Given the current market turbulence, S&P Dow Jones Indices’ Priscilla Luk explains why the time’s right to use indexation and multi-asset solutions for better diversification.
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The fund industry’s latest mega-takeover has big implications for the two firms and for their clients in Asia. AsianInvestor looks at issues that the deal raises.
The financial giant plans to complete its intelligent investment platform for ESG this year and hopes the technology can be widely adopted by the industry when it becomes robust.
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