"Investment consultants' assets managed under an OCIO arrangement are expected to continue to grow, and for many firms this is the fastest-growing segment of their overall business," states Michele Guiditta, associate director at Cerulli.
As global regulations begin to take effect, launching a hedge fund from scratch will be even more challenging says Pete Hess, President and CEO, Advent Software.
Andy Brunner, investment strategist at Morningstar OBSR, believes developed economies will contribute the largest year-on-year increase to global growth in 2014:
With political paralysis in Washington overcome, a net 67 percent of respondents now expect the world's economy to strengthen over the next 12 months -- up a notable 13 percentage points from October.
Most people, however, stay away from what scares them, and two new surveys released recently say that what frightens investors is the stock market
The global economic crisis has had a profound impact on people’s well-being, reaching far beyond the loss of jobs and income, and affecting citizens’ satisfaction with their lives and their trust in governments, according to a new OECD report.
Dirk Wiedmann, Head of Investments, Rothschild Wealth Management, provides the business’s current position on markets.