Category Archives: Alternative Investments

INSEAD Professor: US to Lose Its Place as Top Spot for Venture Capital Next Year

Claudia Zeisberger expects early and late stage venture capital investments in the US will reach US$94 billion in 2019, behind an expected US$102 billion in China. Read More

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The Future of Global Investing

Asset owners play an important role shaping the future of asset management, and three of them shared their perspectives at the 71st CFA Institute Annual Conference in Hong Kong. Read More

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The Rise of Active Indexing through ETFs

The real ETF-inspired disruption is in active indexing, says Joanne M. Hill. Read More

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Risk and Opportunities in Frontier Markets

Some investors find that the chaos inherent in frontier markets offers a chance to profit from molding disorder into order. Read More

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Lei Zhang on Hillhouse Capital’s Success Equation

What explains Hillhouse Capital Management’s explosive growth? Hillhouse founder and CEO Lei Zhang says it comes down to people. Read More

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A Map of Many Roads: Where do Cryptocurrencies Go from Here?

The global cryptocurrency landscape has been a map of many possible roads but not enough signposts. Read More

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Staying Ahead of the Curve in Global Investing

The 71st CFA Institute Annual Conference has been designed to equip financial professionals with the tools necessary to succeed in an increasingly competitive, diverse, global working environment. Read More

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Cryptocurrency Derivatives and the Future of Bitcoin

The public perception of bitcoin has shifted, and investors need to keep track of the global sentiment surrounding cryptocurrencies and other cryptoassets. Read More

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Campbell R. Harvey Explains Blockchain 101

Duke University Professor of Finance Campbell R. Harvey explained the basics of blockchain technology to an audience at the 70th CFA Institute Annual Conference. Read More

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Progress Interrupted by Populism

Scarcely any attendees at the 70th CFA Institute Annual Conference thought that the populist tide had peaked and would start subsiding. Panelists Neil Howe, Michala Marcussen, CFA, and Willis Sparks discussed what it meant for global economies. Read More

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