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Flossbach von Storch founder: 'Sustainability is a weasel word'

Bert Flossbach believes ESG ratings remain shrouded in mystery.

Frank Fischer raises equity exposure to highest level since 2017

Fund now has a net equity exposure of 80%.

SYZ AM’s quant chief: ’there’s a clear trend towards alternatives’

Guido Bolliger talks alternative investments and points to the need for active and flexible management.

Vontobel equity fund backs consumer staples despite sector dip

Fund manager reveals plays in consumer staples and consumer discretionary.

Syz AM founder: '80% of active managers add no extra value'

The founder of Syz AM, Eric Syz, has criticised the high fees in the asset management industry.

Vontobel AAA-rated star raises risk in emerging markets fund

Trade war concerns don't worry Luc D'Hooge, who is taking a more aggressive approach in his flagship emerging markets fund.

Ticino-based WM fees rise 20% due to MiFID II

Costs could rise further as regulations continue to tighten.

Pictet multi-asset boss Percival Stanion dies

Stanion was also vice chair of the business, and was made a partner at the Swiss asset manager in 2014.

Zug boutique quits London and reinforces German office

Investment firm moves out of UK capital over Brexit considerations.

Bert Flossbach: why I'm backing 'expensive defensives'

Asset manager clings on to defensive names based on dovish interest rate expectations.

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2017 on film: the most-watched videos this year

2017 on film: the most-watched videos this year

We run down the 10 most popular videos of 2017.

Play VIDEO: Swiss asset allocators name their top convictions

VIDEO: Swiss asset allocators name their top convictions

CIOs and portfolio management heads reveal which asset classes worked best for them in 2017 and what they will be backing over the next two years.

Play VIDEO: EFG portfolio management head explains how fees affect fund selection

VIDEO: EFG portfolio management head explains how fees affect fund selection

Zurich-based Thomas Zgraggen talks about regulations and how the sell- and buy-side relationship is changing.

Play VIDEO: Decalia Millennials fund manager reveals key trends to watch

VIDEO: Decalia Millennials fund manager reveals key trends to watch

Clément Maclou, portfolio manager at Decalia AM, discusses how he keeps up with the investment drivers powering the millennial generation.