Join this highly engaged community of UK financial advisers as they share peer-to-peer best practice advice. Find content related to investment and economics, better business practices, client acquisition and client referrals for financial advisors, as well as tax and pension advice. Further the engagement by presenting and participating in live interactive webinars and videos.
Over recent years we have seen interest in sustainability and demand for sustainable investment solutions grow – this is set to continue in 2018, but what is driving the growth. Join Julia Kochetygova and Emily Lawrence as they discuss the big themes behind the interest and take a look at how these translate in to investment trends and opportunities.
In this webinar we will discuss:
This is the second in a series of monthly updates we will bring to you during 2018 with Assistant Fund Manager Will McIntosh-Whyte.
Will shares his views on the global economy and the implications for the Rathbone Multi-Asset portfolios through this year. Take this opportunity to hear how the strategies are positioned as developments unfold
In 2018, the gains realized from applied analytics will become so pervasive that we expect virtually every security product to be an analytics product. Automation will become more evident, identity will assume new importance, and consolidation will be the word of the day at the endpoint. With new classes of security concerns already making headlines in 2018 – and with EU Global Data Protection Regulation and privacy in the spotlight - what risks are on the horizon?
Join Scott Crawford, Research Director, Information Security and Dan Kennedy, Research Director, Voice of the Enterprise, for a live webinar on February 13 as he reviews these and other trends expected to shape the information security landscape in 2018, and the level of impact those trends will have on the market. Come armed with questions, as there will be a live Q&A session at the end of the webinar.
Bambos Hambi, Head of Fund of Funds management, will provide an update on our MyFolio Range. The MyFolio Funds are carefully constructed risk-based portfolios which offer your clients a choice of active and passive investment strategies across five risk levels.
In this video presentation, Hamish Chamberlayne, Portfolio Manager within Janus Henderson's Global Sustainable and Responsible Investment Team, dispels the major myths about sustainable investment. He explains how environmental and social megatrends will accelerate the transition to a low carbon economy and discusses some of the investment areas that stand to be disrupted.
As interest rate expectations have increased, value strategies have begun to perform following a long period of being out of favour. Alex Wright, portfolio manager of the Fidelity Special Situations Fund and Fidelity Special Values PLC, provides an update on his latest positioning and explains why a more uncertain and volatile backdrop will create some interesting stock picking opportunities.
Partecipi al prossimo webinar con Sandra Crowl, che parlerà delle attuali strategie globali e di investimento di Carmignac. Sarà possibile inviare delle domande durante la conferenza, verranno prese in considerazione al temine della sessione. LA CONFERENZA SARA’ IN ITALIANO.
Following the publication of EdenTree's latest Amity Insight, author Esmé Van Herwijnen examines the challenges facing the world's cities and asks what it will take to make the cities of the future sustainable.
As well as looking deeper into these issues, Esmé also discusses the investment value chain that can be found in the sectors which serve as integral to keeping cities moving – these are sectors in which the EdenTree range of Amity Funds are well represented, and we hope that you will be interested to learn more about the companies held in our funds which are at the forefront of developing solutions for the sustainable city.
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
After entering the cryptocurrency space and learning the bare basics of trading, many users remain lost on how to get better and what mistakes they are making.
In this BrightTALK webinar, Travin Keith, Managing Director at Agavon and Administrator at BitcoinMarkets, leads a panel discussion with veteran traders with years in the crypto space as well as experience in stocks and foreign exchange about the common mistakes new traders make as well as tips on what to do to get better.
Various trading scenarios will also be brought up and panelists will explain what they would do and why they would do it.
James Clunie, Head of Strategy, Absolute Return, provides his latest global update.
James joined Jupiter in 2013.
Before joining Jupiter, James worked at Scottish Widows Investment Partnership as an Investment Director of equities, and managed a long/short equity fund and UK long-only funds.
James was a senior lecturer in finance at the University of Edinburgh between 2003 and 2007, prior to which he worked as Head of Global Equities at Aberdeen Asset Management and Director and Head of Asset Allocation at Murray Johnstone International.
James gained a degree and PhD from Edinburgh University and is a CFA® charterholder.
A panel of male and female industry professionals discuss recent cases of sexism and discrimination. They will tackle specific use cases and give their opinions and practical tips for how to be more inclusive and empowering in a #MeToo world.
Given how valuations are high across all sectors, in addition to recent rising bond yields, David Coombs - Rathbones Head of Multi Asset Investments will be giving us an update. Outlining his strategy in this difficult environment.
Asia-Pacific forms a key region for the Pyrford Global Total Return strategy. In this update, Paul Simons provides a summary overview of the region, why Pyrford are positive about its prospects and some examples of opportunities in which they are investing.
Vincent McEntegart, co-manager of the Kames Multi-Asset Income strategy, will explore the income theme in today’s low interest rate environment, explaining the benefits of a multi-asset approach to meet a target income of 5% per annum without taking undue levels of risk.
The eurozone is enjoying its fastest economic expansion since 2011. Emerging market growth looks self-sustaining, even if powerhouse China slows more than markets currently expect and US tax cuts could provide a decent dose of fiscal stimulus. As global economies experience a remarkably stable expansion, there is no shortage of investment opportunities. But while investors are putting money to work, they also need to prepare portfolios for potential risks.
Join Rt Hon George Osborne CH as he looks at the current state of the nation and the path that lies ahead for 2018. We will also take a deeper dive into the key drivers in fixed income markets, hearing from Ben Edwards, fund manager of the BlackRock Corporate Bond Fund and his approach to managing bonds through market inflections.
Join Fiona Harris, client portfolio manager for the JPM US Equity Income Fund, as she discusses recent performance, the outlook for value investors in 2018 and what it means for the fund's focus on high quality companies with sustainable dividend yields.
Join our upcoming web conference with Charles Zerah, Fund manager of top performing fund Carmignac Portfolio Unconstrained Global Bond. Charles will present his investment views and fixed income perspectives going forward.
Income continues to be a scarce commodity in financial markets. Fixed income remains the most natural place to look but finding value can be a challenge in the current market environment.
Where do you look for safe yield whilst rates are going up?
To find out, join our webinar where Mark Holman of TwentyFour Asset Management will answer this question and discuss:
•Where we see value for investors in 2018
•The areas of fixed income we like and why.
•A model portfolio for income generation
Join other Local Authority Pension Funds on 8th March 11am to:
1. Learn more about key developments in the market that every fund manager needs to know.
2. Explore practical solutions for addressing climate change risk in pension portfolios, including responding to the TCFD recommendations.
3. Leverage insights from your peers in solving carbon-related investment challenges.
During the webinar we will explore:
- Key trends shaping climate change related financial risk.
- How to perform scenario analysis.
- Portfolio alignment strategies for a 2°C global warming pathway.
- Reducing 'Carbon price risk' while improving risk-adjusted returns in Local Authority Pension portfolios
Emerging Markets are classified into dozens of different categories. We have MINTs, MISTs, the Next 11, the Fragile Five, EAGLES, PIGS, CIVETS - but what do they have in common? What markets are emerging, and which have moved on? And how can you identify which to focus on? This Summit will focus on the classifications that exist, why they are the way they are, which countries & markets have 'graduated', and where the newest - and must overlooked - opportunities.
Multi-party permissioned blockchains present a set of new security challenges for dev ops and system and network administration.
This webinar will cover why a lot of what we already know from securing N-tier architectures also applies to securing permissioned blockchains. It will also cover what is different and new and discuss strategies for the practical defense of these distributed systems.
The webinar will discuss how retailer apps are being used within the APAC region. Despite Asia Pacific being one of the most mobile-driven regions in the world, questions remain over of the effectiveness of apps in specific markets.
Criteo will share some of the findings from a recent survey across 3,000 app users on consumer mobile behaviour across six APAC markets (Taiwan, Thailand, Indonesia, Australia, India & South Korea). A better understanding of how consumers view the in-app purchasing journey is crucial for
brands to enhance this form of brand-customer interaction, and will be discussed during this session.
The webinar will reveal essential information for brands hoping to increase sales within the region over the coming weeks, months and years.
Global Emerging Market equities have delivered very strong total returns over the last two years and headline valuations now look fair. Through our disciplined value lens we look behind this façade and highlight significant dispersion in valuations and today’s opportunities to pick up attractively valued stocks.
As Digital Identity becomes increasingly important in all areas, including E-commerce, the question arises; “Are we killing Fraud, Conversion or both?"
Join this session where the speakers will discuss:
-How has digital identity impacted the e-commerce industry?
-Are new technologies decreasing fraud but also sacrificing conversion?
-What are some of the key competencies one must have for a frictionless online payments experience?
Bank breaches, hacks, and advanced fraud cases are unfortunately becoming common news headlines. With criminals getting smarter and more of the world's wealth at risk, organisations need to constantly stay one step ahead.
Join this panel where security experts will discuss:
-Preventing both outside and insider threats
-Using analytics and machine learning to prevent attacks before they hit
-Protecting valuable customer data from malware and data breaches
-The challenges with mobile banking and payment security