After each Meeting Owen James publish 'The Findings', a document that encapsulates and shares the key issues and topics discussed on the day.
Each section below summarises the different roundtable sessions and covers an array of industry driven topics.
The Findings are listed in Event date order, but don't just look for an event you attended, explore the research facility that gives you access to topics addressed at all our other Meetings – past and present.
ESG has become mainstream, and its popularity is only going to grow. Although techniques for assessing asset managers’ ESG performance are becoming increasingly sophisticated, there is no commonly agreed method of applying them.
05 March 2020A Meeting of Minds - Asset Management - 5 March 2020
Not all indices are created equally and the session addresses this by giving participants market leading insight to investigate the underlying index which an ETF tracks and how to make the most of passive investments.
Why is it the fastest growing asset class in the world right now?
Summary includes reference to the US where baby boomers hold 80% of net wealth, baby boomers continue to be risk-adverse and hold large amounts of cash, ongoing dependencies, challenges of paying for long term care and confirmation bias.
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According to some recent research from NS&I, 70% of financial advisers are willing to advise people with portfolios of less than £50,000 but 71% of Britons would only consider consulting a financial adviser if they had more than £25,000 to invest. So just what is commercially feasible from your point of view? Do we know at what level people feel they can justify the cost of financial advice?