Market Insight by Nicolas Roth - Blockchain in financial services, hype or revolution?
13.06.2017

Within the world of investing in 2017, the buzz words hitting the wires constantly are machine learning, robo advisory and artificial intelligence among others. Although the potential use of this technology is promising, the technology...

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Market Insight by Daryl Liew - Is Asia’s Strong Performance Sustainable?
02.05.2017

Asian equities have delivered solid returns in the first four months of the year, largely buoyed by a pickup in the global trade cycle which has boosted economic growth and led to a turnaround in earnings expectations. Meanwhile, the Trump...

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Market Insight by Kinan Khadam-Al-Jame - OMAN: A tiny sultanate that is not afraid to stand alone
04.04.2017

The Sultanate of Oman is a founding member of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), whose members tend to act in a concerted manner when taking strategic decisions. With regards to its foreign policy however, Oman tends to balance the...

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Market Insight by Nicolas Roth - Fake news, Complexity and Investing
14.03.2017

What is the common point between President Donald Trump and largest hedge fund manager in the world, Ray Dalio from Bridgewater? At a first glance, both men have not that much in common except one thing. Recently, they both ranted about...

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Market Insight by Nicolas Roth - Synthetic securitization makes a comeback
13.02.2017

Securitisation was almost deemed to be a bad word at the end of the global financial crisis. Following the Bear Stearns demise, Lehman collapse and the credit crunch, a number of investors discovered that an alphabet soup of credit...

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