerging Markets Investment Trust (TEMIT), will provide an update on emerging markets and how the portfolio is positioned to take advantage of opportunities the team has identified.
What is this Blockchain thing? What can you do with it? Where do you go from here? How do you get into the cryptocurrency investing boom?
David Siegel, Blockchain and Decentralization expert, is a web pioneer, author, and serial entrepreneur. He is the world’s first web designer, started one of the world’s first web-design agencies, has written five books about technology and business, and is now leading Twenty Thirty, an open community of blockchain innovators.
Tune in to this session where David will answer all of your Blockchain-related questions from the most basic to complex. This session includes what's happening in the cryptocurrency and token revolution, what to watch out for, and how to get in on it.
Taking more risk in the search for yield can be tempting, but investors must look past today’s low volatility to the longer-term. For investors looking to achieve sustainable yields, diversification will increasingly be key. Tomorrow many ways will be the only way. Join AXA IM’s Fixed Income CIO Chris Iggo on July 4, 2017 to discover the benefits of yield diversification.
Join Stephanie Flanders, Chief Market Strategist for UK & Europe, as she use slides from the new Q3 Guide to the Markets, released on Tuesday 04 July, to discuss the key themes shaping global markets.
On the webconference, Stephanie will review the major issues facing investors and outline the conversations that you need to be having with your clients. Stephanie will be joined by Blake Crawford, portfolio manager for the JPM Europe Dynamic (ex-UK) Fund, as he provides an update on the fund and the outlook for European equities in 2017.
The call will qualify you for 45 minutes of Structured CPD, accredited by the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) and the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments (CISI).
Please join Bill Eigen, portfolio manager for the J.P. Morgan Income Opportunity Strategy and CIO for the Absolute Return & Opportunistic Fixed Income team. Bill and team are a separate platform dedicated to Absolute Return investing and Bill provides an unfiltered and agnostic update on the fixed income markets. He will also discuss the current fund positioning and outlook for the months ahead.
The JPMorgan Investment Funds - Income Opportunity Fund is an absolute return fixed income fund which aims to deliver capital preservation and diversification from traditional fixed income while also limiting volatility. The fund draws on a variety of uncorrelated sources across the fixed income spectrum and maintains a systematic hedging component to aim for these characteristics even when the broad fixed income markets may struggle.
Featured Fund: JPMorgan Investment Funds - Income Opportunity Fund
The sustained low interest rate environment has led to a search for dividend income stocks. Kevin Soyer, senior analyst at IHS Markit Dividend Forecasting, will highlight
- Yield opportunities across regions and countries around the world.
- Which countries and sectors are expected to deliver growth in the future?
- What are the key drivers for forecasting a dividend?
- How can investors get an exposure to dividends?
Please join the Global Multi-Asset Strategy Team for an update on the macro environment, our positioning and performance.
The Global Macro Opportunities Fund aims to capitalise on global macroeconomic trends to drive returns using a dynamic, multi-asset approach that aims to deliver positive returns in different market environments. The fund capitalises on the expertise of an experienced team of investors, who reflect their macro views by investing flexibly across asset classes using a selection of traditional and sophisticated investment strategies.
Don’t miss this opportunity to put forward your questions, and discover how we distil our view of the world into macro themes that provide a robust framework for investing.
Focus fund: JPMorgan Investment Funds - Global Macro Opportunities Fund
As global markets wrestle with economic, political and technological change, how can you efficiently identify the winners and losers in a time of extraordinary upheaval? In a live webcast, Jeremy Podger will review the current landscape and reveal the key pockets of opportunity that are driving positioning in the Fidelity Global Special Situations Fund.
Join Simon Doherty, head of Quilter Cheviot’s Managed Portfolio Service (MPS), for an overview of the key drivers of performance in Q2 2017, the changes recently implemented to our strategies and an update on our current positioning and asset allocation. The webinar will be hosted by our Head of Business Development, Scott Stevens, and gives you an opportunity to ask any questions that you may have.