Category Archives: Investment Topics

ESG Investing’s Growing Influence

The integration of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors into the institutional investment analysis and decision-making process is a mega-trend that investors can no longer ignore, says Emily Chew. Read More

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Why Everyone Hates Finance, and What to Do about It

“Finance is being demonized, and it’s being demonized because people don’t understand it,” Mihir A. Desai says. “If we want to stop demonization, we have to make it accessible.” Read More

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Looking for an Asset Management Job in Asia? Time to Measure Up

Be prepared to learn — and more importantly, demonstrate — new career competencies when looking for financial services opportunities in Asia. Read More

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Top 10 Steven Eisman Quotes from Hong Kong

Steven Eisman delivered an hour’s worth of pithy and insightful comments on the global financial crisis, the markets, and the finance industry. 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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Decrypting Earnings Calls with Natural Language Processing

David Pope, CFA, sees natural language processing (NLP) as a systematic and sensible way for analysts to review larger amounts of information in less time. Read More

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Chinese Government Bonds: The Elephant in the Room

China’s government fixed-income market constitutes a US $12-trillion opportunity, according to Emil Nguy. Read More

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The Selling Mindset: Career Strategies for Ascending the Ranks

Eric Sim, CFA, explained how familiar strategies can be combined to build a useful plan to progress up the corporate ladder. Read More

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The Robots Are Coming! The Robots Are Coming!

“I’m not worried so much about robots developing their own agenda and taking over the world,” says Kate Darling. “I’m a little bit more worried about people and how we decide to use the robots as a society.” 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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