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Legendary ‘Mr China’ investor explains why global asset managers will struggle to crack Chinese market

Legendary ‘Mr China’ investor explains why global asset managers will struggle to crack Chinese market

China is seen as the jewel in the asset manager’s crown after foreign ownership restrictions in the industry were relaxed in April. Global firms including BlackRock, Fidelity International and Vanguard have applied to set up wholly-owned mutual fund units in China, hoping to tap the country’s fast-growing USD2.6 trillion retail fund market.

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Europe’s cross-border fund managers have reasons to be optimistic, says Cerulli

Europe’s cross-border fund managers have reasons to be optimistic, says Cerulli

The long-term consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic for the European cross-border market are unknown, but the viral outbreak has already left its mark on the asset management industry. Cross-border managers face additional challenges, including squeezed margins, regulatory uncertainty, and Brexit. However, there are reasons for optimism, according to the latest Cerulli Edge — Europe Edition. 

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European professional investors look to Artificial Intelligence for long-term growth opportunities, says WisdomTree

European professional investors look to Artificial Intelligence for long-term growth opportunities, says WisdomTree

A survey commissioned by the exchange traded fund (ETF) and exchange traded product (ETP) sponsor WisdomTree, has revealed that European professional investors currently believe artificial intelligence (AI) presents the most compelling long-term thematic investment opportunity.