Why alternative asset classes are critical for Sovereign Wealth Funds’ portfolios

Sovereign Wealth Funds (SWFs) are becoming increasingly important in the institutional investor landscape thanks to advanced investment strategies and a solid growth in assets under management (AuM). Traditionally, SWFs followed a strategy that combined fixed-income products and equities. However, the introduction of monetary policies, such as quantitative easing and low …

CEOs are cheerful about 2018’s business environment. What’s next?

CEOs around the world are surprisingly optimistic about the economic and business environment in the next 12 months, according to our 21st CEO Survey. Where does this positivism, balanced across regions, come from? Despite the geopolitical uncertainty, corporate misbehaviour, and the job-killing potential of artificial intelligence, 2018 may turn out …